Drugs and drug culture in cinema have a long history of both reflecting and shaping culture. The following infographic looks back at how culture and laws have shaped portrayals of drugs in movies. Moreover, how a film reflects changing social attitudes about what is ofter a controversial topic. From the very beginning of movies, drugs have had a significant role in the narrative.
Not to forget how important films have been for the sake of propaganda and very often as an integral part of the shocking storytelling. Take a look how movies have molded popular legislation and public opinion and vice versa. This infographic illustrates the popular drugs throughout different eras in U.S. history and the topics that came along with the changes throughout time.
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