Psychedelic Films Compilation

Psychedelic definition: of or noting a mental state characterized by a profound sense of intensified sensory perception, sometimes accompanied by severe perceptual distortion and hallucinations and by extreme feelings of either euphoria or despair

This is a compilation of multiple lists gathered from reputable psychedelic sites and popular lists on reputable film sites. The films are ranked based on how many of the lists they appeared on (can be seen with the notes feature). This list features projects of all genres and lengths, anything considered psychedelic by one or many of the sources. A note on bias: many of these lists are older, and there is a general tendency for some of the higher ranking films to be older. I…

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  • Enter the Void

    1

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2

  • The Holy Mountain

    3

  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    4

  • Altered States

    5

  • Yellow Submarine

    6

  • Waking Life

    7

  • Fantasia

    8

  • Pink Floyd: The Wall

    9

  • A Scanner Darkly

    10

  • The Fountain

    11

  • Fantastic Planet

    12

  • Easy Rider

    13

  • The Trip

    14

  • Requiem for a Dream

    15

  • Donnie Darko

    16

  • El Topo

    17

  • A Field in England

    18

  • Inception

    19

  • Mulholland Drive

    20

  • Un Chien Andalou

    21

  • The Wizard of Oz

    22

  • Eraserhead

    23

  • The Big Lebowski

    24

  • Samsara

    25

  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    26

  • Spirited Away

    27

  • The Matrix

    28

  • Koyaanisqatsi

    29

  • Head

    30

  • Being John Malkovich

    31

  • Daisies

    32

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    33

  • Naked Lunch

    34

  • The Cell

    35

  • Speed Racer

    36

  • Alice in Wonderland

    37

  • Pan's Labyrinth

    38

  • Blade Runner

    39

  • Trainspotting

    40

  • A Clockwork Orange

    41

  • Interstellar

    42

  • Zabriskie Point

    43

  • Beyond the Black Rainbow

    44

  • Beetlejuice

    45

  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    46

  • Doctor Strange

    47

  • Holy Motors

    48

  • Pi

    49

  • The Fall

    50

  • Metropolis

    51

  • Across the Universe

    52

  • The Science of Sleep

    53

  • Paprika

    54

  • Fritz the Cat

    55

  • Akira

    56

  • Alice in Wonderland

    57

  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

    58

  • Dark City

    59

  • Brazil

    60

  • Suspiria

    61

  • Apocalypse Now

    62

  • The Doors

    63

  • The Tree of Life

    64

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas

    65

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    66

  • Baraka

    67

  • Barbarella

    68

  • Loving Vincent

    69

  • Fight Club

    70

  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit

    71

  • Annihilation

    72

  • The Lego Movie

    73

  • What Dreams May Come

    74

  • Princess Mononoke

    75

  • Labyrinth

    76

  • Coraline

    77

  • Under the Skin

    78

  • 8½

    79

  • Last Year at Marienbad

    80

  • Avatar

    81

  • Heavy Metal

    82

  • Rubber

    83

  • Blueberry

    84

  • Dumbo

    85

  • Son of the White Mare

    86

  • Come and See

    87

  • Wreck-It Ralph

    88

  • DMT: The Spirit Molecule

    89

  • Climax

    90

  • MirrorMask

    91

  • House

    92

  • Natural Born Killers

    93

  • eXistenZ

    94

  • Lost Highway

    95

  • The NeverEnding Story

    96

  • Inland Empire

    97

  • Dreams

    98

  • Santa Sangre

    99

  • Memento

    100