Bad trip movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bad trip movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, weird, thought provoking, cult film, serious and interesting films and TV shows about / with bad trip, drugs, violence, drug abuse, female nudity, pornography, sex, dialogue, mentor and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bad trip: Requiem for a Dream (2000), Spun (2002), Midsommar (2019), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), The Beach (2000), Go (1999), Rites of Passage (2012), Psychotica (2010), Glitch in the Grid (2011), 1969 (1988).

List of bad trip movies

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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Spun (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Over the course of three days Ross, a college dropout addicted to crystal-meth, encounters a variety of oddball folks - including a stripper named Nikki and her boyfriend, the local meth producer, The Cook - but all he really wants to do is hook up ...
Style: psychedelic, disturbing, surreal, psychological, rough ...
Plot: drugs, drug addiction, drug abuse, drug addict, stripper, addiction, drugged, masturbation, methamphetamine, self destructing, older woman younger woman relationship, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas
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Midsommar (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A young couple travels to Sweden to visit their friend’s rural hometown and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
Style: disturbing, rough, psychedelic, brutal, suspense ...
Plot: ritual, cult, paganism, religious cult, emotional breakdown, isolated community, sacrifice, burned alive, nervous breakdown, grief, drugs, female protagonist ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: sweden, new york, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
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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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The Beach (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.
Style: psychological, scenic, tense, intellectual, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: island, adventurer, travel, utopia, obsessive quest, exotic island, tourist, drugs, beach, insanity, marijuana, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2000
Place: thailand, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
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Go (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Told from three perspectives, a story of a bunch of young Californians trying to get some cash, do and deal some drugs, score money and sex in Las Vegas, and generally experience the rush of life.
Style: entertaining, humorous, non-linear, sexy, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drugs, nothing goes right, rave, disorder, clubbing, christmas, multiple storylines, drug dealer, dark humor, crimes, marijuana, stripper ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa
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Rites of Passage (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An anthropology student takes some of his classmates to his family ranch, where his brother lives in a haze of drugs, guilt, and Chumash Indian rituals (
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: psychopath, bad trip, farm, ritual, cemetery, anthropologist, drug abuse, curses spells and rituals, sexual content, blonde, voyeurism, voyeur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Psychotica (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A group of friends head out to an abandon farmhouse to kick a nasty habit. Little do they know that they are in for the night of their lives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, youth, supernatural, buddies, farm, addiction, bad trip, secret experiment, violence, best friends, zombie, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Glitch in the Grid (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three artists struggling against the grid of society find spiritual renewal.
Style: experimental, psychological, surreal, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: unemployment, friends, friendship, introspection, self discovery, society, hopes, materialism, bad trip, small town, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, northern california
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1969 (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two rebellious youths, Ralph and Scott, find themselves struggling with adulthood as the Vietnam War rages. Feeling trapped in their small town, Scott battles with his conservative veteran father, Cliff, and Ralph deals with his desperately sexual ...
Style: realistic, buddy movie, reflective, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: vietnam war, anti war, prejudice, death, drug use, death of father, nudity (full frontal - brief), small town, fight, male nudity, coming of age, college ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 70s
Place: vietnam, san francisco, usa, maine, texas ...
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Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
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Story: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: life turned upside down, family problems, peril, crimes, meth lab, drug dealing, drug lord, life is a bitch, unlikely partners, master criminal, cancer, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, usa
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Cop Killers (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two hippies on their way to a cocaine deal get stopped by the police at a roadblock, resulting in a shootout where they kill the cops. They then go on a crime spree of robbery and murder.
Style: road movie, surprise ending, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: exploitation, murder, sadist, cruelty, crime gone awry, drug dealer, violence, hostage, drugs, nihilism, cop killer, cocaine ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona
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Gingerdead Man vs. Evil Bong (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Gingerdead Man seeks revenge against Sarah Leigh for causing him to live his life in the body of a gingerbread man. Her only hope is to team up with Larnell who has problems of his own in the form of a magical talking bong named Eebee.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, exciting, rough, humorous ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, redemption, terrorism, monster, killer, doll, bad trip, holiday horror, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Hellacious Acres: The Case of John Glass (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Glass, wakes up in a desolated barn from a long cryogenic slumber, to be informed that not only the planet has been devastated by a third world war, but reduced to little habitability by a subsequent alien invasion. He also learns that in order ...
Style: humorous, tense, captivating, suspense, not serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, heroic mission, nothing goes right, evil alien, chaos, dark humor, heroes, escapades, disorder, solitary, alien, extraterrestrial ...
Time: future
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Universal Squadrons (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Captain Lance Deakin has returned home after serving his country in Iraq. In his civilian life, he is a Texan ranch handler who lives with his partner, Becca. Deakin tries to get back into his simple way of life but strange images, memories and ...
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: soldier, uncover truth, homecoming, military, memory loss, gunfight, army, graphic violence, conspiracy, life is a bitch, superhuman powers, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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Desperate Teenage Lovedolls (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Two girls rediscover their love for playing rock, find a drummer and begin practicing. When one of their mothers intervenes, they run away from home and are forced to fend for themselves on the streets against gangs and rival bands. Soon they are ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: punk, punk rock, alienation, satire, erotica, rock, rivalry, rise and fall, fictional band, beach, friends, nightlife ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bob and his friends Dianne, Rick and Nadine have been drug addicts for years and live from one high to the next. Gus Van Sant attempts to show an intimate look into the lives of heroin addicts with his film Drugstore Cowboy.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, gloomy, road movie, poignant ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, drugs, heroin, addiction, drug addiction, friendship, dark humor, junkie, coming of age, drug addict, redemption, love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: usa, portland oregon
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The Basketball Diaries (1995)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
Style: emotional, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug abuse, basketball, downfall, life is a bitch, teenage life, drug overdose, drug addiction, teenager, high school, drugs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: new york, california, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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SLC Punk! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two former geeks become 1980s punks, then party and go to concerts while deciding what to do with their lives.
Style: realistic, harsh, intense, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, rebelliousness, subculture, self destructing, coming of age, rebellion, rock, breaking the fourth wall, drug overdose, friendship, antisocial behavior, heavy metal culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north dakota, california, utah, england, woodstock ...
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Trainspotting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Style: disturbing, psychedelic, captivating, stylized, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug addiction, drugs, existentialism, drug abuse, counterculture, life is a bitch, dark humor, junkie, social misfits, british ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, europe, london, england
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Bully (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After finding himself at the constant abuse of his best friend Bobby, Marty has become fed up with his friend's twisted ways. His girlfriend, a victim of Bobby's often cruel ways, couldn't agree more and they strategize murdering ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: bullying, sexual abuse, violent, teenager, rape, drugs, revenge, rivalry, murder, bully, teenage sex, nihilism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, bronx new york city, florida
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The Hard Road (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cautionary tale. At 17, Sherman Oaks high schooler Pam Banner has a baby out of wedlock. The baby is adopted, but Pam's too embarrassed to go back to school, so her dad gets her a job as the receptionist for a talent agent. A rock star takes ...
Style: psychedelic, psychotronic, tragic ending, cult film
Plot: drug addiction, venereal disease, teenage pregnancy, drugs, cautionary tale, addiction, heroin, drug trip, drug abuse, jail cell, drug addict, abusive relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, southern california
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Fill 'er Up with Super (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Klouk drives a station wagon with his friends.
Plot: male nudity, car, motel, motherhood, on the road, highway travel, father son reunion, female nudity, ex husband ex wife relationship, bad trip, money problems, sex talk ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, cannes, france
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The Last Joint Venture (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The decade of the hippies is at an end and the 80's are approaching fast. Carl and Robert are two doped out guys who lives in harmony with the world around them and let life pass by in an eternal hash high. They have been peddling hashish for a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, disturbing, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: marijuana, stoned, money, adult humor, drug use, friendship between men, paranoia, criminal, love, anxiety, drug dealing, countryside ...
Time: 70s
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The Trip (1967)
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: atmospheric, psychological, surreal, psychedelic, non-linear ...
Plot: lsd, drugs, hallucination, hippie, drug abuse, self discovery, drug addiction, estrangement, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, psychedelia, exploitation ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: tokyo, california
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Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This film is the semi-humorous documentary about the men who made the world of technology what it is today, their struggles during college, the founding of their companies, and the ingenious actions they took to build up the global corporate empires ...
Style: entertaining, suspense, talky, tense, clever ...
Plot: computer, programmer, business, technology, nerd, entrepreneur, hacker, workplace, corporate america, entrepreneurship, computers and web, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, future, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.
Style: absurd, humorous, light, clever, not serious ...
Plot: farce, military, satire, war, journalism, desert, adaptation, sarcasm, new age, military base, military life, escapades ...
Time: year 1973, year 2003, year 1983
Place: iraq, middle east
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Dev D (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Dev who, after spurning Paro's love due to a misunderstanding, turns to drugs and vodka for solace. Paro moves on but Dev still is in remorse. He meets Chanda, a prostitute with problems of her own. Dev likes her but his penchant for ...
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, serious, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: tragic love, self destructing, prostitute, drug abuse, drug addiction, human nature, couple relations, social differences, romance, society, slut, pimp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, new delhi, delhi, india
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99 francs (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Octave is the master of the universe. Octave exercises the profession of copywriter. Today he decides what you will want tomorrow. For him, “man is a product like everything else.” Octave works for the world’s largest advertising agency, Ross ...
Style: psychedelic, cerebral, satirical, absurd, humorous ...
Plot: advertising, drug abuse, nouveau riche, greed, lifestyle, advertising agency, advertising executive, corporate world, drugs, behavior control, society, layoff ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, miami
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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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