A colloquial term referring to a subgenre of movies depicting the use and/or the users of marijuana. Typically, such movies show marijuana use in an undemonized, comic, or even positive fashion, earning them a following as cult films. Marijuana use is one of the main themes, and inspires most of the action.
'Harold and Kumar' is a throwback to the 'Cheech & Chong' stoner comedy style like 'Up in Smoke.'
by Burt Campbell May 29, 2008