There are three core movies that make up the high school stoner genre and these three will forever be classics. Here are your three classic high school stoner films.

1. Breakfast Club

John Bender somehow peer pressured everyone in detention to get high and then they danced to really bad 80s music. Hopefully their show of rebelliousness benefitted them in the future.



Nonetheless, we pray it wasn’t laced because we wouldn’t get high and dance to 80s music.

2. Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Stoned surfer dude just tryin to party. We love Sean Penn as Spicoli in this film and Phoebe Cates was too awesome topless.

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The early makings of Lebowski.

3. Dazed and Confused

Cult classic stoner film. We know this has been mentioned a lot but we haven’t seen a stoner film stay so true to the culture.



There was no way we could have pulled off a Kangol in high school.

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These three movies anchor the high school stoner genre. Name a high school stoner flick and you will easily see the influence.