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The list contains the best, new and most relevant psychedelic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out psychedelic, surreal, stylized, talky, enigmatic and melancholic films and TV shows about / with storytelling, surrealism, dialogue, brutality, violence, catastrophe, insanity, pornography, creativity and obsession plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Animation genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as psychedelic: A Clockwork Orange (1971), I Kill Giants (2017), The Lair of the White Worm (1988), Gothic (1986), The Shack (2017), Ghostland (2018), American Gods (2017), Enter the Void (2009), Head (1968), FLCL (2000).
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American Gods
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
USA
60 min.
 8.1
 5.9
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Ghostland
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
France, Canada
91 min.
 6.3
The Shack
Drama, Fantasy
USA
132 min.
 6.3

List of psychedelic movies

A Clockwork Orange
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the ...
Style: disturbing, futuristic, bleak, dark humor, psychedelic ...
Plot: brutality, rape, murder, insanity, violence, social misfits, gang, brainwashing, freedom, drugs, violent, violence spree ...
Time: future, near future, 1990s
Place: britain
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 6.2
 19K
I Kill Giants
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Belgium, UK, USA, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sophia, a new high school student, tries to make friends with Barbara, who tells her that “she kills giants,” protecting this way her hometown and its inhabitants, who do not understand her strange behavior.
Style: psychological, psychedelic, atmospheric, sad, rough
Plot: fear of death, teenage girl, imagination, escape from reality, death of mother, giant, mysticism, life & death, monster, illness, social misfits, fear ...
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The Lair of the White Worm
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a remote corner of England's Peak District, a mysterious skull is unearthed. But even weirder is that Lady Sylvia steals the skull for use in worshiping - very erotically - her pagan god, The White Worm, who hungers for the taste of virginal ...
Style: gothic, dark humor, scary, surreal, psychedelic ...
Plot: vampire, cult, supernatural, surrealism, deadly creature, obsession, dangerous attraction, transformation, monster, worm, human sacrifice, archaeologist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
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 5.8
 6K
Gothic
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord ...
Style: surreal, gothic, psychological, scary, psychedelic ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, cult, supernatural, mystery, ghost, mind game, demons, seance, brutality, isolation, mad scientist ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
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 6.3
 23K
The Shack
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychedelic, sad, philosophical
Plot: death of daughter, christian, hate, missing child, cabin in the woods, forgiveness, serial killer, depression, a vision, angst, husband wife relationship, god ...
Place: oregon
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 6.3
 11K
Ghostland
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother of two inherits a home from her aunt. On the first night in the new home she is confronted with murderous intruders and fights for her daughters' lives. Sixteen years later the daughters reunite at the house, and that is when things ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, psychedelic, scary ...
Plot: doll, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, violence, female protagonist, danger, sadistic psychopath, home invasion, escape, nightmare, blood, insanity ...
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 8.1
 50K
American Gods
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel about an ex-con who becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities.
Style: serious, tense, stylized, psychedelic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, mysterious character, drugs/alcohol, supernatural, death, travel, mystery, ruse, danger, deception, ex convict, dead wife ...
Time: 21st century
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 7.3
 56K
Enter the Void
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada
Duration: 161 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: psychedelic, atmospheric, serious, art house, light ...
Plot: afterlife, surrealism, incest, drugs, death, hotel, ghost, sex, male nudity, pornography, life & death, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
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 6.6
 5K
Head
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Monkees are tossed about in a psychedelic, surrealist, plotless, circular bit of fun fluff.
Style: surreal, psychedelic, humorous, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: desert, vietnam war, surrealism, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, rock and roll, music band, anti war, pornography, cult, gunfight, existentialism ...
Time: 1960s, 80s
Place: asia, vietnam
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 8.3
 13K
FLCL
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 151 min.
Story: In this 6-part mini-series, a 12-year old boy named Naota one day meets a strange woman, riding a Vespa and wielding a big guitar. As soon as she appears, mysterious things start happening.
Style: stylized, humorous, psychedelic, semi serious, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, surrealism, high school, androids and robots, insanity, giant robots, storytelling, imaginary, imagination, stylish, visceral, crazy ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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Yellow Submarine
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Blue Meanies take over Pepperland, draining it of all its color and music, firing anti-music missiles, bonking people with green apples, and turning the inhabitants to stone by way of the pointed finger of a giant blue glove. As the only ...
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, stylized, psychedelic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: music, adventure, good versus evil, submarine, fighting the system, surrealism, save the day, rock and roll, imaginary kingdom, rock, underwater, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london, liverpool
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Pink Floyd The Wall
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Style: surreal, disturbing, psychological, stylized, psychedelic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, rebellion, childhood, isolation, teacher, drugs, insanity, dreams, surrealism, hotel, violence, school ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s
Place: england, europe
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Fantastic Planet
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Fantastic Planet tells the story of “Oms”, human-like creatures, kept as domesticated pets by an alien race of blue giants called “Draags”. The story takes place on the Draags’ planet Ygam, where we follow our narrator, an Om called Terr, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, futuristic, stylized, psychedelic ...
Plot: alien, surrealism, distant planet, captivity, imagination, imaginary kingdom, storytelling, creativity, imaginary, society, humanity, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo
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A Scanner Darkly
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.
Style: surreal, stylized, clever, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: drug abuse, surveillance, addiction, schizophrenia, cyberpunk, drug addiction, drugs, undercover cop, paranoia, surrealism, existentialism, undercover ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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 5.4
 2K
Candy
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on Terry Southern's satirical novel, a send-up of Voltaire's Candide. Young Candy is a high school girl who seeks truth and meaning in life, encountering a variety of kookie characters and humorous sexual situations in the process.
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, psychedelic, semi serious ...
Plot: sex, obsession, adolescence, teenager, sexual relations, pornography, censorship, teenage life, sexualized violence, irreverent, runaway, doctors ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california, europe, usa, italy, new york ...
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 7.5
 22K
The Gopher
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 125 min.
Story: El Topo decides to confront warrior Masters on a trans-formative desert journey he begins with his 6 year old son, who must bury his childhood totems to become a man. El Topo (the mole) claims to be God, while dressed as a gunfighter in black, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, disturbing, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: desert, vengeance, cult, surrealism, violence, revenge, on the road, strong sexual content, religions or cults, gunfight, pornography, violent ...
Place: mexico, latin america
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 7.0
 8K
Performance
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young gangster Chas Devlin seeks refuge from the mob in a basement belonging to a reclusive, fading rock star Turner.
Style: stylized, surreal, sexual, atmospheric, psychedelic ...
Plot: gangsters, gangster, surrealism, organized crime, sex, crime, strong sexual content, rock, bdsm, violence, drugs, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england, europe, paris france, liverpool ...
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2001: A Space Odyssey
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: 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.
Style: futuristic, surreal, atmospheric, stylized, psychedelic ...
Plot: space travel, technology, evolution, space station, nasa, paranoia, outer space, a.i., astronaut, spacecraft, moon, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2001, prehistory, prehistoric times
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 7.4
 85K
Easy Rider
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
Style: road movie, psychedelic, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: marijuana, rebellion, drug addiction, music, road trip, drugs, motorcycle, drug abuse, on the road, idealism, existentialism, desert ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: usa, california, new orleans, louisiana
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 6.1
 5K
Liquid Sky
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: sexual, psychedelic, semi serious, atmospheric, dark humor ...
Plot: alien, sex, heroin, punk, addiction, drugs, fashion, space and aliens, aliens, surrealism, benign alien, drug addiction ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: surreal, cynical, stylized, clever, humorous ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, journalism, marijuana, drugs, paranoia, culture clash, hotel, road trip, surrealism, on the road, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
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 6.1
 4K
The Trip
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Paul Groves, a television commercial director, is in the midst of a personality crisis. His wife Sally has left him and he seeks the help of his friend John, a self-styled guru who's an advocate of LSD. Paul asks John to be the guide on his ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, serious, psychedelic ...
Plot: drug abuse, marijuana, surrealism, male nudity, drugs, life & death, self discovery, rock and roll, weed, pornography, runaway, drug addiction ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: tokyo, california
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 6.9
 28K
Altered States
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research scientist (William Hurt) 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, ...
Style: surreal, psychological, suspense, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: science, obsession, genetics, isolation, drugs, mad scientist, schizophrenia, psychology, philosophy, memory, surrealism, transformation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: campus, california, mexico, new york, africa ...
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The Holy Mountain
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Mexican master leads a Christ figure and other disciples to a mountain of immortal wise men. The scandal of the 1973 Cannes Film Festival, writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky's flood of sacrilegious imagery and existential symbolism in The ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: surrealism, immortality, existentialism, religion, greed, brutality, human nature, art, life philosophy, society, insanity, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, mexico, peru
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 8.0
 2K
The Point
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Years ago, there was a place called The Land of Point, because everything in The Land of Point had one: the barns, the houses, the cars, everything, even the people. Everyone in The Land of Point had a point at the top of its head. Everyone, that ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, psychedelic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, dog, adventure, misfit, childhood, youth, imagination, fantasy world, memory, social misfits, isolation, sexual abuse ...
Place: canada, japan
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 6.6
 17K
Tommy
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and the object of a religious cult.
Style: surreal, clever, offbeat, semi serious, psychedelic ...
Plot: surrealism, rock and roll, mute or deaf, rock, music, rise to the top, camp, pinball, self discovery, dysfunctional family, mute, christmas party ...
Place: england, europe
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 6.3
 10K
Fritz the Cat
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960's.
Style: disturbing, humorous, semi serious, sexual, psychedelic ...
Plot: sex, drug abuse, addiction, drugs, violence, marijuana, weed, sexuality, buddies, male nudity, pornography, sexualized violence ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1966
Place: new york, usa
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 7.2
 4K
American Pop
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: American Pop is an American animated film that tells the story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music.
Style: stylized, semi serious, psychedelic, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: music, music business, jazz, jewish, musician's life, drugs, rock and roll, parents and children, rock, violence, wizards, brutality ...
Time: 1960s, 20s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: europe, russia, usa, italy, new york ...
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 7.9
 7K
Mind Game
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film follows Nishi, a loser who has a crush on his childhood girlfriend. After an encounter with the Japanese mafia, the film follows Nishi as he journeys to heaven and back, and ends up trapped in an even more unlikely place.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious, psychedelic ...
Plot: self discovery, afterlife, surrealism, existentialism, adventure, changing the past or future, introspection, art, imagination, storytelling, brutality, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 6.5
 9K
Wizards
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An ambiguous battle between good and evil wages in a post-apocalyptic earth populated by netherworld creatures who have re-emerged after the nuclear winter. Two wizard twin brothers - the evil Blackwolf and the good Avatar - battle for supremacy. ...
Style: surreal, stylized, epic, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, magic, surrealism, technology, vengeance, heroic mission, wizards, nazi, fantasy world, violence, demons, danger ...
Time: future
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TOP 5 movies for each similar tag

avant garde
avant garde movies
Eraserhead 1977
7.4
Angel's Egg 1985
7.7
The Baby of Mâcon 1993
6.9
The Public Woman 1984
6.5
Poison 1991
6.5
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non-linear
non-linear movies
Memento 2000
8.5
Cloud Atlas 2012
7.5
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004
8.3
The Fountain 2006
7.3
Twelve Monkeys 1995
8.0
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artsy
artsy movies
The Fountain 2006
7.3
American Beauty 1999
8.4
Murder on the Orient Express 2017
6.5
By the Sea 2015
5.3
Eyes Wide Shut 1999
7.4
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metaphysics
metaphysics movies
The Fountain 2006
7.3
The Nines 2007
6.4
Waking Life 2001
7.8
Youth Without Youth 2007
6.3
What Dreams May Come 1998
7.0
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art house
art house movies
Eraserhead 1977
7.4
Blue Velvet 1986
7.8
Mulholland Drive 2001
8.0
Dogville 2003
8.0
The Big Feast 1973
7.2
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psychedelia
psychedelia movies
Shrooms 2007
4.7
A Field in England 2013
6.3
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 1998
7.7
Superjail! 2007
7.8
The Apple 1980
4.3
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lsd
lsd movies
I Drink Your Blood 1970
6.0
Blue Sunshine 1977
6.1
Banshee Chapter 2013
5.5
The Acid House 1998
6.3
An American Affair 2008
6.2
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imagination
imagination movies
Mulholland Drive 2001
8.0
Eraserhead 1977
7.4
Alice in Wonderland 2010
6.5
Fight Club 1999
8.8
I Kill Giants 2017
6.2
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