8 Great...Movies That Mess With Your Head

Jul 10, 2010 Comments
Altered States (1980)

No doubt we can honestly say that the movie probably turned a lot of folks off to the idea of tripping on mushrooms for a very long time. It all starts innocently enough for William Hurt (in his screen debut) as a scientist investigating sensory deprivation and consciousness expansion, but by the time he’s devolving into an ape-man and then later turning into a giant blob of primordial goo, the movie is both way over-the-top and oddly visionary -- a visual head trip that you didn’t have to take drugs (or even understand much) to just enjoy.

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