Some journeys are good for the soul while others take you into Hell itself. What starts as a simple trip to discovery and new beginnings often brings to light a world more terrifying than the one we leave behind. Regardless of the need for making this journey one thing is certain, all trips must force the person to travel through the realms of the insane. Check out these six films that send you through stories demented and psychotic. As you discover or rediscover these stories of truly psychotic journeys where the normal lives clash with the truly abnormal environments let these tales of terror bring a little psychotica into your Saturday!
1. Hidden (2009)
Painful memories arise when Kai Koss goes back to his childhood home after 19 years and inherits his dead mother's house. Directed by Pål Øie and starring Kristoffer Joner, Cecilie A. Mosli and Bjarte Hjelmeland this imported nightmare takes the journey of rediscovery and resolution into the bowels of pure horror.
2. Vacancy (2007)
Directed by Nimród Antal and starring Luke Wilson, Kate Beckinsale this film has one couples trip going into realities that are too horrific to image. The young couple become stranded at a motel only to find they are the target of sadistic snuff film makers.
3. Riding The Bullet (2004)
One guy’s journey to reach his mother’s bedside as she lays dying soon becomes a trip into a reality of nightmares and new challenges. Directed by Mick Garris and starring Jonathan Jackson, David Arquette and Barbara Hershey.
4. Psycho (1998)
A remake of the classic by Alfred Hitchcock this 1998 film doesn’t leer far from the original. A young woman seizes an opportunity for a new start in life but soon finds no crime goes unpunished. Directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche, Viggo Mortensen and Julianne Moore.
5. Dead Wood (2007)
Directed by David Bryant, Sebastian Smith and Richard Stiles the film finds four friends on a weekend journey of fun soon realizing that often it is better to forgo trips into the dark woods. The film stars Fergus March, Emily Juniper and John Samuel Worsey.
6. The Perfect Getaway (2009)
A couple soon discovers that not all vacationers are as fun loving and free spirited as the brochures propose as they soon fight for survival against a truly psychotic pair of fellow travelers. Directed by David Twohy and starring Milla Jovovich, Steve Zahn,Kiele Sanchez and Timothy Olyphant.