If there’s one thing the fictional worlds of film and our own very own real one have in common, it’s drugs. Even in the characters in galaxies far, far away or in the humble forests of The Shire want to find a way to get high. Some seek enlightenment—to understand and fully know the truth the world that they’re faced with. Others want only to escape their reality and decrease physical, psychological and emotional pain. For some, drugs aren’t done for their ends, but rather as means and tools to achieve a masterful plan. The top 11 drugs in science fiction and fantasy below only glaze the surface of drugs in these genres, both in movies and films.
1. Naked Lunch by William Burroughs: Black Meat
Junkies on black meat even feel compelled to eat their own vomit in an effort to attain the high again.
Feeling the desire to eat one’s own vomit might make this doozy of a drug one of the most disgusting on the list of drugs in science fiction and fantasy.