Far-out films for 420

Celebrate from the comfort of your own couch

It’s 420 folks: Grab some — snacks. Here’s our Top 5 list of movies/shows to consider for the occasion:


Seth Rogan and James Franco star in this 2008 film, named for the strain of weed at the center of the story. Need we say more? Rated R. Rent or purchase on Amazon Instant Video, iTunes, Google Play and Vudu.


Matthew McConaughey’s words from this 1993 now-classic still echo: This one is “alright, alright, alright.” Rated R. On Amazon Prime.


Adventure over the rainbow again in this 1939 classic of classics. Rated G. Stream on HBO Max; purchase from multiple sources, including Apple TV and Redbox.

"OUR PLANET," narrated by David Attenborough

This stunning 2019 nature documentary series is only made more magical by Attenborough’s unmistakable voice. Rated TV-G. On Netflix.


Really, the time is always right for this wacky, wonderful musical adventure from 2004 with our eponymous hero and his best starfish friend. Rated PG. On Paramount Plus, The Roku Channel, Prime Video, Apple TV and Vudu.