Quirky love, Psychedelic, Visual, Tripped Out Delights : Tiff's Favorites

This is a list of my psychedelic, visually striking and stimulating, quirky love stories, Gothic, tripped out, leaves you thinking for a couple of days kind of favorites of mine. :)
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1.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept. (76 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
“ All time favorite since I was a child...the composition by Danny Elfman is beautiful. "Jack's Lament" in the cemetery in front of the full moon is my all time favorite scene. Jack thinking there is something more out there...feeling tired of the same old thing, reaches into a whole new world. (dmt???lsddd???) ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
2.
Garden State (2004)
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A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade. (102 mins.)
Director: Zach Braff
“ Another movie that can bring me to tears. Great soundtrack! Natalie Portman is the biggest sweetheart in this movie. Quirky love! ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
3.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
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When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with. (108 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry
“ What a nice, happy, little dysfunctional couple. Really love the sequences traveling through his subconcious, reminds me a lot of my own dreams. Quirky love :) ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
4.
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
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A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources. (127 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
“ Beauty, Truth, Freedomm and Love. This movie still makes me cry. A very moving film...even though I HATE musicals! Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor play really convincing roles in this film. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
5.
The Fountain (2006)
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As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi. (96 mins.)
“ Very beautiful film. Very visually stimulating. Sad and moving story. Quirky love. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
6.
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
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A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother. (146 mins.)
“ I just love this movie! So touching! Really like the concept and little Haley Joel Osment does a great acting job for as young as he is. Emotional movie. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
7.
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation. (105 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ The soundtrack by Danny Elfman is just STUNNING! I'm a huge Tim Burton fan, but the music definitely makes the film what it is! Funny & sad in one. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
8.
Mr. Nobody (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible. (141 mins.)
“ GOOD MOVIE! Will leave you thinking for awhile after! Highly recommend. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
9.
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
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With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son. (119 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
“ Very quirky and funny. A little bit of off/dark humor. Good movie all around. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
10.
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
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Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s. (127 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ Based on a true story. Great soundtrack. Great acting. Funny and dark. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
11.
Waking Life (2001)
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A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe. (99 mins.)
“ Be ready to step outside of your boundries. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
12.
Frida (2002)
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A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work. (123 mins.)
Director: Julie Taymor
“ So happy I finally watched this movie. Salma Hayek does a wonderful job of playing Frida. Very inspiring to see such a strong woman. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
13.
Devdas (2002)
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After his wealthy family prohibits him from marrying the woman he is in love with, Devdas Mukherjee's life spirals further and further out of control as he takes up alcohol and a life of vice to numb the pain. (185 mins.)
“ Indian musical bollywood style. Beautiful story, great dancing and singing. The lead actress is a knock-out! Try it! ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
14.
Donnie Darko (2001)
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A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after narrowly escaping a bizarre accident. (113 mins.)
Director: Richard Kelly
“ Awesome soundtrack...leaves you with an eerie feeling inside. Can be watched over and over trying to understand what the fck is going on. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
15.
Spirited Away (2001)
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During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts. (125 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ Tripped out movie! Written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki...who i highly recommend for all of his films. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
16.
Enter the Void (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A U.S. drug dealer living in Tokyo is betrayed by his best friend and killed in a drug deal. His soul, observing the repercussions of his death, seeks resurrection. (161 mins.)
Director: Gaspar Noé
“ This movie was a little too much for me to watch when I started...I had to take a break it was so powerful. Very visually stimulating. Nice to see a movie that attempts to show what a dmt experience is like. Left me stunned for days after. Great cinematography. Very deep stuff. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
17.
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
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Nitta Sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan's most celebrated geisha. (145 mins.)
Director: Rob Marshall
“ Beautiful movie...let me with a funny feeling. Highly recommend! ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
18.
Being John Malkovich (1999)
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A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of movie star John Malkovich. (112 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
“ Another movie that reminds me of my dreams. A little creepy and freaky...just the way I like them. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
19.
Princess Mononoke (1997)
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On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime. (134 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ Another Hayao Miyazaki classic. Good story, visually stimulating. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
20.
I Heart Huckabees (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means. (107 mins.)
“ A movie about exestensialism and the purpose of exsistence. Quirky comedy, that you may need to watch a few times to truly understand. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
21.
Coraline (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets. (100 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
“ Awesome, creepy tripped out movie! A lot of people think Tim Burton did because it is so much like his others works. It was really directed by Henry Selick who did NBC, and based on a book by the famous author and comic book writer Neil Gaiman. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
22.
Cool World (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A comic strip vamp seeks to seduce her cartoonist creator in order to cross over into the real world. (102 mins.)
Director: Ralph Bakshi
“ Tripped out eye candy. Good movie for cartoon & comic book fans. A little neurotic. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
23.
Now and Then (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Four 12-year-old girls grow up together during an eventful small-town summer in 1970. (100 mins.)
“ Childhood favorite about friends growing up in the 70's when things start changing from cookie cutter world to the revolutionary Vietnam hippie days. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
24.
The Addams Family (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Con artists plan to fleece the eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long lost Uncle Fester. (99 mins.)
“ My dark gothic side loves this quirky classic...since I was a child. Christopher Lloyd and Christina Ricci are my favorites in this film. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
25.
Gia (1998 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death from AIDS at age 26. (120 mins.)
“ Angelina Jolie's early work...hot lesbian model movie. She's crazy in this film. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
26.
La Dolce Vita (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A series of stories following a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome. (174 mins.)
“ Italian movie from 1960. Loved listening to the italian and seeing scenes and costumes from the past. Takes a turn in the end that kinda left my jaw on the floor. Wasn't expecting what I was left with in the end. ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
27.
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Charlie receives a golden ticket to a factory, his sweet tooth wants going into the lushing candy, it turns out there's an adventure in everything. (100 mins.)
Director: Mel Stuart
“ "there is no place I know that compares to pure imagination" ... good movie to be a little high for. :) ” - tiffanyrsluder
 
28.
The Cell (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An FBI agent persuades a social worker, who is adept with a new experimental technology, to enter the mind of a comatose serial killer in order to learn where he has hidden his latest kidnap victim. (107 mins.)
Director: Tarsem Singh
“ Very DARK, HEAVY, INTENSE... and indeed so for my tastes but I just love this movie as it delves into the subconscious of a murderer. Visually stimulating...very creepy. ” - tiffanyrsluder