Entertainment The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics  

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If you're craving a long, epic trip without leaving your couch, then you're probably wondering what to watch on psychedelics. Whether you're on LSD, mushrooms, or any other psychotropic drugs, there are plenty of weird and wonderful documentaries to enhance the experience. Read the list below to find some great documentary movies to watch on psychedelics. 

Here, you'll find a list of awesome, mind-bending docs. From documentaries that uncover hidden worlds to films on bizarre experiences, these documentaries to watch on psychedelics will ensure you don't waste your trip. These documentary movies are the stuff mind-expansion is made of and will take you on just the sort of spiritual journeys you may currently find yourself craving. 

Be sure to vote for your favorites so you can help point other couch seekers around the world towards the best documentaries to watch on mushrooms, acid, or other psychedelics! And feel free to add anything you think is missing. 

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I Am is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
I Am
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Planet Earth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Planet Earth is a 2006 British television series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit. Five years in the making, it was the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the ...more
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
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Marwencol is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Mark Hogancamp
"Marwencol is a fantasy world created by Mark Hogancamp. This website is dedicated to capturing the beauty of Mark's secret world. After being beaten into a brain-damaging coma by five men ...more
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What the #$*! Do We Know!? is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Marlee Matlin, Armin Shimerman, John Hagelin
What the Bleep Do We Know!? is a 2004 film that combines documentary-style interviews, computer-animated graphics, and a narrative that posits a spiritual connection between quantum physics and ...more
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Samadhi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Samadhi
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Ashes and Snow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Ashes and Snow
Ashes and Snow by Canadian artist Gregory Colbert is an installation of photographic artworks, films, and a novel in letters that travels in the Nomadic Museum, a temporary structure built ...more
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The Sunshine Makers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
The Sunshine Makers
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Entheo: Genesis Awakening the ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Entheo: Genesis Awakening the Divine Within
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Human is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Human
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Kymatica is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Kymatica
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Tuning In is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Tuning In
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Planetary is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Planetary
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Home is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Home
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The Transcendental Object at t... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
The Transcendental Object at the End of Time Terence McKenna
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In the Realms of the Unreal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Larry Pine, Wally Wingert
In the Realms of the Unreal is documentary film directed by Jessica Yu about American outsider artist Henry Darger. An obscure janitor during his life, Darger is known for the posthumous ...more
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DMT: The Spirit Molecule is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Joe Rogan, Ralph Abraham, Joel Bakst
DMT: The Spirit Molecule is a 2010 American documentary film directed by Mitch Schultz.
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A New Understanding: Science O... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
A New Understanding: Science Of Psilocybin
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Ram Dass Fierce Grace is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Ram Dass Fierce Grace Ram Dass, Rosemary Woodruff Leary, Abby Reyes
RAM DASS FIERCE GRACE is an engrossing, poignant meditation on spirituality, consciousness, healing and the unexpected grace of aging.
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Baraka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Baraka is a 1992 non-narrative documentary film directed by Ron Fricke. The film is often compared to Koyaanisqatsi, the first of the Qatsi films by Godfrey Reggio for which Fricke was ...more
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Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds Patrick Sweeney
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Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmake... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse is a 1991 documentary film about the production of the 1979 feature film Apocalypse Now.
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NOVA The Fabric of the Cosmos ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
NOVA The Fabric of the Cosmos The illusion of Time
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Donor Unknown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Donor Unknown is a 2010 documentary film directed by Jerry Rothwell and produced by Al Morrow and Hilary Durman. A 21st century tale of identity and genetic inheritance, this film tells the ...more
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Neurons to Nirvana is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Documentaries to Watch on Psychedelics
Neurons to Nirvana
Neurons to Nirvana is a 2013 documentary film by Canadian filmmaker Oliver Hockenhull. The film examines the evidence for the therapeutic benefits of psychedelic drugs. The production company ...more