Psychedelic movies

List of the best psychedelic films according to visitors: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Daisies, Easy Rider, Un chien andalou, Point Blank, The Red Shoes, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Zabriskie Point, Wake in Fright, The Devils.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their hotel room and fear legal repercussions. Duke begins to drive back to L.A., but after an odd run-in with a cop, he returns to Sin City and continues his wild drug binge.

Daisies (1966)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy
CountryCzechoslovakia

Two teenage girls, both named Marie, decide that since the world is spoiled they will be spoiled as well; accordingly they embark on a series of destructive pranks in which they consume and destroy the world about them. This freewheeling, madcap feminist farce was immediately banned by the government.

Easy Rider (1969)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.

Un chien andalou (1929)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, short
CountryFrance
Duration00:17

Un Chien Andalou is a classic European avant-garde surrealist film from the cooperation of director Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali. The film changed the way people made movies. Most famous is the scene of a woman’s eye being cut with a knife.

Point Blank (1967)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.

The Red Shoes (1948)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:13

In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her to forget anything but ballet, Vicky begins to fall for the charming young composer Julian Craster. Eventually Vicky, under great emotional stress, must choose to pursue either her art or her romance, a decision that carries serious consequences.

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:29

Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.

Zabriskie Point (1969)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert) and dropout Mark (who's wanted by the authorities for allegedly killing a policeman during a student riot)...

Wake in Fright (1970)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
Duration01:54

Wake in Fright is the story of John Grant, a bonded teacher who arrives in the rough outback mining town of Bundanyabba planning to stay overnight before catching the plane to Sydney, but as one night stretches into several he plunges headlong into his own destruction.

The Devils (1971)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:51

A dramatised historical account of the rise and fall of Urbain Grandier, a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest accused of witchcraft following alleged demonic possessions of sexually repressed nuns.

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3 Women (1977)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

An awkward young teen working at a spa becomes overly attached to her fellow worker, a lonely outcast. They hang out at a bar owned by a strange pregnant artist and her has-been cowboy husband. Amid emotional crises, the three woman steal and trade one another's personalities.

Fantastic Planet (1973)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, cartoon
CountryFrance, Czechoslovakia
Duration01:12

On the planet Ygam, the Draags, extremely technologically and spiritually advanced blue humanoids, consider the tiny Oms, human beings descendants of Terra's inhabitants, as ignorant animals. Those who live in slavery are treated as simple pets and used to entertain Draag children; those who live hidden in the hostile wilderness of the planet are periodically hunted and ruthlessly slaughtered as if they were vermin.

The Wicker Man (1973)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:28

Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.

The Holy Mountain (1973)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryMexico
Duration01:55

The Alchemist assembles together a group of people from all walks of life to represent the planets in the solar system. The occult adept's intention is to put his recruits through strange mystical rites and divest them of their worldly baggage before embarking on a trip to Lotus Island. There they ascend the Holy Mountain to displace the immortal gods who secretly rule the universe.

Altered States (1980)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

A research scientist explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, time, and perhaps reality itself are states of mind.

Suspiria (1977)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror
CountryItaly
Duration01:38

From the moment she arrives in Freiberg, Germany, to attend the prestigious Tans Academy, American ballet-dancer Suzy Bannion senses that something horribly evil lurks within the walls of the age-old institution.

Dead Man (1995)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, western
CountryUSA, Germany, Japan
Duration02:01

On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.

Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, drama
CountryItaly, West Germany, France
Duration01:47

Ghoulish Count Dracula lures a naive estate agent, Jonathan Harker, to his decaying Transylvanian castle with the promise of easy money. But when he spies a portrait of the man's beautiful young wife Lucy, the vampire becomes obsessed and sets in motion their destruction.

Come and See (1985)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, military, history
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:16

The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On returning home, Florya finds his family and fellow peasants massacred. His continued survival amidst the brutal debris of war becomes increasingly nightmarish, a battle between despair and hope.

Enter the Void (2010)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryFrance, Germany, Italy, Canada, Japan
Duration02:41

This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar (Nathaniel Brown), a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda (Paz de la Huerta). When Oscar is killed by police during a bust gone bad, his spirit journeys from the past -- where he sees his parents before their deaths -- to the present -- where he witnesses his own autopsy -- and then to the future, where he looks out for his sister from beyond the grave.

Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Duration01:42

The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.

A Field in England (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, drama, detective, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30

During the Civil War in 17th-Century England, a small group of deserters flee from a raging battle through an overgrown field. They are captured by an alchemist, who forces the group to aid him in his search to find a hidden treasure that he believes is buried in the field. Crossing a vast mushroom circle, which provides their first meal, the group quickly descend into a chaos of arguments, fighting and paranoia, and, as it becomes clear that the treasure might be something other than gold, they slowly become victim to the terrifying energies trapped inside the field.

World of Tomorrow (2015)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration01:05

A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.

I Believe in Unicorns (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA

Follows the lyrical journey of an imaginative teenage girl who runs away from home with an older punk rock drifter, but not even unicorns can save her now.

Midsommar (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Sweden
Duration02:28

A group of friends travels to Sweden to visit the rural hometown of one of them and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

Liquid Sky (1982)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her female, androgynous, bisexual nymphomaniac lover, a fashion model. The aliens soon find the human pheromones created in the brain during orgasm preferable to heroin, and the model's casual sex partners begin to disappear. This increasingly bizarre scenario is observed by a lonely woman in the building across the street, a German scientist who is following the aliens, and an equally androgynous, drug-addicted male model.

Eraserhead (1977)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.

Nowhere (1997)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

Described as "90210 on acid", the film tells the story of a day in the lives of a group of high school kids in Los Angeles and the strange lives they lead.

John Dies at the End (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

A new drug promises out-of-body experiences, but users are coming back changed forever, and an otherworldly invasion of Earth is underway.

Horse Girl (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

A socially awkward woman with a fondness for arts and crafts, horses, and supernatural crime shows finds her increasingly lucid dreams trickling into her waking life.




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