Pineapple Express is a 2008 American stoner action comedy film directed by David Gordon Green, written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, and starring Rogen and James Franco. The plot follows a process server and his marijuana dealer as they go on the run from hitmen and the police after the dealer witnesses a murder.
Here are some other movies like Pineapple Express that will have you laughing out loud:
- 1. Up in Smoke (1978)
- 2. Half Baked (1998)
- 3. Friday (1995)
- 4. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
- 5. Dazed and Confused (1993)
- 6. Superbad (2007)
- 7. How High (2001)
- 8. This Is the End (2013)
- 9. The Hangover (2009)
- 10. Knocked Up (2007)
- 11. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
- 12. The Stoned Age (1994)
- 13. Super High Me (2007)
- 14. Your Highness (2011)
- 15. Dude, Where’s My Car? (2000)
1. Up in Smoke (1978)
Up in Smoke is a 1978 American stoner comedy film directed by Lou Adler and starring Tommy Chong, Cheech Marin, and their real-life personas of “Cheech” and “Chong”.
The plot follows two unemployed musicians who are living in Los Angeles while they attempt to get their band off the ground with the help of a van made entirely out of marijuana.
2. Half Baked (1998)
Half Baked is a 1998 American stoner comedy film starring Dave Chappelle, Jim Breuer, and Guillermo Díaz. The plot follows three friends who are trying to raise money to bail their friend out of jail after he is arrested for accidentally killing a diabetic police horse by selling marijuana.
3. Friday (1995)
Friday is a 1995 American stoner comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray and starring Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, and Nia Long. The plot follows two friends who must pay their drug dealer $200 by the end of the day or he will kill them.
The stoner comedy genre is one of the most popular and profitable in Hollywood. These movies usually feature characters who are trying to get by in life while dealing with the various trials and tribulations that come with being a weed smoker.
4. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age comedy film directed by Amy Heckerling and written by Cameron Crowe, based on his experience as a teenager in Southern California.
The plot follows a group of high school students as they navigate their way through the perils of teenage life while trying to figure out how to get laid.
5. Dazed and Confused (1993)
Dazed and Confused is a 1993 American coming-of-age comedy film directed by Richard Linklater and written by Linklater and Dazed and Confused actors Matthew McConaughey, Wiley Wiggins, and Jason London.
The plot follows a group of high school students in Texas on the last day of school in 1976 as they go through the ups and downs of teenage life.
6. Superbad (2007)
Superbad is a 2007 American coming-of-age teen comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and produced by Judd Apatow. The film stars Jonah Hill and Michael Cera as Seth and Evan, two teenage best friends who are trying to lose their virginity before they go off to college.
7. How High (2001)
How High is a 2001 American stoner comedy film starring Method Man and Redman as two pot-smoking friends who are trying to get into Harvard University.
The plot follows the two main characters as they smoke weed that has been laced with the ashes of a recently deceased friend, and they end up becoming ghosts themselves.
8. This Is the End (2013)
This Is the End is a 2013 American apocalyptic comedy film directed by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen, who also wrote the screenplay with Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, and Craig Robinson.
The plot follows a group of friends who are trapped in a house during the end of the world as they try to figure out what to do with the limited supplies they have.
9. The Hangover (2009)
The Hangover is a 2009 American comedy film directed by Todd Phillips and written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. The film stars Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Ken Jeong, Heather Graham, Justin Bartha, and Jeffrey Tambor.
The plot follows a group of friends who go on a bachelor party trip to Las Vegas and wake up the next morning with no memory of what happened the night before.
10. Knocked Up (2007)
Knocked Up is a 2007 American romantic comedy film directed by Judd Apatow and written by Apatow, Leslie Mann, and Seth Rogen. The film stars Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, and Leslie Mann.
The plot follows a one-night stand between a slacker and an ambitious woman that results in an unplanned pregnancy.
11. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
The 40-Year-Old Virgin is a 2005 American sex comedy film directed by Judd Apatow, who co-wrote the screenplay with Steve Carell. The film stars Carell as Andy Stitzer, a middle-aged virgin who has never had sex.
The plot follows Andy as he goes through the various trials and tribulations that come with trying to lose his virginity, with the help of his friends.
12. The Stoned Age (1994)
The Stoned Age is a 1994 American stoner comedy film directed by Richard Linklater and written by Linklater and Stephen Blackehart. The film stars Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Rory Cochrane, and Adam Goldberg.
The plot follows two teenage best friends who are trying to navigate their way through the perils of teenage life while also trying to score weed, alcohol, and girls.
13. Super High Me (2007)
Super High Me is a 2007 American stoner comedy documentary film directed by Michael Blieden and starring Doug Benson. The film chronicles Benson’s attempt to find out the effects of marijuana on his body by smoking weed every day for 30 days.
14. Your Highness (2011)
Your Highness is a 2011 American stoner comedy film directed by David Gordon Green and written by Danny McBride and Ben Best. The film stars Danny McBride, James Franco, Natalie Portman, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Theroux, and Toby Jones.
The plot follows two slacker princes who are tasked with rescuing a princess from an evil wizard. Along the way, they must smoke weed, battle wizards, and overcome their own laziness.
15. Dude, Where’s My Car? (2000)
Dude, Where’s My Car? is a 2000 American stoner comedy film directed by Danny Leiner and written by Philip Stark. The film stars Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Garner, Marla Sokoloff, Kristy Swanson, and John Doe.
The plot follows two stoner friends who go on a quest to find their lost car after a night of partying. Along the way, they must battle aliens, ninjas, and frat boys.
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