List of films featuring hallucinogens
This is a list of films featuring hallucinogens.
List of filmsEdit
|Altered States||Believing that altered states of consciousness are just as real as "normal" consciousness, a professor of abnormal psychology combines a hallucinogenic mixture with sensory deprivation and begins to "regress" into progressively earlier stages of evolution.||LSD, DMT, psilocybin||1980|||
|Awakening of the Beast||1970|||
|Beavis and Butt-Head Do America||Peyote||1996|||
|Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus||Jamie, a footloose and self-absorbed young American, is traveling in Chile and is keen to experience the mysteries of a local hallucinogen — the mescaline-bearing San Pedro cactus.||Mescaline (San Pedro cactus)||2013|||
|The Doors||LSD, Peyote||1991|||
|Dredd||In this science fiction action film, the future United States is a dystopic irradiated wasteland known as the Cursed Earth. On the East Coast lies Mega-City One, a violent metropolis with 800 million residents and 17,000 crimes reported daily. The only force for order are the Judges, who act as judge, jury and executioner. Judge Dredd is tasked by the Chief Judge with evaluating new recruit Cassandra Anderson, a powerful psychic who failed the aptitude tests to be a Judge. Dredd and Anderson raid Peach Trees, a 200-storey slum tower block a drug lord selling Slo-Mo, an addictive new drug which reduces the user's perception of time to 1% of normal.||(fictional) Slo-Mo||2012|
|Embrace of the Serpent||The film tells two stories thirty years apart, both featuring Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his tribe. He travels with two scientists, firstly with German Theodor Koch-Grunberg in 1909 and American Richard Evans Schultes in 1940, to look for the rare yakruna, a (fictional) sacred plant.||2015|
|The Emerald Forest||1985|||
|Enter the Void||DMT, LSD||2009|||
|Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas||LSD, mescaline||1998|||
|A Field in England||2013|||
|I Drink Your Blood||LSD||1970|
|I Love You, Alice B. Toklas||1968|||
|In the Name of the Father||1993|||
|Natural Born Killers||1994|||
|Performance||An ex-hitman (Chas) hides from his former boss by moving in with an ex-rock star (Turner) and his two girlfriends. Chas begins to leave behind his hypermasculinity, and under the influence of the hallucinogenic mushroom Amanita muscaria he admits that he is relieved to be out of the gangster lifestyle. He begins exploring his bisexuality and dressing in more feminine clothing, including a wig.||1970|||
|The People Next Door||1970|||
|The Possession of Michael King||DMT||2014|
|The President's Analyst||1967|||
|The Serpent and the Rainbow||1988|||
|Seven Psychopaths||In this metacinema crime black comedy film Marty Faranan is a struggling writer who dreams of finishing his screenplay, Seven Psychopaths. Marty's best friend, Billy (Rockwell), is an unemployed actor who makes a living by kidnapping dogs and collecting the owners' cash rewards for their safe return. His partner-in-crime, Hans Kieslowski - a religious man with a cancer-stricken wife - has a vision of his late wife telling him that there is no heaven and that she is just sitting in a completely grey room, which lets Hans doubt he believes in the afterlife.||Peyote||2012|||
|Shrooms||On a vacation in Ireland, a group of American students gather and eat psilocybin mushrooms. One of the group members accidentally ingests the wrong mushroom, a deathcap. She has a seizure and visions of her friends being murdered. As the trip continues, the group becomes separated and are murdered, apparently by an insane monk out of a ghost story from the area.||2007|||
|Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny||2006|
|The White Sound||2002|||
|Young Guns||Billy the Kid and his gang ingest peyote in an attempt to consult with spirits regarding their present situation.||Peyote||1988|
|200 Motels||"Vile foamy liquids" (The movie also has special effects that are "psychedelic", i.e. designed with hallucinogens in mind.)||1971|
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