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 psychological, weird, cult film, thought provoking, atmospheric and disturbing films and TV shows about / with hallucination, surrealism, nightmare, insanity, storytelling, death, mental disorder, paranoia, nudity (full frontal - brief) and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hallucination: Enter the Void (2009), The Lighthouse (2019), Requiem for a Dream (2000), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), Videodrome (1983), Donnie Darko (2001), Naked Lunch (1991), Jacob's Ladder (1990), In the Mouth of Madness (1994), Mulholland Drive (2001).

List of hallucination movies

 7.2
 81K
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, art house, philosophical, atmospheric, meditative ...
Plot: drugs, surrealism, hallucination, stripper, afterlife, drug trip, sex, trippy, drug use, incest, lsd, lesbian sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 7.4
 217K
The Lighthouse (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, gothic, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hallucination, lighthouse keeper, lighthouse, isolation, symbolism, drunkenness, nightmare, storm, fight, bird, stolen identity, homoeroticism ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, victorian era
Place: new england
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Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
Style: psychological, disturbing, depressing, emotional, bleak ...
Audience: kids
Plot: addiction, heroin, drugs, drug addiction, insanity, junkie, hallucination, drug abuse, mental illness, loneliness, degradation, drug addict ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city
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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: surreal, psychedelic, atmospheric, captivating, road movie ...
Plot: road trip, drugs, lsd, drug abuse, hallucination, addiction, journalism, american dream, surrealism, psychedelia, trippy, marijuana ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
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 7.2
 94K
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: surreal, psychedelic, psychological, disturbing, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hallucination, cyberpunk, insanity, surrealism, television, paranoia, body horror, mind control, brainwashing, satire, suicide, distopia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, toronto ontario canada, usa, malaysia, brazil ...
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 8.0
 800K
Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: psychological, surreal, mind bending, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: time travel, mental illness, parallel universe, insanity, psychology, imaginary friend, time loop, hallucination, schizophrenia, surrealism, social misfits, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, year 1988
Place: virginia, usa
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 6.9
 52K
Naked Lunch (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, 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: psychedelic, disturbing, psychological, surreal, philosophical ...
Plot: hallucination, drugs, addiction, drug addiction, surrealism, drug addict, insect, homosexuality, drug abuse, cockroach, giant insect, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1953
Place: usa, new york, north africa
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 7.4
 109K
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: scary, surreal, bleak, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Plot: twists and turns, nightmare, hallucination, paranoia, delusion, mind game, dealing with death, haunted by the past, conspiracy, memory, psychology, plot twist ...
Time: 20th century, year 1971, 70s
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, brooklyn new york city
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In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: psychological, gothic, surreal, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: insanity, investigation, hallucination, paranoia, monster, small town, disappearance, supernatural, fantasy becomes reality, writers, apocalypse, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city ...
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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, surreal, neo noir, mind bending, art house ...
Audience: date night
Plot: surrealism, twists and turns, lesbian, amnesia, hollywood, alternate reality, mystery, hallucination, nightmare, obsession, doppelganger, lesbian sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 8.0
 766K
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, sexy, suspense, surreal, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ballet, mental illness, obsession, dancing, character study, insanity, hallucination, psychology, surrealism, paranoia, mother daughter relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 8.2
 1.3M
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, suspense, confusing ...
Plot: twists and turns, plot twist, mental illness, investigation, insanity, mystery, psychology, psychiatrist, paranoia, mental institution, memory, schizophrenia ...
Time: year 1954, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century, year 1952 ...
Place: boston
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 8.8
 198K
Twin Peaks (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The body of Laura Palmer is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads him deep into ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, enigmatic, surreal ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: serial killer, small town, murder, supernatural, nightmare, hallucination, surrealism, secret, mysterious death, investigation, who done it, small town life ...
Time: 80s, year 1989, 20th century, 90s
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c.
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 6.8
 276K
1408 (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, isolation, survival, hotel, insanity, trapped, fear, evil, twists and turns, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 15th century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.7
 392K
The Machinist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, surreal, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Plot: insomnia, insanity, hallucination, paranoia, uncover truth, obsession, twists and turns, mysterious character, losing-it hero, schizophrenia, life is a bitch, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.9
 269K
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 136 min.
Story: David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between ...
Style: psychological, surreal, philosophical, twist ending, enigmatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: surrealism, hallucination, virtual reality, mind game, love, disfigurement, obsession, tragic love, lost love, alternate reality, love and romance, psychology ...
Time: future, 22nd century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Escape from Tomorrow (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a world of fake castles and anthropomorphic rodents, an epic battle begins when an unemployed father's sanity is challenged by a chance encounter with two underage girls on holiday.
Style: surreal, disturbing, mind bending, enigmatic, psychedelic ...
Plot: amusement park, hallucination, surrealism, disneyland, paranoia, dysfunctional family, losing-it hero, parents and children, disorder, adultery, diarrhea, loss of job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
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 6.6
 182K
Event Horizon (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, futuristic, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, supernatural, trapped in space, insanity, space station, nightmare, hallucination, space and aliens, rescue team, survival, astronaut, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
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 7.5
 21K
Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: exciting, mind bending, intellectual, serious, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: investigation, fbi, prodigy, college professor, riddles and clues, talented, genius, intelligence, schizophrenia, hallucination, law enforcement, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 7.6
 54K
Repulsion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, rape, surrealism, hallucination, insanity, schizophrenia, delusion, murder, isolation, repression, female protagonist, nightmare ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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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, surreal, suspense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: voodoo, hallucination, supernatural, zombie, superstition, surrealism, buried alive, anthropologist, religion, rite, leadership, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1978, year 1985
Place: haiti, boston
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 7.0
 110K
Filth (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bigoted junkie cop suffering from bipolar disorder and drug addiction manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.
Style: cynical, surreal, sexual, enigmatic, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, dark humor, drug abuse, insanity, antisocial behavior, losing-it hero, self destructing, hallucination, manipulation, cocaine, murder, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, hamburg germany, edinburgh scotland, new orleans
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 5.2
 48K
Flatliners (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five medical students, hoping to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment. By stopping their hearts for short periods of time, each triggers a near-death experience. As the ...
Style: serious, disturbing, surprise ending, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: medical experiment, death, guilt, haunted by the past, experiment, paranoia, hallucination, friendship, paranormal, hospital, morgue, afterlife ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, year 2017
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 7.2
 57K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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: suspense, disturbing, atmospheric, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, drowning, serial killer, haunted by the past, twists and turns, hallucination, grief, sex scene, blindness, psychic, mystery, death of daughter ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, europe
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 6.9
 123K
Swiss Army Man (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Alone on a tiny deserted island, Hank has given up all hope of ever making it home again. But one day everything changes when a dead body washes ashore, and he soon realizes it may be his last opportunity to escape certain death. Armed with his new ...
Style: surreal, buddy comedy, touching, absurd, humorous ...
Plot: surrealism, corpse, hallucination, magic realism, friendship, loneliness, imagination, island, dark humor, life & death, stranded, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
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The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, art, hallucination, murder, surrealism, policewoman, vengeance, obsession, memory loss, mental illness, rape, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, florence
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 5.8
 19K
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: tense, exciting, captivating, touching, psychological thriller
Plot: soldier, hallucination, desert, survival, u.s. marine, stranded, landmine, sandstorm, dehydration, parent child relationship, father son relationship, military ...
Time: 2010s
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 8.0
 187K
Akira (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda are pulled into the post-apocalyptic underworld of Neo-Tokyo and forced to fight for their very survival. Kaneda is a bike gang leader, and Tetsuo is a member of a tough motorcycle crew who becomes involved in a ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, adult animation, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, post apocalypse, experiment, distopia, hallucination, dystopic future, motorcycle gang, post thermonuclear war, protest, military, biker gang, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century, year 2019, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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A Field in England (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the Civil War in 17th-Century England, a small group of deserters flee from a raging battle through an overgrown field. They are captured by an alchemist, who forces the group to aid him in his search to find a hidden treasure that he ...
Style: surreal, tense, stylized, atmospheric, art house ...
Plot: hallucination, psychedelia, chaos, on the run, captivity, group of strangers, human nature, wilderness, poisoning, military, ghost, deserter ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
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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: psychological, atmospheric, bleak, meditative, disturbing ...
Plot: hallucination, hospital, redemption, medical, character study, mental illness, crime gone awry, ambulance, rescue, patient, haunted by the past, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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