There is nothing like getting drunk out of your mind while watching movies. It’s a fun way to end a taxing week and a great activity between friends or partners. Here are the fifteen best movies to watch drunk to add to your ever-growing must-watch list.
1. Twisted Pair (2018)
English 1h 29m IMDb
Director: Neil Breen
Stars: Neil Breen, Sara Meritt, Siohbon Chevy Ebrahimi
If you want a film with a great plot that makes sense, you will not find it here. Twisted Pair by Neil Breen is as convoluted and ridiculous as it gets. The amateurish dialogue, editing, and effects will make you laugh aloud.
The plot will only make sense if you are a bit buzzed. The cinematography and writing are strange at best and utterly ridiculous at worst. With that said, the movie has a certain charm around it.
As it’s crowd-funded, even how bad it is, fans are still more than willing to watch it. The movie does not pose any great philosophical or social commentary, but it doesn’t have to. It’s fun, wacky, and very twisted in its own right.
2. The Party (1968)
English Italian Russian French Cantonese 1h 39m IMDb
Director: Blake Edwards
Stars: Peter Sellers, Claudine Longet, Natalia Borisova
The Party is an excellent film to watch when you are drunk. The comedic cult classic will surely hook you in your seat. It’s almost nonsensical as it’s funny. Once you watch The Party, you will find its characters and events charming.
The over-the-top performance of Peter Sellers as an Indian actor makes for a fun and wacky viewing experience. The Party follows him as he bumbles around the elite Hollywood party. The juxtaposition between the elegance of the setting and the comedic nature of the actor is the recipe for this film.
The Party is a great popcorn flick that will keep you hooked in its true nature. Let the fun and wild events play out as you take a sip from your beer.
3. Space Jam (1996)
English 1h 28m IMDb
Director: Joe Pytka
Stars: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle
Basketball, Michael Jordan, and Bugs Bunny, you can find that and more when you watch Space Jam. A movie between two dimensions, Space Jam, is a mix of animation and live-action film. In its release, the style of filmmaking is hardly heard off.
So, of course, the movie starring Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny is an instant hit. Space Jam is one of those films you will remember watching on CDs or VHS tapes. Since you are old enough to drink, we assume that you also caught wind of this movie in your childhood.
Enjoy the surge of the late 90s and early 2000s nostalgia once you watch this movie. The comedic nature of the film makes a viewing experience that is full of laughs. Space Jam’s experimental nature is flared up when you watch it with booze in your system.
4. Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
English 1h 28m IMDb
Director: Stephen Chiodo
Stars: Grant Cramer, Suzanne Snyder, John Allen Nelson
This film is as nonsensical as its sound. Killer Klowns from Outer Space tells the story in its title. It’s a film that follows a small town terrorized by aliens dressed up as clowns.
The Klowns’ mission to make humans into cotton candy is as ridiculous as it sounds. However, the movie does not take itself seriously. It points out the absurdity and laughs at it, making for a tremendous parodic film.
Since its release, the movie has been a certified comedic cult classic. It’s a fun sci-fi flick that uses little to no scientific background in its plot. If you want a ridiculous yet enjoyable movie, Killer Klown from Outer Space is a perfect choice.
5. Pregnancy Pact (2010)
English 1h 27m IMDb
Director: Rosemary Rodriguez
Stars: Thora BirchMadisen BeatyDavid Clayton Rogers
The Pregnancy Pact plays out exactly like its title. It’s a story of how a group of teen girls decided to be pregnant together. The plot of the movie is utterly ridiculous, as well as the events that follow.
As a Lifetime Production film, the movie received many comments on how strange and ridiculous it is. The film even prompted a couple of reviews and viewing parties on the internet. Despite its conflicting thoughts, the film ranks as the fourth best-rated film in the Lifetime catalog.
The movie is an excellent run-of-the-mill comedic teen movie. Despite its pretty serious themes, many viewers fail to get into the message due to the over-the-top nature of the film.
6. American Pie (1999)
English 1h 35m IMDb
Directors: Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz(uncredited)
Stars: Jason Biggs, Chris KleinT, homas Ian Nicholas
American Pie has been an American classic since the early 2000s. The raunchy and explicit themes of the movie barely come by at its release, especially as the characters are pretty in their teenage years.
The film says its themes unapologetically. It revolves around virginity, sex, and the pressure of sexual prowess in male teens. Despite its over-the-top raunchiness, American Pie still makes sure to give a bit of sensitivity and wholesomeness by the end of the movie.
If you want a film that borders on nonsense, American Pie is perfect for you. The sexual themes and embarrassing events will surely get a lot out of your drunk mind.
7. Mean Girls (2004)
English German Vietnamese Swahili 1h 37m IMDb
Director: Mark Waters
Stars: Lindsay LohanJonathan BennettRachel McAdams
A teen-flick classic, Mean Girls is a pioneer in early 2000s cinema. The film made its way to the pop culture sphere with its comedic, raunchy, and fun nature. If you haven’t watched this movie yet, you should ultimately add it to your list.
The movie never takes itself seriously. It’s a ridiculous story with quotable lines and iconic moments. Looking back at it with a bit of alcohol, you will surely catch many moments that are both funny in a drunken haze.
The performance of the actresses will make you laugh out loud. With its ridiculous plot and over-the-top events, it’s a perfect candidate for a night of drinking and watching movies. At its core, the film is unapologetically girly and filled with the color pink.
8. Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977)
English 1h 17m IMDb
Director: George Barry
Stars: Demene Hall, William Russ, Julie Ritter
You know you are in for a ride with a ridiculous title such as Death Bed: The Bed That Eats. The surreal and experimental film revolves around a possessed bed that eats everything put on it. The death bed will surely consume it like nobody’s business from chicken, wine, and humans.
With a ridiculous plot like that, it’s surprising that the film can make a stand on its own merits. The actors and actresses are unique in their performance, despite their material. The cinematography also has a sense of artistry that is sublime and surreal.
It’s a trippy film that will get your mind more excited once you watch it with alcohol—quite a tipsy film, perfect for a tipsy viewer.
9. School of Rock (2003)
English 1h 49m IMDb
Director: Richard Linklater
Stars: Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack
If you don’t scary horror films while drinking, School of Rock might be the film for you. It’s fun, wacky, and full of fantastic music and characters. It even stars Jack Black, so you will surely laugh aloud as you watch the movie progress.
The chemistry between the students and their teacher, Dewey Finn, is the ultimate crux of the movie. As much as it relies on its comedic elements, School of Rock is not afraid to delve into more dramatic and emotional scenes.
Ultimately, it’s a feel-good film with a great cast and powerful story. The fantastic music and bond between the characters will surely make you coo with its wholesomeness.
10. Millennium Actress (2001)
Japanese English 1h 27m IMDb
Director: Satoshi Kon
Stars: Miyoko Shôji(voice), Shôzô Îzuka(voice), Mami Koyama(voice)
Artistic, surreal, and captivating, that’s how many viewers describe Satoshi Kon’s Millennium Actress. The Japanese animated film makes use of its medium. The string of animation stringing together makes for a trippy experience.
With alcohol, you will have a one-of-a-kind viewing experience with Millennium Actress. The story revolves around the details and life of Chiyoko Fujiwara, an actress with 30 years in the industry. As the film progress, the story within the story becomes interwoven with each other.
A bit of alcohol and surrealist films is a great way to relax. The pleasant narrative will surely pull you in. Even in a drunken haze, the fantastic visuals and twists can penetrate your mind.
11. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
English French Latin 1h 31m IMDb
Directors: Terry GilliamTerry Jones
Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle
This classic comedic film is an excellent selection for a movie night. The low-budget and ridiculous scenarios will surely make you laugh. Along with the low budget and B-class filming style, Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a certified cult classic.
The story revolves around the adventures of King Arthur. Along with the round table, the party embarks on the journey to find the legendary Holy Grail. Of course, hilarity ensues as they solve countless obstacles.
The movie is well-known for its absurdity. It doesn’t take itself too seriously and relies heavily on the ridiculous nonsense in its plot. It’s an excellent comedy film, perfect with a bit of alcohol.
12. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
English 1h 40m IMDb
Director: Jim Sharman
Stars: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick
If you haven’t watched this comedic classic, add it to your must-watch list. The Rocky Horror Picture shows is filled with lavish costumes and excellent music. Check out this film if you want a bizarre, over-the-top sequence of events.
Since its release, the film has been both critically and financially successful. The movie cements itself as a part of the pop culture sphere with high success. When you watch the movie, you will see why it earns such high praises from many.
It’s a fantastic film with thought and effort put into it. With the charm and great acting from the characters, you will be engulfed in its premise in no time. The funny music sequences also add to the film’s absurd yet captivating scenes.
13. Grease (1978)
English 1h 50m IMDb
Director: Randal Kleiser
Stars: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing
If you don’t know Grease, you have undoubtedly heard music from the movie. Classics such as ‘Hopelessly Devoted to You’ are one of the movie’s popular soundtracks. Grease is a coming-of-age musical movie that will have you singing aloud with its characters.
Since its release, it has garnered much praise for its choreography, singing, and plot. Although John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John are a bit older than their characters, it’s not enough to pull you out of the movie. Their pairing has incredible chemistry to get you hooked on their winding love story.
The movie is an excellent way to end your week. Its romantic and feel-good plot will surely help you unwind after a long day of working or studying.
14. Ghostbusters (1984)
English 1h 45m IMDb
Director: Ivan Reitman
Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver
Ghostbusters is one of the supernatural comedy classics. Spawning many parodies and serving as an inspiration to many works of fiction since its release, Ghostbusters cements itself as another movie in the pop culture sphere.
The absurdity of the film’s premise makes for a fun and goofy interaction between the casts. The chemistry together as a team is also one of the movie’s crux. On its whole, Ghostbusters is a feel-good film with excellent command in its plot.
It’s an enjoyable movie, for sure. Ghostbusters is an excellent film to accompany your late-night movie marathon. With a bit of beer, chips, and Ghostbuster, you are set for a superb unwinding experience.
15. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 (1985)
English 1h 27m IMDb
Director: Jack Sholder
Stars: Robert EnglundMark PattonKim Myers
A sequel to a pretty terrifying film franchise, A Nightmare on the Elm Street 2 barely holds a flicker compared to its predecessor. If you already saw the first Elm Street film, you are in for a disappointment. Part two of Freddy Kreuger’s saga is not received well.
However, despite being an awful film, it’s an excellent option for a movie night. Even though the film is technically a horror movie, many find the sequel hilarious. The movie is a great laughingstock with its over-the-top and nonsensical characters as you chug down a can of beer.
You will feel tiny with no horror or thriller factor at all. In the end, you will question how did these characters survive for as long despite making bad decisions left and right.
Whether you love horror, animation, or action, there are many movies to enjoy. What are you waiting for? Grab a drink and choose one (or multiple) from this list of fifteen best movies to watch drunk. Your booze-fueled mind will indeed have a blast once you watch these films.