When the “War on Drugs” was spreading paranoia in the 80s, stoner characters were typically written as brainless surfers. These stoner roles represent the best part of getting baked: having fun with your friends.
Alex & Dante (Grandma’s Boy)
The monkey is in charge after Alex and Dante combine different strains of powerful weed.
Sometimes a dealer can have too many customers.
Thurgood Jenkins (Half Baked)
Recruited by a scientist to fulfill a prescription, Thurgood (Dave Chappelle) picks up a pound of medical grade cannabis.
Slater (Dazed & Confused)
Slater’s stoned monologue voices his opinions on music, American history and aliens.
Floyd (True Romance)
Floyd (Brad Pitt) gets a visit from the mob while getting baked.
Floyd wants to be treated with respect….maaaaaan.
Stoners love to share, Smokey (Chris Tucker) can’t wait to get his friend stoned on his day off.
Dale & Saul (Pineapple Express)
There’s a thin line between dealer and friendship.
The Dude (The Big Lebowski)
German Nihilists interrupt The Dude’s relaxing toke bath in his private residence.
Harold & Kumar (H&K Trilogy)
Harold & Kumar spend a day in Amsterdam with their stoner girls.
Cheech & Chong (C&C Films)
Pranking your best friend with acid is encouraged by Cheech and Chong in this scene from Up in Smoke.