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The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD  

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When it comes ot the best animated movies to watch on LSD, there are actually a surprising number of options. Perhaps you've come in from a long commune with nature and are looking for some beautiful visuals to help you unwind? Or maybe you're tripping in the dead of winter and want a film that will inspire long, meaningful conversations. Regardless, look no further LSD adventurer! This list has got you covered.

Here, you'll find a collection of animated films to watch when you're high that are full of gorgeous visuals, mind-bending storylines, and perhaps even the occasional deep bit of insight. Whether you're looking for a movie to really tune into or something cool to play in the background, these trip-worthy animated movies will not disappoint. 

Be sure to vote for your favorites in order to help others find great animation to accompany an acid trip! 

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Fantasia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski
Fantasia is a 1940 American animated film produced by Walt Disney and released by Walt Disney Productions. With story direction by Joe Grant and Dick Huemer, and production supervision by Ben ...more

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Howl's Moving Castle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Akihiro Miwa, Akio Ōtsuka, Takuya Kimura
Howl's Moving Castle is a 2004 Japanese animated fantasy film scripted and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. The film is based on the novel of the same name by British writer Diana Wynne Jones. The ...more

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Chico and Rita is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Luis Alberto García, Peter Appel, Blanca Rosa Blanco
Chico and Rita is a Spanish animated feature-length film with Spanish and English languages directed by Tono Errando, Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal. The story of Chico and Rita is set ...more
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Paprika is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Satoshi Kon, Megumi Hayashibara, Hideyuki Tanaka
Paprika is a 2006 Japanese animated film co-written and directed by Satoshi Kon, based on Yasutaka Tsutsui's 1993 novel of the same name, about a research psychologist who uses a device that ...more

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It's Such a Beautiful Da... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Don Hertzfeldt
It's Such a Beautiful Day is a 2011 short, animation and drama film written and directed by Don Hertzfeldt.
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Fantastic Mr. Fox is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray
Fantastic Mr. Fox is a 2009 American stop-motion animated comedy film based on the Roald Dahl children's novel of the same name. The film is about a fox who takes food each night from three mean ...more

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Gandahar is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Glenn Close, Christopher Plummer, Bridget Fonda
Gandahar is a 1988 French animated science fiction and fantasy film. The original version was directed by René Laloux, and was based on Jean-Pierre Andrevon's novel Les Hommes-machines ...more
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Surviving Life is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Klára Issová, Pavel Nový, Zuzana Kronerová
Surviving Life is a 2010 Czech comedy film by Jan Švankmajer, starring Václav Helšus, Klára Issová and Zuzana Kronerová. The film uses a mix of cutout animation from ...more
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Coraline is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane
Coraline is a 2009 American stop-motion animated 3D dark fantasy film based on Neil Gaiman's 2002 novel of the same name. It was produced by Laika and distributed by Focus Features. Written and ...more

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#62 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #106 of 186 The Best Movies for Tweensfeaturing ‘Coraline’ Is Even More Horrifying As A Book Than A Movie

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Belladonna of Sadness is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Tatsuya Nakadai, Masakane Yonekura, Masaya Takahashi
Belladonna, also known as "The Tragedy of Belladonna", is a 1973 feature film produced by the Japanese animation studio Mushi Production and distributor Nippon Herald Films. Directed ...more
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Heavy Metal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
John Candy, Harold Ramis, Eugene Levy
Heavy Metal is a 1981 Canadian adult animated anthology science fiction fantasy film directed by Gerald Potterton and produced by Ivan Reitman and Leonard Mogel, who also was the publisher of ...more

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Yellow Submarine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison
Yellow Submarine is a 1968 British animated musical fantasy comedy film inspired by the music of the Beatles. The film was directed by animation producer George Dunning, and produced by United ...more

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Perfect Blue is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Junko Iwao, Hideyuki Hori, Shin-ichiro Miki
Perfect Blue is a 1997 Japanese animated psychological thriller-horror film directed by Satoshi Kon and written by Sadayuki Murai, based on the novel of the same name by Yoshikazu Takeuchi. The ...more

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Fantastic Planet is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Hubert de Lapparent, Jean Topart, Yves Barsacq
Fantastic Planet is a 1973 cutout stop motion science fiction allegorical film directed by René Laloux, production designed by Roland Topor, written by both of them and animated at ...more

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Persepolis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Sean Penn, Catherine Deneuve, Iggy Pop
Persepolis is a 2007 French-Iranian-American animated film based on Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical graphic novel of the same name. The film was written and directed by Satrapi with Vincent ...more

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Akira is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Takeshi Kusao, Mami Koyama, Tesshō Genda
Akira is a 1988 Japanese animated cyberpunk action film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, written by Otomo and Izo Hashimoto, and featuring the voices of Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, and ...more

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#119 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #504 of 630 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Moviesfeaturing Some Artists Drew All Of 'Akira' With 'The Simpsons' Characters, And It's Amazing

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Waltz with Bashir is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Yehezkel Lazarov, Mickey Leon
One night at a bar, an old friend tells director Ari about a recurring nightmare in which he is chased by 26 vicious dogs. Every night, the same number of beasts. As Ari delves deeper and deeper ...more
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A Scanner Darkly is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder
A Scanner Darkly is a 2006 American animated science fiction thriller film directed by Richard Linklater based on the novel of the same name by Philip K. Dick. The film tells the story of ...more

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Pink Floyd – The Wall is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Bob Hoskins, Bob Geldof, Joanne Whalley
Pink Floyd - The Wall is a fulldome production about Pink Floyd’s album The Wall. It was screened at 2011 Melbourne International Film Festival.

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My Neighbor Totoro is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Noriko Hidaka, Ikue Ōtani, Sumi Shimamoto
My Neighbor Totoro is a 1988 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film – which stars the voice actors Noriko Hidaka, Chika ...more

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#68 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #134 of 186 The Best Movies for Tweensfeaturing There's Totally a My Neighbor Totoro Sequel, But You Can Only See It At The Ghibli Museum

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Loving Vincent is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Robert Gulaczyk, Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn
Loving Vincent is a 2017 animated biographical drama film directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman. In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of ...more

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Cool World is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Brad Pitt, Kim Basinger, Gabriel Byrne
Cool World is a 1992 American live-action/animated fantasy film directed by Ralph Bakshi, and starring Kim Basinger, Gabriel Byrne and Brad Pitt. It tells the story of a cartoonist who finds ...more

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Ghost in the Shell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Maaya Sakamoto, Akio Ōtsuka, Kōichi Yamadera
Ghost in the Shell is a 1995 anime science fiction film based on manga of the same title by Masamune Shirow. The film was written by Kazunori Itō, directed by Mamoru Oshii, animated by ...more

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Mind Game is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Takashi Fujii, Tomomitsu Yamaguchi, Koji Imada
Mind Game is a 2004 Japanese animated feature film based on Robin Nishi's Japanese comic of the same name. It was planned, produced and primarily animated by Studio 4°C and adapted and ...more

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Anomalisa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Animated Movies to Watch High on LSD
Jennifer Jason Leigh, David Thewlis, Tom Noonan
Anomalisa is a 2015 American stop-motion animated comedy-drama film directed by Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson. A lonely customer service expert (David Thewlis) perceives everyone (Tom Noonan) ...more

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