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

  • Yellow Submarine

    5

  • Altered States

    6

  • Waking Life

    7

  • Fantasia

    8

  • Pink Floyd: The Wall

    9

  • The Fountain

    10

  • Donnie Darko

    11

  • A Scanner Darkly

    12

  • Fantastic Planet

    13

  • Easy Rider

    14

  • The Trip

    15

  • Requiem for a Dream

    16

  • Mulholland Drive

    17

  • A Field in England

    18

  • El Topo

    19

  • Inception

    20

  • Eraserhead

    21

  • The Wizard of Oz

    22

  • Un Chien Andalou

    23

  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    24

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    25

  • The Big Lebowski

    26

  • Samsara

    27

  • Spirited Away

    28

  • The Matrix

    29

  • Koyaanisqatsi

    30

  • Being John Malkovich

    31

  • Head

    32

  • Daisies

    33

  • Naked Lunch

    34

  • The Cell

    35

  • Pan's Labyrinth

    36

  • Speed Racer

    37

  • Alice in Wonderland

    38

  • Blade Runner

    39

  • Doctor Strange

    40

  • A Clockwork Orange

    41

  • Trainspotting

    42

  • Interstellar

    43

  • Zabriskie Point

    44

  • Beyond the Black Rainbow

    45

  • Beetlejuice

    46

  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    47

  • Holy Motors

    48

  • Pi

    49

  • Akira

    50

  • The Tree of Life

    51

  • The Fall

    52

  • Metropolis

    53

  • Across the Universe

    54

  • The Science of Sleep

    55

  • Paprika

    56

  • Fritz the Cat

    57

  • Alice in Wonderland

    58

  • Barbarella

    59

  • Brazil

    60

  • Fight Club

    61

  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

    62

  • Dark City

    63

  • Suspiria

    64

  • Apocalypse Now

    65

  • The Doors

    66

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas

    67

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    68

  • Baraka

    69

  • Loving Vincent

    70

  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit

    71

  • Annihilation

    72

  • The Lego Movie

    73

  • What Dreams May Come

    74

  • Under the Skin

    75

  • Jacob's Ladder

    76

  • Princess Mononoke

    77

  • Labyrinth

    78

  • Coraline

    79

  • 8½

    80

  • Last Year at Marienbad

    81

  • Avatar

    82

  • Heavy Metal

    83

  • Rubber

    84

  • Blueberry

    85

  • Dumbo

    86

  • Son of the White Mare

    87

  • Come and See

    88

  • MirrorMask

    89

  • Performance

    90

  • Memento

    91

  • The Butterfly Effect

    92

  • eXistenZ

    93

  • Lost Highway

    94

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    95

  • Wreck-It Ralph

    96

  • DMT: The Spirit Molecule

    97

  • Climax

    98

  • House

    99

  • Natural Born Killers

    100