The Trippiest Movies Ever Made

Trippy sheeitI’m a sucker for movie scenes that are uncomfortably trippy. The kind where you know, without a shadow of a doubt, that whoever wrote them was either very, very high on drugs or batshit crazy.

I like them because there is so much safe material out there that I start craving something, anything, that pushes the boundaries.

What you’re about to see is three and a half minutes of exactly that. Scenes that could be straight out of a dream / nightmare / drug induced hallucination of brain-melting proportions. So fire up the bong and let’s get to it shall we?



In case you were wandering, here’s a list of all those movies so you can rent them and never be the same ever again.

Films (in order of appearance):

The Trip (1967, Roger Corman),
Head (1968, Bob Rafelson),
Glaze of Cathexis
(1990, Stan Brakhage),
Allegro Non Troppo (1976, Bruno Bozzetto),
Natural Born Killers (1994, Oliver Stone),
(1940, Armstrong, Algar, et. al),
2001: A Space Odyssey
(1968, Stanley Kubrick),
Viva La Muerte
(1971, Fernando Arrabal),
The Holy Mountain
(1973, Alejandro Jodorowsky),
(1970, Donald Cammell and Nicholas Roeg),
(1983, David Cronenberg),
Dark City
(1998, Alex Proyas),
Belle De Jour
(1967, Luis Buñuel),
(1977, David Lynch),
El Topo
(1970, Alejandro Jodorowsky),
Tetsouro, the Iron Man
(1989, Shin’ya Tsukamoto),
Inland Empire
(2006, David Lynch),
Dead Alive
(1992, Peter Jackson),
Waking Life
(2001, Richard Linklater),
(2004, Adam McKay),
Mulholland Dr.
(2001, David Lynch),
Un Chien Andalou
(1929, Luis Buñuel),
Requiem for a Dream
(2000, Darren Aronofsky),
Lost Highway
(1997, David Lynch),
(1998, Darren Aronofsky),
Easy Rider
(1969, Dennis Hopper),
The Big Lebowski
(1998, Joel Coen),
Naked Lunch
(1991, David Cronenberg),
(1968, Otto Preminger),
Being John Malkovich
(1999, Spike Jonze).


3 Responses to “The Trippiest Movies Ever Made”

  1. 1 Joe Hero
    August 16, 2012 at 9:17 am

    What?! No Fear and Loathing?

    • August 16, 2012 at 9:34 am

      Holy sheeit, I didn’t even think of that.
      You’re right though, leaving Fear And Loathing out is basically unforgivable.
      The giant lizard scene should be in this supercut, no doubt.

      • 3 Joe Hero
        August 16, 2012 at 9:51 am

        “We had two bags of grass, seventy-five pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high-powered blotter acid, a saltshaker half-full of cocaine, and a whole galaxy of multi-colored uppers, downers, screamers, laughers… Also, a quart of tequila, a quart of rum, a case of beer, a pint of raw ether, and two dozen amyls. Not that we needed all that for the trip, but once you get locked into a serious drug collection, the tendency is to push it as far as you can.”

        What a classic! You definitely can’t have a collection of the trippiest movies ever made and leave it out..

        Good collection nonetheless

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