30 Movies to Light Up Your Month-Long 4/20

Diana Gonimah
Mar 31, 2020

In honor of our favorite month of the year, we asked Eaze employees to nominate their go-to marijuana movies, so we can light one up together, every night.

With a film for every night of the month, you can celebrate all month long—inside. Without further ado, here’s our ultimate 4/20 watchlist:

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1. Reefer Madness (1936)

What it’s about: Start the month off strong with this black-and-white comedic cult classic that offers a melodramatic take on what happens when innocent teenagers are introduced to marijuana.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video or YouTube.

2. Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)

What it’s about: Make sure your quarantine snacks are ready for this one. The story follows two friends that get the munchies that set them on a comedic and treacherous quest to find an open White Castle.

Where to watch: Netflix

3. Friday (1995)

What it’s about: TGIF. Stay in theme and throw on this movie to follow Craig Jones’ (played by Ice Cube) misadventures on one fateful Friday in LA.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, YouTube.

4. This Is The End (2013)

What it’s about: Starting to get a little cabin fever? This film might hit too close to home. In this comedy, an apocalyptic earthquake strikes LA, leaving Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride and Craig Robinson trapped at James Franco’s house.

Where to watch it: Amazon Prime Video, YouTube.

5. Half-Baked (1998)

What it’s about: In this stoner comedy classic, four lifelong stoners (including Dave Chappelle as Thurgood Jenkins/Sir Smoke-a-Lot) are caught in a bind when the nice guy in their friend group is arrested while out on a munchie run, and they’re determined to find $1,000,000 to bail him out.

Where to watch: Hulu

6. Pineapple Express (2008)

What it’s about: This buddy action comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco is to 4/20 what Love Actually and Elf are to Christmas—you just can’t skip them no matter how many times you’ve seen them!

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, YouTube.

7. Dazed and Confused (1993)

What it’s about: This teen coming-of-age classic centers around the last day of school shenanigans for a group of high school and junior high students in 1976 Texas.

Where to watch it: Hulu

8. The Big Lebowski (1998)

What it’s about: With stars like Jeff Bridges, John Goodman and Julianne Moore, your 4/20 crew has never been more star-studded. Enjoy this crime comedy about a bowling enthusiast in LA who gets wrapped up in a case of mistaken (millionaire) identity.

Where to watch it: Hulu

9. Cheech and Chong’s Up in Smoke (1978)

What it’s about: Start your weekend early with the ultimate buddy comedy film. Following the ridiculous road trip misadventures of unemployed amateur drummer Anthony Stoner and his kindred spirit Pedro de Pacas, Up in Smoke is credited with establishing the stoner film genre.

Where to watch it: Hulu

10. Super Troopers (2001)

What it’s about: Set in a small town near the Canadian border, this 2001 comedy follows a group of state troopers’ determined efforts to bust a drug ring to out-do the local police department.

Where to watch it: Amazon Prime, YouTube

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11. Inception (2010)

What it’s about: We left this mind-bending thriller for the weekend so settle in for two-and-a-half hours of Leo DiCaprio breaking into your subconscious.

Where to watch it: Netflix

12. Fantasia (1940)

What it’s about: Is it even 4/20 if we haven’t seen a Disney movie yet? This experimental film combines everything you didn’t know you needed in one film, from dancing mushrooms and centaurs to classical music by Beethoven and Bach.

Where to watch it: Disney+

13. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

What it’s about: Enjoy this satirical black comedy road film while you’re cooped up inside, as it follows a stoned duo’s journey from LA to Sin City.

Where to watch it: YouTube, Amazon Prime Video

14. Truman Show (1999)

What it’s about: Take a break from comedy and jump into a meta film starring Jim Carrey as Truman Burbank, whose entire life is part of a massive TV set (and he doesn’t even know it).

Where to watch it: Hulu

15. The Matrix (1999)

What it’s about: Join Keanu Reeves on his trippy adventures as a computer hacker who comes to believe his day-to-day is actually a giant computer-generated simulation.

Where to watch it: YouTube, Amazon Prime Video

16. Alice in Wonderland (1951)

What it’s about: We love the live-action 2010 film, but we’re throwing it back this Thursday to the original Disney adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s beloved fantasy tale about a restless girl that falls down a rabbit hole and into a magical world.

Where to watch it: Disney+, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video

17. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

What it’s about: Not all great 4/20 movies are set in LA! This action fantasy starring Kurt Russel follows a truck driver wrapped up in a bizarre conflict with an ancient Chinese prince and Chinatown crime lord who has kidnapped his best friend’s fiancee.

Where to watch it: Hulu

18. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)

What it’s about: The action comedy film follows Sing and his sidekick Bone as they try to convince residents of a Shanghai slum that they’re part of the notorious Axe Gang.

Where to watch it: YouTube, Amazon Prime Video

19. Army of Darkness (1992)

What it’s about: Power through your Sunday Scaries with this horror meets comedy meets sorcery sequel to The Evil Dead that will transport you to a besieged kingdom in the Middle Ages.

Where to watch it: Hulu, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video

20. Pulp Fiction (1994)

What it’s about: We don’t just love it because all the clocks in the film are set to 4/20. A Quentin Tarantino masterpiece intertwining two hitmen (John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson) with the convoluted lives of a boxer, a fixer, a pair of armed robbers and their mob boss and his wife, Pulp Fiction is worthy of your coveted 4/20/20 virtual watch party.

Where to watch it: Hulu

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21. Batman & Robin (1997)

What it’s about: Batman and Robin are battling to thwart the evil pair of Mr Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City.

Where to watch it: Amazon Prime Video

22. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)

What it’s about: While you’re stuck inside on Earth Day, let Bill and Ted take you on their time traveling adventures to various points in history.

Where to watch it: Hulu

23. Zoolander (2001)

What it’s about: Get your Blue Steel face on for what we imagine will be your 100th viewing of Zoolander, the iconic comedy starring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson.

Where to watch it: Amazon Prime Video, YouTube

24. Tenacious D and the Pick of Destiny (2006)

What it’s about: Dive into another buddy film with JB (Jack Black) and KG (Kyle Gass), as the rockstar duo embark on a quest to find a guitar pick that can make them the greatest rock band in the world.

Where to watch it: iTunes, YouTube

25. Dude Where’s My Car (2000)

What it’s about: Wind down with this stoner comedy starring Ashton Kutcher and Seann William Scott who wake up from a night of partying and try to trace back where they parked their car.

Where to watch it: Amazon Prime Video, YouTube

26. Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

What it’s about: Horror meets comedy in this campy musical film, in which a flat tire brings an innocent couple to a strange castle where they discover a group of eccentric people holding an Annual Transylvanian Convention.

Where to watch it: YouTube, Amazon Prime Video

27. Avatar (2009)

What it’s about: Trouble brews in this epic sci-fi Disney film as a paraplegic former marine dispatched on a mission to the alien world of Pandora develops a conflict of interest when he falls in love with a member of the indigenous Na’vi clan.

Where to watch it: Disney+, YouTube

28. Speed Racer (2008)

What it’s about: This action family film follows Speed Racer, a young driver aspiring to become the champion of the same cross-country race that killed his brother.

Where to watch it: YouTube, Amazon Prime Video

29. Chopping Mall (1986)

What it’s about: A group of teenagers are trapped inside a high-tech shopping mall, terrorized by three malfunctioning security robots.

Where to watch it: Amazon Prime Video

30. Hackers (1995)

What it’s about: Close out 4/20 with Angelina Jolie and Jonny Lee Miller in this 1995 crime thriller about a teenage hacker framed for stealing millions of dollars from a major corporation.

Where to watch it: YouTube

Images courtesy of Vice, Amazon and The New York Times respectively.

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