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

  • A Scanner Darkly

    9

  • Pink Floyd: The Wall

    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

  • Mulholland Drive

    19

  • Un Chien Andalou

    20

  • Inception

    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

  • Head

    29

  • Being John Malkovich

    30

  • Daisies

    31

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    32

  • Koyaanisqatsi

    33

  • Naked Lunch

    34

  • The Cell

    35

  • Speed Racer

    36

  • Alice in Wonderland

    37

  • Blade Runner

    38

  • Trainspotting

    39

  • A Clockwork Orange

    40

  • Interstellar

    41

  • Zabriskie Point

    42

  • Beyond the Black Rainbow

    43

  • Beetlejuice

    44

  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    45

  • Doctor Strange

    46

  • Holy Motors

    47

  • Pan's Labyrinth

    48

  • The Fall

    49

  • Metropolis

    50

  • Across the Universe

    51

  • The Science of Sleep

    52

  • Paprika

    53

  • Fritz the Cat

    54

  • Akira

    55

  • Alice in Wonderland

    56

  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

    57

  • Dark City

    58

  • Brazil

    59

  • Suspiria

    60

  • Apocalypse Now

    61

  • The Doors

    62

  • The Tree of Life

    63

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas

    64

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    65

  • Pi

    66

  • Baraka

    67

  • Barbarella

    68

  • Loving Vincent

    69

  • Fight Club

    70

  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit

    71

  • Annihilation

    72

  • The Lego Movie

    73

  • Princess Mononoke

    74

  • Labyrinth

    75

  • Coraline

    76

  • Under the Skin

    77

  • 8½

    78

  • Last Year at Marienbad

    79

  • Avatar

    80

  • What Dreams May Come

    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