Kwanity Remembers: A Bunch of Spun Out Films to Watch When Spinning Out

25 Films to watch when you are, how to put this ... tripping balls!

Whether you took too much or smoked too much this is a list of films, in no particular order, that will keep you busy.

I would like to think that the light content balances out the heavy content in ebbs and flows.

This is my FIRST list ever! *Cheers & small amounts of laughter, a few boos and a loud hiss*

Enjoy and remember

just ride it out!
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1.
Gummo (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Lonely residents of a tornado-stricken Ohio town wander the deserted landscape trying to fulfill their boring, nihilistic lives. (89 mins.)
Director: Harmony Korine
“ hmmm... Anyone seen that dastardly cat? ” - kwanity
 
2.
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
“ Just take it easy here, this film can be dangerous when combined with exactly the right hallucinogenic compounds. ” - kwanity
 
3.
Pink Flamingos (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person Alive". (93 mins.)
Director: John Waters
“ Chicken anyone??? ” - kwanity
 
4.
Army of Darkness (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home. (81 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ get that fork outta my back! ” - kwanity
 
5.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades. (118 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“ "We're in bat country" ” - kwanity
 
6.
Taking Woodstock (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A man working at his parents' motel in the Catskills inadvertently sets in motion the generation-defining concert in the summer of 1969. (120 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
“ Peace and love... ahhhhhhhh ” - kwanity
 
7.
Akira (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two kids and a group of psychics can stop. (124 mins.)
Director: Katsuhiro Otomo
“ "Tetsuo!" ” - kwanity
 
8.
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Concurrent theatrical ending of the TV series "Shin Seiki Evangelion" (1995). (90 mins.)
“ whist we're talkin' toons from Japan. ” - kwanity
 
9.
Delicatessen (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants. (99 mins.)
“ The scene where everything is in rhythm - eeeirr! eeerrrrghh!, eeeirr! eeerrrrghh! ” - kwanity
 
10.
Legend (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young man must stop the Lord of Darkness from both destroying daylight and marrying the woman he loves. (94 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ "We must gather all the shiny objects we can find"... ” - kwanity
 
11.
Deliverance (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country. (110 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
“ Really only for the banjo scene,...
Yes, it's worth it. ” - kwanity
 
12.
Stand by Me (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ Now this might seem like a strange choice at this juncture but I assure you that when tripping balls the beginning of this film twists your mind around, when the camera goes under the house... ... Ok, ok, fine maybe I just really like this film. But hey you'll never know if you don't go. ” - kwanity
 
13.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Two siblings visit their grandfather's grave in Texas along with three of their friends and are attacked by a family of cannibalistic psychopaths. (83 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ for a good scare, original and still best. ” - kwanity
 
14.
Downtown 81 (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The film is a day in the life of a young artist, Jean Michel Basquiat, who needs to raise money to reclaim... (72 mins.)
Director: Edo Bertoglio
“ Downtown 81 - Don't know about favorite film but definitely my fav artist Jean Michel Basquiat. Also a trippy skip down memory lane. ” - kwanity
 
15.
The Warriors (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In 1979, a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down to kill them. (92 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
“ warriors come out to plae - ey! ” - kwanity
 
16.
The Running Man (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show. (101 mins.)
“ "I'll be back" ” - kwanity
 
17.
Re-Animator (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus. (104 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
“ culty cult cult mc culty ” - kwanity
 
18.
Liquid Sky (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New... (112 mins.)
Director: Slava Tsukerman
“ Speaking of culty cult cult mc cult, this one was a favorite for trippin' teens in the 80's late on a Saturday night. ” - kwanity
 
19.
Ken Park (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Ken Park is about several Californian skateboarders' lives and relationships with and without their parents. (93 mins.)
“ turn the extreme up a notch will ya... ” - kwanity
 
20.
Kids (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A day in the life of a group of teens as they travel around New York City skating, drinking, smoking, and deflowering virgins. (91 mins.)
Director: Larry Clark
“ And keep it there... ” - kwanity
 
21.
Waking Life (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe. (99 mins.)
“ the visuals alone would get this in add the dialogue and you get a serious head horizontal mambo. ” - kwanity
 
22.
Slacker (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A day in the life of Austin, Texas as the camera roams from place to place and provides a brief look at the overeducated, the social misfits, the outcasts and the oddballs. (97 mins.)
“ Precurser ” - kwanity
 
23.
Loren Cass (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Adolescents come to terms with their lives after the rebellions of 1996 St. Petersburg. (83 mins.)
Director: Chris Fuller
“ And seeing as we're here ... just breathe deep and get through this one.


Note: It pays to have a little historical knowledge for this one. ” - kwanity
 
24.
Munchies (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Simon Watterman, a space archaeologist, discovers the "Munchies" in a cave in Peru. Cecil Watterman... (83 mins.)
Director: Bettina Hirsch
“ Ok I know it's gonna take some serious B grade laughs to come down off of that last film.

So here it is ; P ” - kwanity
 
25.
The 'Burbs (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An overstressed suburbanite and two of his neighbors struggle to prove their paranoid theory that the new family on the block are part of a murderous cult. (101 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
“ what is he building in there, you could also just listen to the Tom waits spoken word track instead, that way you wouldn't have to deal with the ending. ” - kwanity