Horror The Best Horror Movies to Watch Stoned  

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Ever been high on Halloween and wondered what horror films to watch stoned? Or maybe, while under the influence, you simply found yourself desiring a good spooky movie. Whatever the case, you've come to the right place! Here, you'll find some of the trippiest horror movies to watch on marijuana. These mind bending films - full of twists, turns, and stunning visual effects made even more captivating by a little Mary Jane - are certain to satiate any stoned horror cravings. 

The scariest movies to watch high include everything from horror classics that don't get nearly enough appreciation (expect perhaps among the stoner crowd). Obscure films like Brain Damage and House will please any high horror junkie. There are also films so inherently disturbing or downright bizarre, you'd almost have to be high to even come up with the ideas. Did a sober person really create the world of Requiem for a Dream, for instance? So fasten your seatbelts, grab some food you'll feel terrible about eating tomorrow, and get ready to check out some of the best high horror movies on the market. 

Be sure and cast your vote to help others identify the best scary movies to watch stoned! Also, feel free to add anything you think is missing. 

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Halloween is a 1978 American independent slasher horror film directed and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with producer Debra Hill, and starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis in her film debut. The film was the first installment in what has become the Halloween franchise. The plot is set in the fictional Midwestern town of Haddonfield, Illinois. On Halloween night in 1963, a six-year-old Michael Myers murders his older sister by stabbing her with a kitchen knife. Fifteen years later, he escapes from a psychiatric hospital, returns home, and stalks teenager Laurie Strode and her friends. Michael's psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis suspects Michael's intentions, and follows him to ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence, Sandy Johnson, Charles Cyphers, + more

Initial Release: 1978

Directed by: John Carpenter

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#53 on The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time

#1 on The Greatest Horror Films of All Time

#15 on The Best Intelligent Horror Movies

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Mulholland Drive

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Mulholland Drive is a 2001 American neo-noir mystery film written and directed by David Lynch and starring Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, and Justin Theroux. It tells the story of an aspiring actress named Betty Elms, newly arrived in Los Angeles, California, who meets and befriends an amnesic woman hiding in an apartment that belongs to Elms's aunt. The story includes several other seemingly unrelated vignettes that eventually connect in various ways, as well as some surreal and darkly comic scenes and images that relate to the cryptic narrative. Originally conceived as a television pilot, a large portion of the film was shot in 1999 with Lynch's plan to keep it open-ended for a potential ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Naomi Watts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Melissa George, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, + more

Initial Release: 2001

Directed by: David Lynch

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#32 on The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time

#16 on The Best Mystery Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime

#53 on The Best Whodunit Movies

#20 on 35+ Great Movies That Blur the Lines Between Horror and Drama

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The Fly

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The Fly is a 1986 American science fiction horror film directed and co-written by David Cronenberg. Produced by Brooksfilms and distributed by 20th Century Fox, the film stars Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis and John Getz. It is based loosely on George Langelaan's 1957 short story of the same name, which also formed the basis for the 1958 film. The score was composed by Howard Shore and the make-up effects were created by Chris Walas, who, along with makeup artist Stephan Dupuis won the Academy Award for Best Makeup. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, David Cronenberg, George Chuvalo, John Getz, + more

Initial Release: 1986

Directed by: David Cronenberg

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#43 on The Greatest Horror Films of All Time

#57 on The Best Movies You Never Want to Watch Again

#37 on The Best Intelligent Horror Movies

#8 on The Scariest Animal Movies Ever Made

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The Shining

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The Shining is a 1980 British-American psychological horror film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, co-written with novelist Diane Johnson, and starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, and Scatman Crothers. The film is based on Stephen King's 1977 novel of the same name, although the film and novel differ in significant ways. In the film, Jack Torrance, a writer and recovering alcoholic, takes a job as an off-season caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel. His young son possesses psychic abilities and is able to see things from the past and future, such as the ghosts who inhabit the hotel. Some time after settling in, the family is trapped in the hotel by a snowstorm, ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers, Barry Dennen, Barry Nelson, + more

Initial Release: 1980

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

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#4 on The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time

#67 on The Most Rewatchable Movies

#18 on Movies That Should Never Be Remade

#2 on The Greatest Horror Films of All Time

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