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Poll: Best Portrayal of a Drug Addict

Drug overdose ("OD") is the leading cause of death in the United States for adults under 55.

Which movie character gives the most realistic portrayal of a drug addict?

Discuss the list here

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Results of 975 votes:

  1. 1.

    Ewan McGregor in Trainspotting (1996)

    Ewan McGregor as Renton - heroin addict
  2. 2.

    Jared Leto in Requiem for a Dream (2000)

    Jared Leto as Harry Goldfarb - heroin and cocaine addict
  3. 3.

    Jennifer Connelly in Requiem for a Dream (2000)

    Jennifer Connelly as Marion Silver - cocaine addict

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