When it comes to colorful movies to watch on psychedelics, the world is luckily awash with options for the average couch tripper. While the night sky and outdoor wonders can be tempting when you're on LSD or other mind-altering drugs, it's not always a good idea to wander too far from home in an enhanced state - especially if you don't have a sober person present. Luckily, these films mean there's no need! Take a nice journey indoors to peruse this list of colorful films to watch on psychedelics.
These cool movies to watch on mushrooms and related substances will provide any tripper with hours of fun, fantasy, and visual delight. Whether you're looking for a trip to another universe or to experience a whole new dimension, these time-honored masterpieces will not disappoint.
Be sure and pay it forward afterwords by voting on your favorites to guide fellow trippers to the coolest movies to watch on psychedelics of all time. And feel free to add any great films that may be missing!
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 Sharpsteen, it is the third feature in the Disney animated features canon. The film consists of eight animated segments set to pieces of classical music conducted by Leopold Stokowski, seven of which are performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra. Music critic and composer Deems Taylor acts as the film's Master of Ceremonies, providing a live-action introduction to each animated segment. Disney settled on the film's concept as work neared completion on The Sorcerer's Apprentice, an elaborate Silly ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski, Jimmy MacDonald, Paul Smith, + more
Initial Release: 1940
Directed by: Wilfred Jackson, James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, T. Hee, Ford Beebe, + more
#90 on The Best Movies of 1999
#99 on The Best Movies for Families
Avatar is a 2009 American epic science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni Ribisi and Sigourney Weaver. The film is set in the mid-22nd century, when humans are mining a precious mineral called unobtanium on Pandora, a lush moon of a gas giant in the Alpha Centauri star system. The expansion of the mining colony threatens the continued existence of a local tribe of Na'vi—a humanoid species indigenous to Pandora. The movie title refers to the genetically engineered Na'vi-human hybrid bodies used by a team of researchers to interact with the natives of Pandora. Development on ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Sam Worthington, Giovanni Ribisi, + more
Initial Release: 2009
Directed by: James Cameron
#78 on The Best Movies of All Time
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a 2010 comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Edgar Wright, based on the graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O'Malley. It stars Michael Cera as musician Scott Pilgrim, who must battle his girlfriend Ramona's seven evil exes, who are coming to kill him. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World was planned as a film after the first volume of the comic was released. Wright became attached to the project and filming began in March 2009 in Toronto. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World premiered after a panel discussion at the San Diego Comic-Con International on July 22, 2010. It received a wide release in North America on August 13, 2010, in 2,818 theaters. The ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aubrey Plaza, Michael Cera, + more
Initial Release: 2010
Directed by: Edgar Wright
Samsara is a 2011 non-narrative documentary film, directed by Ron Fricke and produced by Mark Magidson, who also collaborated on Baraka, a film of a similar vein. Samsara was filmed over five years in 25 countries around the world. It was shot in 70 mm format and output to digital format. The film premiered at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival and received a limited release in August 2012. ...more on Wikipedia
Initial Release: 2011
Directed by: Ron Fricke