Movies like Captain Milkshake

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Captain Milkshake (1970)
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Captain Milkshake (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Marine on leave from Vietnam becomes involved with hippies, communes and drug-running.
Style: psychedelic
Plot: marine, hippie, vietnam veteran, anti war, vietnam war, army captain, morality, cigar, english, marijuana, drugs, beer, drug
Time: 1960s
Place: california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychedelic and atmospheric films with plots about hippie, female nudity, vietnam veteran, sex, vietnam war, drugs and runaway mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Captain Milkshake: Hallucination Generation (1966), The Woman Inside (1981), The '60s (1999), Ride in a Pink Car (1974), Cease Fire (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hallucination Generation (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A juvenile is mad at his mom so he leaves his home in San Francisco to join a charismatic LSD guru's cult in Spain and turns on, tunes in, and drops out. He also gets involved in murder.
Style: psychedelic
Plot: robbery, drugs, exploitation, hallucination, rebellion, lsd, hippie
Time: 1960s
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The Woman Inside (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Vietnam vet decides to undergo a sex change operation in the 1970's. Canadian / American production.
Plot: vietnam veteran, transsexual, new identity, sexual identity, surgery, shower
Place: vietnam
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The '60s (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The Herlihys are a working class family from Chicago whose three children take wildly divergent paths: Brian joins the Marines right out of High School and goes to Vietnam..
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: hippie, vietnam war, black panthers, drug abuse, concert, rock music, vietnam veteran, politician, pot smoking, civil rights, protest, culture clash ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam, south central los angeles, usa, woodstock, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Ride in a Pink Car (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man, thought to be dead, returns to his hometown in Florida. He finds his wife re-married and the town now ruled by corrupt forces.
Plot: awol, vietnam veteran, corruption, wife, return, native american, stolen car, accidental killing
⇓ similarity ⇓
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When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Marjoe Gortner plays a drug dealer whose car breaks down in a small U.S. town. In turn, the town's people become victim to his unique brand of physical and mental torture.
Plot: racial slur, vietnam veteran, small town, violinist, hostage, waitress, mexican border, sit ups, bowling, poncho, female nudity, handgun ...
Time: 1960s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
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Cease Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tim Murphy is a Vietnam Vet. When he loses his job he starts to relive all the pain and horror of his time in Vietnam. The stresses and strains nearly destroy his marriage and his family. Only after joining a veterans' therapy group does Tim ...
Plot: nightmare, vietnam veteran, support group, vietnam war
Place: vietnam, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
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The Hard Road (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cautionary tale. At 17, Sherman Oaks high schooler Pam Banner has a baby out of wedlock. The baby is adopted, but Pam's too embarrassed to go back to school, so her dad gets her a job as the receptionist for a talent agent. A rock star takes ...
Style: psychedelic, psychotronic, tragic ending
Plot: heroin, drugs, teenage pregnancy, drug addiction, venereal disease, hollywood, addiction, drug addict, ambulance, clinic, jail, jail cell ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Homefront (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran Archibald Wright works as a house painter. One family he paints a house for has a problem he can relate to: Elaine, a woman who hired him, left his husband J.P., also a Vietnam vet while he was in 'Nam, and J.P. became an ...
Plot: house painter, alcoholic, vietnam war, guitarist, inner city, commitment, waitress, vietnam veteran, parent child relationship, ex soldier, girlfriend, mansion ...
Place: los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Pick-up (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sexy hippie chicks Carol and Maureen get more than they bargained for when they hitch a ride with groovy hippie dude Chuck in his nifty mobile bus home. The trio get lost in the Florida Everglades following a fierce rain storm and embark on a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, hippie, hitchhiking, road trip, sex, murder, marijuana, swamp, gang, psychopath, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Lady from Yesterday (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man (Rogers) with a wife (Bedelia) and two daughters and a flourishing career is visited by a woman (Chen) whom he had an affair with when he was in Vietnam. Who reveals to him that they have a son and that she wants him to take him (their son).
Plot: vietnam veteran, past, affair, marriage, secret, father son relationship, illegitimate son
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Acid Eaters (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A group of office workers go every Friday afternoon to the White Pyramid, a 50-foot tower of LSD.
Style: psychedelic
Plot: lsd, exploitation, devil, motorcycle, surrealism, sexuality, sex, female nudity, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Madame and Her Niece (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Michelle De Winter lives the good life, wining and dining with only the richest men who are fortunate to cross her path. Her daughter Yvette, whom Michelle insists on introducing as her 'niece', is a fashion model. She is saving herself ...
Plot: hippie, gold digger, sex, incest, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Baby Maker (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tish Gray had a baby and gave it up for adoption. She is contacted by a second childless couple who want her to have the husband's baby because of the wife's inability to have children. She accepts but finds that knowing the parents, and ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: surrogate mother, hippie, infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, babies and infants, crumbling marriage, baby, hollywood, couple relations, love affair, adoption ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970
Place: beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 53
'68 (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: '68 covers exactly one year (January 1st through December 31st) in the lives of Zoltan Szabo and his family, Hungarian immigrants, working hard to make a life in San Francisco in 1968. The Szabos tries to adjust to the new country, changing ...
Plot: military draft, journalist, restaurant, newsreel footage, brother brother relationship, underwear, violinist, father son relationship, kiss, college professor, coming out, gay brother ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Zabriskie Point (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert) and dropout Mark (who's wanted by the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, politics, radical, hippie, fighting the system, rock, on the road, romance, society, youth, lovers on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, america, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 17
Jud (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A Vietnam vet, Jud Carney. returns to Los Angeles at Christmas time, finds out it's not how he thought it was going to be. When Jud discovers his fiancee has left him, he moves into a boarding house peopled with "types." Flashback ...
Plot: homecoming, boarding house, mental breakdown, vietnam war, unrequited love, rejection, gunshot, nihilism, cult, driving, young man, depression ...
Place: usa, california, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 11K
The War (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, bullying, friendship, vietnam veteran, war, vietnam war, family life, child, self discovery, parents and children, haunted by the past, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: vietnam, mississippi, asia, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 2K
Psych-Out (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jenny, a deaf runaway who has just arrived in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district to find her long-lost brother, a mysterious bearded sculptor known around town as The Seeker. She falls in with a psychedelic band, Mumblin' Jim, whose ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, psychedelic
Plot: fish out of water, missing person, buddies, fugitives, drug dealing, crime, crimes, music band, mute or deaf, drug abuse, chases and races, friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Die jungen Tiger von Hongkong (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A U.S. Vietnam vet comes to Hong Kong to look for his wife who seemingly has disappeared whilst modeling. As he digs deeper he discovers the people behind her disappearance are a crime syndicate that deal in trafficking young girls. He assembles a ...
Plot: human trafficking, kidnapping, vietnam veteran, murder, stockings, gangster, panties, blonde, pink panties
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 3K
Medium Cool (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Cassellis is the toughtest TV-news-reporter around. He becomes an expert in reporting about violence in the ghetto and racial tensions. But he discovers that his network helps the FBI by letting them look at his tapes to find suspects. When he ...
Style: cynical, serious, clever, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, violence, politics, tv news, vietnam war, vandalism, hippie, culture clash, political unrest, racism, urban ghetto, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: usa, west virginia, america, washington d.c., chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The No Mercy Man (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A decorated Vietnam Vet returns to his father's ranch in Arizona just as criminally minded carnies begin to cause trouble.
Plot: vietnam veteran, torment, biker, gang, small town, soldier, teenager, murder, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Thumb Tripping (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Gary and Shay are two happy-go-lucky flower children who hitchhike in the beautiful Big Sur-Monterey area of California.
Style: road movie
Plot: motorcycle, on the road, urination, travel, runaway, hippie, journey, motorcyclist, truck driver, hitchhiking, female nudity, love ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 653
The Tribe (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Marine Corps drill instructor who is disgusted by the fact that the Corps now accepts draftees finds himself pitted against a hippie who has been drafted but refuses to accept the military's way of doing things.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: basic training, hippie, recruit, individuality, military life, military, culture clash, boot camp, soldier, war, misfit, power relations ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Family Prayers (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: This coming of age story set in the 1960s takes a look at the effects of a couple's break-up on a sensitive, thirteen year old Jewish boy in the 1960s.
Plot: money problems, tutor, gambling debt, compulsive gambler, bar mitzvah, rabbi, synagogue, hebrew, betting, bookie, gambling addiction, ice cream ...
Time: year 1969, 1960s
Place: california, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Great Santini (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated marine pilot.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: military, military base, basketball, high school, marine, racism, prom, parents and children, coming of age, hopes, society, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Alice In Acidland (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Cute and perky college student Alice is invited to a "pool party" by Freida, a female teacher who is actually a lesbian and has designs on Alice. At the party Alice gets drunk, takes acid and immediately becomes a lesbian, taking a bath ...
Plot: sex, lesbian, marijuana, hallucination, eroticism, pool party, college student, topless, sex party, lesbian kiss, drugs, lesbianism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Bloodbath (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chicken, a desperate hippie junkie living in a small Spanish village, is finding it difficult to separate fantasy and reality. This isn't helped by the villagers practising magic and child sacrifice, or his involvement with a group of boozy ...
Style: psychedelic
Plot: hippie, surrealism, racial slur, urination, homosexual, washed up star, bull, aging, religious cult, ritual sacrifice, female nudity, drowning ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
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The Trip (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Paul Groves, a television commercial director, is in the midst of a personality crisis. His wife Sally has left him and he seeks the help of his friend John, a self-styled guru who's an advocate of LSD. Paul asks John to be the guide on his ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, psychological, psychotronic ...
Plot: drug abuse, self discovery, lsd, marijuana, guru, addiction, midlife crisis, unsupportive spouse, estrangement, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, surrealism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Cindy and Donna (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Seventeen-year old Cindy is in awe of big sister, Donna’s sexual exploits, but she just doesn’t get it. Whether she’s spying on Donna, parked and “makin’ it” in the driveway with her boyfriend, or watching her bang dear ol’ stepdad, ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, touching, erotic, realistic
Plot: virgin, lesbian kiss, voyeur, sex, hippie, sexual awakening, looking for sex, suburbs, parents and children, teenager, lust, sister ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 361
Tracks (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A soldier returns from Vietnam on special assignment, accompanying the body of his friend by train to California for burial. During the trip, he falls in love with a gentle college student. But their relationship is shattered by his flashbacks to ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: train, soldier, friendship, homecoming, battles, vietnam war, love, war, buddies, mentally unstable, college, mental illness ...
Place: vietnam, asia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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