The leaves are turning yellow and red, the pumpkins perch on porches, and the ghosts and ghouls have crept into our yards. The month of October means one thing: Halloween is here! To celebrate here at HERB, we decided to count down our Top 5 Favorite Horror movies with weed references in them, chosen laughs as well as screams.
5. The Thing
The John Carpenter classic took paranoia and gore to a new level for horror fans worldwide.
This classic had gut ripping, flamethrowing action, and one doomed pilot who could roll some mean cone joints. Poor Palmer, his skills will be missed.
4. Freddy vs. Jason
In the biggest bad guy tag team since Dracula and the Werewolf, Freddy Krueger delivers the twisted humor and Jason brings the blade to slash their way through the lives of hapless victims.
But the best part for cannabis lovers might be the scene Freddy transforms into an evil caterpillar and rips off a hookah.
3. Shaun of the Dead
Two best friends, one overworked and the other blissfully baked, take on hordes of the undead, as well as Shaun’s personal life.
The zombies are excellent, but the British humor is what really kills in this comedic horror. Best of all, the two friends get to go back to blazing up and playing video games, even if one of them is undead.
2. Idle Hands
Marked for possession by his own idle ways, our would-be hero has to get off his butt to get the girl. With his asthma inhaler pipe and undead friends, he defeats his own severed hand with a bong hit that puts it down long enough to regroup.
This flick delivers ridiculous humor and a herb loving hero who may go at it single-handedly, but he gets the job done.
1. Cabin in the Woods
This darkly humorous horror is the best of both worlds. You get to chuckle and scream, but horror reigns supreme. This movie comes in first for three reasons. The effects and story are fantastic, giving us gore and monsters in spades. The humor is dark and sophisticated, both honoring and mocking the history of horror.
But the show stealer is our hero Marty, who’s weed makes him impervious to mind control and who’s bong is beyond awesome! A coffee mug that telescopes into a redneck zombie bashing club, who doesn’t love that?
Coffee Mug Pipe
The guys at IronMan Design loved the idea so much they brought this movie prop to life for herbal enthusiasts everywhere.
Their Coffee Mug Pipe comes in stainless steel and drops down to 2 1/2 feet of smoke swinging power.
Whether to complement your regular morning wake and bake or accessorize your movie based costume for Halloween, this herbal horror homage is a must have.