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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

  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    3

  • The Holy Mountain

    4

  • Yellow Submarine

    5

  • Waking Life

    6

  • Altered States

    7

  • Fantastic Planet

    8

  • Pink Floyd: The Wall

    9

  • Fantasia

    10

  • A Scanner Darkly

    11

  • Donnie Darko

    12

  • The Fountain

    13

  • Easy Rider

    14

  • The Trip

    15

  • Requiem for a Dream

    16

  • Mulholland Drive

    17

  • A Field in England

    18

  • Samsara

    19

  • Inception

    20

  • Koyaanisqatsi

    21

  • Eraserhead

    22

  • El Topo

    23

  • Spirited Away

    24

  • The Matrix

    25

  • The Cell

    26

  • The Wizard of Oz

    27

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    28

  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    29

  • Daisies

    30

  • Un Chien Andalou

    31

  • Being John Malkovich

    32

  • The Big Lebowski

    33

  • Pan's Labyrinth

    34

  • Naked Lunch

    35

  • Head

    36

  • Speed Racer

    37

  • Trainspotting

    38

  • Akira

    39

  • Alice in Wonderland

    40

  • Blade Runner

    41

  • Doctor Strange

    42

  • A Clockwork Orange

    43

  • Pi

    44

  • Alice in Wonderland

    45

  • Paprika

    46

  • Brazil

    47

  • Interstellar

    48

  • Zabriskie Point

    49

  • Beyond the Black Rainbow

    50

  • Beetlejuice

    51

  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    52

  • Holy Motors

    53

  • The Tree of Life

    54

  • Across the Universe

    55

  • Fight Club

    56

  • Barbarella

    57

  • The Science of Sleep

    58

  • The Fall

    59

  • Metropolis

    60

  • Fritz the Cat

    61

  • Dark City

    62

  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

    63

  • Apocalypse Now

    64

  • What Dreams May Come

    65

  • Jacob's Ladder

    66

  • Baraka

    67

  • Annihilation

    68

  • Son of the White Mare

    69

  • The Doors

    70

  • Suspiria

    71

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas

    72

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    73

  • Loving Vincent

    74

  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit

    75

  • The Lego Movie

    76

  • Under the Skin

    77

  • MirrorMask

    78

  • Renegade

    79

  • Lost Highway

    80

  • Dumbo

    81

  • Labyrinth

    82

  • House

    83

  • Stalker

    84

  • Belladonna of Sadness

    85

  • Mandy

    86

  • The Dark Crystal

    87

  • Howl's Moving Castle

    88

  • DMT: The Spirit Molecule

    89

  • The NeverEnding Story

    90

  • Memento

    91

  • Vanilla Sky

    92

  • Midsommar

    93

  • Coraline

    94

  • Princess Mononoke

    95

  • 8½

    96

  • Last Year at Marienbad

    97

  • Avatar

    98

  • Heavy Metal

    99

  • Rubber

    100