Hallucination movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant hallucination movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric and surreal films and TV shows about / with hallucination, storytelling, death, deadly, weird, blood, violence, murder, dialogue and paranoia plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
hallucination movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as hallucination: Black Swan (2010), Perception (2012), Mulholland Drive (2001), Euphoria (2019), Naked Lunch (1991), Jacob's Ladder (1990), Shutter Island (2010), You Shall Not Sleep (2018), Patient Seven (2016), Mirrors (2008).

List of hallucination movies

Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, twist ending, cerebral ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, dancer's life, insanity, surrealism, paranoia, mental illness, losing-it hero, hallucination, rivalry, parents and children, ballerina ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, ...
Style: mind bending, offbeat, exciting, intellectual, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: fbi, riddles and clues, intelligence, investigation, prodigy, talented, genius, professor, crime, crimes, schizophrenia, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, twists and turns, surreal ...
Plot: mystery, lesbian, obsession, strong sexual content, dreams, cowboy, death, hollywood, frustration, hallucination, alternate reality, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Euphoria (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.
Style: thought provoking, serious, psychedelic, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: sex, drug addict, youth, drugs, teenage life, high school, first love, parents and children, friends, hallucination, school, alcohol ...
Time: 2010s
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Naked Lunch (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in an Islamic port town in Africa.
Style: disturbing, psychedelic, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hallucination, murder, exterminator, bug, addiction, drug abuse, seduction, crimes, life is a bitch, delusion, strong sexual content, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, north africa
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Jacob's Ladder (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn't what he believes it to be when he's attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes to visit him...
Style: surprise ending, surreal, psychological, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: nightmare, hallucination, paranoia, dealing with death, hallucinations, mind game, delusion, heaven and hell, vietnam veteran, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, suffering ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa
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Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: mystery, mental institution, insanity, paranoia, investigation, plot twist, mental illness, uncover truth, losing-it hero, psychology, island, psychiatrist ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1945, 1940s ...
Place: boston
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You Shall Not Sleep (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina, Uruguay
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In an abandoned psychiatric hospital, a theatre group experiments with insomnia for the preparation of a stage play. With the passage of days without sleep, they reach new thresholds of perception that expose them to the secrets of the place and the ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, psychological, suspense
Plot: experiment, insomnia, hallucination, stage play, aspiring actor, mysterious death, abandoned building, violence, abandoned hospital, cemetery, candle, mental institution ...
Time: year 1984, year 1975
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Patient Seven (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film centers on Dr. Marcus, a renowned psychiatrist who has selected 6 severe mentally ill and dangerous patients from the Spring Valley Mental Hospital to interview as part of research for his new book. As Dr. Marcus interviews each patient, ...
Style: macabre, anthology, brutal, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: mental patient, psychiatrist, hallucination, doctor, book, mental institution, zombie apocalypse, interview, death, police, witchcraft, ghost ...
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Mirrors (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Romania, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, family in danger, mirror, evil, demon, uncover truth, investigation, family problems, hallucination, possession, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania
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The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, memory loss, psychology, mental institution, supernatural, murder, mentally unstable, time loop, life is a bitch, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: vermont
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Boogeyman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: hallucination, nightmare, supernatural, hometown, haunted by the past, ghost, gory, mentally unstable, danger, destiny, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
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Nine Miles Down (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Hungary, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Sahara desert, a sandstorm batters a deserted drilling station. A security patrolman, battles through the high winds to investigate why all contact with the station has been lost. Originally built for gas exploration, and then abandoned, the ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: isolation, investigation, desert, hell, geologist, mysterious character, hallucination, delusion, mystery, scientific research, confined, gas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
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American Horror Story (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, captivating, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, death, ghost, witch, danger, insanity, haunted by the past, nun, couple relations, creature, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 60s, year 1964 ...
Place: los angeles, massachusetts, usa, new orleans, north carolina ...
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Possum (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A disgraced children’s puppeteer returns to his childhood home and is forced to confront his wicked stepfather and the secrets that have tortured him his entire life.
Style: tense, captivating, scary, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: surrealism, hallucination, abuse, puppeteer, missing child, spider, supernatural, paranormal activity, curses spells and rituals, danger, haunted house, evil ...
Time: contemporary
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Mine (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Spain, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a failed assassination attempt, a soldier finds himself stranded in the desert. Exposed to the elements, he must survive the dangers of the desert and battle the psychological and physical toll of the treacherous conditions.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, touching
Plot: survival, hallucination, soldier, desert, sandstorm, stranded, parent child relationship, landmine, suicide, dehydration, father son relationship, u.s. marine ...
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Special (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A lonely metermaid has a psychotic reaction to his medication and becomes convinced he's a superhero. A very select group of people in life are truly gifted. Special is a movie about everyone else.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: delusion, hallucination, superhero, identity crisis, wannabe, obsession, dysfunctional character, misfit, society, mental illness, paranoia, quitting a job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Visitors (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Georgia Perry, the first woman to sail around the world solo.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: sea voyage, hallucination, sailing, ghost, supernatural, mystery, deadly, isolation, danger, ocean or sea, insanity, cat ...
Time: contemporary
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Videodrome (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
Style: disturbing, surreal, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: insanity, brainwashing, mind control, paranoia, virtual reality, hallucination, obsession, tv station, investigation, mysterious character, bdsm, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, pittsburgh
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The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scientist enters the rarely seen netherworld of ...
Style: scary, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: voodoo, anthropologist, hallucination, zombie, superstition, rite, jungle, supernatural, danger, uncover truth, leadership, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1978
Place: haiti, boston
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The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: warning, psychic, small town, mystery, terminal illness, urban legend, death of wife, hallucination, reporter, investigation, obsessive quest, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: west virginia, usa, washington d.c., ecuador, chicago illinois ...
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Re-cycle (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ting-yin, a young novelist, is struggling to come up with a followup to her best-selling trilogy of romance novels. After drafting her first chapter, she stops and deletes the file from her computer. She then starts seeing strange, unexplainable ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: parallel world, hallucination, confusion, mystery, afterlife, supernatural, ghost, danger, writer's life, losing-it hero, love affair, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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Enter the Void (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada, Japan
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, touching, meditative, serious ...
Plot: explicit sex, surrealism, afterlife, stripper, hallucination, supernatural, ghost, deadly, youth, siblings relations, drug trip, strip club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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The Driller Killer (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of New York after dark and randomly killing derelicts with a power drill.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, rough, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, maniac, hallucination, murder, stalking, painting, social misfits, slasher, obsession, mental illness, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
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Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted by the past, hallucination, drowning, architecture, mystery, loss of child, family relations, crimes, serial killer, psychic, premonition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, venice
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Cookers (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After stealing a huge stash of drugs, speed freaks Hector and Dorena plan to cook up an enormous batch of crystal meth and get rich quick. Hector's old buddy Merle has the perfect hideout/meth lab: an old, abandoned farmhouse in the woods where ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: laboratory, drug dealing, hallucination, paranoia, old dark house, supernatural, ghost, addiction, deadly, drug abuse, life is a bitch, hidden door ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 48 hours in the life of a burnt-out paramedic. Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything he can to get fired, calling in sick, delaying ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, coma, hospital, hallucination, rescue, ambulance, haunted by the past, misfit partners, patient, dealing with death, violence, insomnia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Brain Damage (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A normal, average guy who lives in New York City becomes dependent on an evil, disembodied brain.
Style: dark humor, surreal, semi serious, scary, humorous ...
Plot: addiction, parasite, hallucination, brain, drug abuse, monster, junkyard, surrealism, murder, body horror, brother brother relationship, brain damage ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
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: psychedelic, surreal, atmospheric, captivating, clever ...
Plot: drug abuse, american dream, lsd, journalism, hitchhiker, addiction, surrealism, lawyer, cocaine, road trip, hallucination, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
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West of Hell (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gunslinger, a vengeful ex-slave, and a runaway board a midnight train to Atlanta. They discover that the train is haunted by a sinister force, and must fight to survive the night.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense
Plot: old west, haunted, train, hallucination, murder, slave, devil, trapped, danger, survival, fear, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: georgia
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