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: hippie, marine, vietnam veteran, vietnam war, marijuana, anti war, morality, beer, drugs, english, cigar, army captain, 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 surreal films with plots about hippie, vietnam war, female nudity, vietnam veteran, sex, drugs and father son relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Captain Milkshake: Hallucination Generation (1966), The '60s (1999), The Woman Inside (1981), Cease Fire (1985), The Acid Eaters (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: lsd, exploitation, drugs, hippie, rebellion, hallucination, robbery
Time: 1960s
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95%
 7.0
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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: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic, captivating
Plot: hippie, vietnam war, vietnam veteran, politician, rock music, concert, protest, black panthers, civil rights, pot smoking, drug abuse, culture clash ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: vietnam, usa, woodstock, chicago illinois, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, shower, surgery, sexual identity, new identity, transsexual
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: bowling, waitress, violinist, hostage, poncho, racial slur, sit ups, mexican border, vietnam veteran, small town, teenage boy, torture ...
Time: 1960s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, support group, vietnam veteran, vietnam war
Place: vietnam, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, sex, female nudity, drugs, motorcycle, sexuality, surrealism, devil, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
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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: psychotronic, psychedelic, tragic ending
Plot: hollywood, venereal disease, heroin, teenage pregnancy, drug addiction, drugs, sex, female nudity, transvestite, hippie, prostitution, abusive relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: vietnam veteran, awol, wife, return, corruption, native american, stolen car, accidental killing
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: guitarist, waitress, commitment, vietnam war, inner city, house painter, alcoholic, vietnam veteran, parent child relationship, post war, teenage girl, mansion ...
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, road trip, hitchhiking, swamp, marijuana, sex, murder, hippie, gang, psychopath, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
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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 ⇓
41%
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'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: gay rights, protest, male male kiss, military draft, motorcycle, college professor, gay kiss, gay, hungarian, biker, political activist, country singer ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 20
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: driving, screaming, fiancee, cult, male underwear, gunshot, young man, boxer shorts, depression, anger, christmas, flashback ...
Place: usa, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, illegitimate son, affair, male female relationship, past, father son relationship, marriage, secret
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: love, female nudity, mother daughter relationship, marriage, husband wife relationship, journey, hippie, on the road, travel, motorcyclist, runaway, urination ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Purple Haze (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's dynamite stuff.
Plot: friendship, father son relationship, college, military draft, drugs, dorm room, pot smoking, coming of age, vietnam war, disc jockey, summer, homecoming
Time: 1960s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hippie, surrogate mother, 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 ⇓
34%
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 ...
Style: erotic
Plot: lesbian, sex, marijuana, hallucination, eroticism, topless, pool party, college student, sex party, drugs, black and white segues into color, shared bath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: gold digger, sex, hippie, incest, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, politics, radical, hippie, fighting the system, rock, romance, on the road, society, youth, lovers on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, phoenix arizona, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 103
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: rabbi, hebrew, movie theatre, punch, sister sister relationship, freezer, gambler, jewish, television, button, ice cream, jewish family ...
Time: year 1969, 1960s
Place: vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 4K
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, psychological, serious, 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 ⇓
32%
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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, vietnam war, battles, love, war, buddies, mentally unstable, college, mental illness ...
Place: vietnam, asia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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 ⇓
31%
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Welcome Home (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An Air Force officer (Kris Kristofferson) returns to his father (Brian Keith), son and remarried wife (JoBeth Williams) in Vermont after 17 years in Vietnam.
Style: serious, bleak, emotional, realistic
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, military, hospital, couple relations, doctors and patients, parents and children, anti war, captivity, chaos and mayhem, homecoming, military life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam, thailand, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, clever, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, violence, politics, tv news, vietnam war, vandalism, hippie, culture clash, political unrest, racism, injustice, urban ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: usa, west virginia, washington d.c., america, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Journey from the Fall (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Thirteen years after the end of the Vietnam War, a family who was tragically affected by the war are forced to emigrate to America.
Style: serious, bleak, sincere, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, immigrants, soldier, war, tragic hero, survival, human nature, human spirit, parents and children, anti war, political unrest, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Return of the Secaucus Seven (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, college, protest, reunion, anti war, buddies, hopes, love and romance, society, youth, male nudity, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c., medical school, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: kidnapping, vietnam veteran, human trafficking, blonde, stockings, panties, gangster, murder, pink panties
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Faith of Our Fathers (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With the Vietnam War raging in 1969, two young fathers report for duty. A man of great faith and a doubtful cynic. A quarter-century later, their sons, Wayne and John Paul (David A.R. White and Kevin Downes), meet as strangers. Guided by handwritten ...
Style: christian film
Plot: vietnam war, reckless driving, religious conversion, sergeant, bible, christianity, christian, faith, prayer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, robbery, jail ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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