10 Movies You Should Only Watch Stoned

Time to "enhance" your movie watching experience.

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Remember when you were a kid, and watching certain films was truly a magical experience. Whether you were in awe over the basic special effects of E.T. or blown away by the huge explosions in whichever edited-for-television Schwarzenegger movie your parents let you watch, it didn't take much work on your part to be entranced by movies.

As an adult, that's a little harder. We've seen everything before and have become cynical about whatever we haven't yet seen. So sometimes, it's helpful to look to some "natural" assistance to make the movie-watching experience magical again.

Some movies are practically tailor-made for the stoner crowd, because some filmmakers have taken to creating movies that reveal an extra special layer that can only be truly appreciated in the right frame of mind.

Just to be clear, these don't have to be "stoner movies" either. Not every film you watch while getting high has to be about getting high. In fact, some of the best movies to escape into while stoned have nothing to do with weed.

The following movies invite you to sit back, toke up, and take in their finer qualities that you just wouldn't understand as much if you were sober.

10. Beavis & Butt-Head Do America

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From the opening licks of Red Hot Chili Pepper's cover of "Love Rollercoaster," with our lovably stupid teenage duo trying to grope a statue of a topless Egyptian woman, it's clear that the Beavis & Butt-Head movie is going to cram in every random concept that Mike Judge didn't get to feature in his TV show.

And that's just swell.

It's essentially a road trip movie stuffed to the brim with every outrageous obstacle and silly side-adventure they could dream up. And the destination isn't so much a physical space as it is an expanded mindset; that of a non-virgin with a working television.

Because all they want to do is find their stolen TV and also score with a woman. They just so happen to meet up with a redneck who mistakes them for hired assassins and offers them $10,000 to fly to Las Vegas and kill his runaway wife, an arms dealer who wants to blow up the White House. And hey, haven't we all been there?

It's a worthwhile movie-watching experience if only for Beavis' acid freakout in the desert, which turns into a Rob Zombie music video.

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