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Grateful Dead At The Movies

This section of the discography lists movies that include a reference to the Grateful Dead or a member of the group, a song or music by the Grateful Dead or a member of the group, or an appearance by the Grateful Dead or a member of the group.

See the Grateful Dead video/DVD page for a list of Grateful Dead performance releases and other related video and DVD releases.

Additions, corrections and comments are welcome



Subject index

Movie references
Songs in movies
Appearances in movies
Miscellaneous connections

Movies that include a Grateful Dead reference

info Eyes Of Laura Mars, 1978
info Americana, 1981
info Naked Space, 1981
info Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams, 1981
info Splash, 1984
info Footloose, 1984
info Romancing the Stone, 1984
info Into The Homeland, 1987
info Summer School, 1987
info No Man's Land, 1987
info The Presidio, 1988
info Return Of The Killer Tomatoes, 1988
info Pump Up The Volume, 1990
info Air America, 1990
info Four American Composers: Philip Glass, 1991
info Indian Summer, 1993
info For Love Or Money, 1993
info Color Of Night, 1995
info Cover Me, 1995
info Flirting With Disaster, 1996
info The People Vs. Larry Flynt, 1996
info Glory Daze, 1996
info Conspiracy Theory, 1997
info Welcome To Woop Woop, 1997
info Anthem, 1997
info Half Baked, 1998
info Delivered, 1998
info Mafia!, 1998
info My Favorite Martian, 1999
info Runaway Bride, 1999
info Cash Crop, 1999
info Bittersweet Motel: Phish, 2000
info Harvard Man, 2001
info Recess: School's Out, 2001
info Black Hawk Down, 2002
info Wonderland, 2003
info How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, 2003
info Spider-Man 2, 2004
info Genghis Blues, Documentary, 2005
info The Last Mogul: Life and Times of Lew Wasserman, 2005
info Little Miss Sunshine, 2006
info Four American Composers (DVD), 2007
info The Perfect Age of Rock 'N' Roll, 2009
info The Soloist, 2009
info The Fighter, 2010
info Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding, 2012

Movies that include songs by the Dead or members of the Dead

info Zabriskie Point, 1970
info Death Sport, 1978
info Apocalypse Now, 1979
info More American Graffiti, 1979
info Xanadu, 1980
info Heartbeeps, 1981
info Vietnam: A Television History, 1983
no info Heavenly Bodies, 1984
info Mask, 1985
info One More Saturday Night, 1986
info Dominoes: An Uncensored Journey through the 60's, Documentary, 1988
info Rude Awakening, 1989
info Comic Book Confidential, Documentary, 1989
info Greed and Wildlife: Poaching in America, Documentary, 1989
info Flashback, 1990
info When You Remember Me, 1990
info The Indian Runner, 1991
info Backdraft, 1991
info Clockers, 1995
info Smoke, 1995
info Flirting With Disaster, 1996
info Tin Cup, 1996
info Headcandy: Sidney's Psychedelic Adventure, 1997
info Warriors Of Virtue, 1997
no info Kundun, 1997
info Great Expectations, 1998
info As Good As It Gets, 1998
info Celebrity, 1998
info Walk On The Moon, 1999
info The Joyriders, 1999
no info Mr Music, 1999
info Runaway Bride, 1999
info Around The Fire, 1999?
info Girl Interrupted, 2000
info Wildflowers, 2000
info Bamboozled, 2000
info Running Free, 2000
info Apocalypse Now Redux, 2001
info The Dreamers, 2005
info World's Greatest Dad, Feature Film, 2009
info The Music Never Stopped, 2011
info Wretches & Jabberers, 2011
info Welcome To Dopeland, 2011
info Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding, 2012

Movies that include an appearance by the Grateful Dead or a member of the Grateful Dead

info Petulia, Feature film, 1968
info Woodstock: Three Days of Peace and Music, 1970
info Gimme Shelter, Rolling Stones, 1970
info Fillmore, 1972
info Invasion of the Body Snatchers, 1978
info Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains, 1981
info Endangered Species, 1982
info Hell's Angels Forever, Documentary, 1983
info Timothy Leary's Last Trip, 1997
info Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, 1998
info The Source, Documentary, 1999
info Jimi Hendrix: Live At Woodstock, 1999
info The Journey, Documentary, 2001
info The Cockettes, 2002
info Festival Express, Various Artists, 2003 (DVD release 2004)
info Go Further, Documentary film, 2004
info Disco: Spinning the Story, Documentary, 2005
info Electric Apricot: Quest For Festeroo, Fictional documentary, 2006
info Chasin' Gus' Ghost, Documentary, 2007
info World's Greatest Dad, Feature Film, 2009
info Sunshine Daydream, Veneta, 8/27/72, Grateful Dead, 2013

Miscellaneous Grateful Dead connections

info Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, 1948
info The Saragossa Manuscript, 1965
info Zachariah, 1970
info Close Encounters of the Third Kind, 1977

Last updated May 2013