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, psychotronic
Plot: hippie, marine, vietnam veteran, vietnam war, marijuana, drugs, rock and roll, beer, anti war, morality, cigar, vietnam war veteran, cigar smoking, english, army captain, drug
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california

Most similar movies to Captain Milkshake

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychedelic and emotional films with plots about hippie, vietnam veteran, female nudity, vietnam war veteran, vietnam war, nudity (full frontal - brief) and father son relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Captain Milkshake: Hallucination Generation (1966), The Woman Inside (1981), Psych-Out (1968), Cease Fire (1985), The Hard Road (1970). 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, psychotronic
Plot: rebellion, exploitation, drugs, hippie, lsd, hallucination, robbery
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, gender bending, vietnam war veteran
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, realistic, atmospheric, psychedelic, cult film ...
Plot: fish out of water, missing person, music band, misfit, fugitives, drug abuse, friends, mute or deaf, buddies, crime, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 196
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, combat, vietnam war, post traumatic stress disorder, house
Place: vietnam, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: torture, small town, held captive, sociopath, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, marital problem, terrorism, male underwear, u.s. mexico border, vietnam war veteran, teenage boy, teenage girl ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 109
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, tragic ending, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: rock music, self discovery, psychedelia, drug trip, adoption, police, prostitute, trip, exploitation, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, runaway ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: psychological, atmospheric, psychotronic, art house, surreal ...
Plot: lsd, drug abuse, self discovery, hallucination, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, estrangement, psychedelia, guru, panic, hippie, divorce ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: vietnam war, waitress, vietnam veteran, alcoholic, commitment, inner city, house painter, alcohol abuse, family relations, parent child relationship, guitarist, vietnam war veteran ...
Place: los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, surreal, atmospheric, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: hippie, politics, rebellion, sex orgy, materialism, revolution, twentysomething life, rebelliousness, parents and children, on the road, love and romance, radical ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, america, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, scary, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, road trip, marijuana, hippie, motor home, swamp, hitchhiking, graphic violence, curses spells and rituals, drug abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Daughters of Lesbos (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Exploitative look at a secret club for women where they can go to be with other women.
Style: psychotronic, sexploitation film, cult film, erotic
Plot: hippie, rape, revenge, rape revenge, lesbian sex, female nudity, sexploitation, exploitation, sex, lesbian, lesbianism, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Big Bounce (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran and ex-con is persuaded by a shady woman to rob a $50,000 payroll account on a California produce farm. But who is playing who?
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: farm, robbery, femme fatale, car accident, love and romance, gays and lesbians, single parent, sexual relations, couples, dishonesty, crimes, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 57
'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: lgbt, violinist, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, kiss, gay son, hungarian, military draft, gay brother, immigrants, family relations, strong female character ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s, 60s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Coach of the Year (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An ex-football star, paralyzed from the waist down during Vietnam, accepts the challenge of coaching football in a juvenile reform school.
Plot: vietnam war veteran, wheelchair, vietnam veteran, coach, american football, juvenile detention, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 141
Purple Haze (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's dynamite stuff.
Plot: drugs, pot smoking, military draft, homecoming, vietnam war, summer, college, dorm room, father son relationship, dormitory, military service, dropout ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 306
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: emotional, bleak, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: power relations, chaos and mayhem, vietnam war, parents and children, doctors and patients, couple relations, anti war, homecoming, captivity, hospital, military life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam, cambodia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Just Be There (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mitchell, a Vietnam veteran, returns home to Minneapolis with his girlfriend Kathy and intends to write a novel about his war experiences, but is pushed by his overbearing father into a job selling pork bellies at a commodities firm. Quickly ...
Plot: letter, aspiring writer, skinny dipping, broker, police officer, debutante, vietnam war veteran, laundromat, marriage proposal, father son relationship, motorcycle, homecoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: soldier, train, homecoming, friendship, mentally unstable, military, war, friends, psychopath, battles, mental illness, vietnam war ...
Place: vietnam, california, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Night-Flowers (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Vietnam vets, Tom and Nordi, live sad lives in a crumbling New Jersey town. Sharing a one room apartment, they talk about their inability to hold down real work, struggle to get noticed at the VA and fail to connect with women. This changes for ...
Plot: fishing, dinner, murder, supermarket, gun, shipyard, vietnam war veteran, frustration, massage parlor, rape, dumpster, psychiatric patient ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 4K
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, disturbing, thought provoking, serious, tense ...
Plot: politics, journalism, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, vandalism, hippie, vietnam war, tv news, culture clash, injustice, urban ghetto, fighting the system ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1968
Place: chicago illinois, washington d.c., west virginia, usa, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 2K
The '60s (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
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: sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: hippie, vietnam war, culture clash, fighting the system, coming of age, rock music, protest, pot smoking, drug abuse, concert, politician, summer of love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, south central los angeles, woodstock, chicago illinois, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: on the road, journey, mother daughter relationship, travel, truck driver, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), weirdo, hitchhiker, runaway, female nudity, motorcyclist ...
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, touching, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, bullying, family relations, vietnam veteran, war, vietnam war, bittersweet, life is a bitch, family problems, understanding, generation gap ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, mississippi, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Indian Runner (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An intensely sad film about two brothers who cannot overcome their opposite perceptions of life. One brother sees and feels bad in everyone and everything, subsequently he is violent, antisocial and unable to appreciate or enjoy the good things ...
Style: psychological, realistic, emotional, rough, serious ...
Plot: small town, pregnancy, vietnam war, human nature, family problems, brother brother relationship, vandalism, arson, murder, crime, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, ohio, vietnam, asia, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, serious, captivating, dramatic ...
Plot: military base, family relations, military, racism, prom, basketball, high school, strict father, father son relationship, marine, bittersweet, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: california, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
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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: punch, fight, vietnam war, freezer, barbershop, money problems, betting, bar mitzvah, gambling addiction, jewish, compulsive gambler, gambling debt ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969, 60s
Place: california, vietnam, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional, suspense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, surrogate mother, hippie, dysfunctional family, adoption, love affair, relationship vs career, family in crisis, hollywood, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970
Place: beverly hills, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Ashes and Embers (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ashes and Embers is an original screenplay by Haile Gerima, about a Vietnam veteran, who, several years after the war, is struggling to come to terms with his role in the war, and his role as a Black person in America. He survives by working odd ...
Style: non-linear
Plot: held at gunpoint, pay phone, stock footage, african american, vietnam war, lapd, church, flashback, gas station, police brutality, father son relationship, grandmother grandson relationship ...
Place: washington d.c., vietnam, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 5K
Jacknife (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A conflict develops between a troubled Vietnam veteran and the sister he lives with when she becomes involved romantically with the army buddy who reminds him of the tragic battle they both survived.
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, psychological, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, vietnam veteran, haunted by the past, siblings relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, human nature, homecoming, loneliness, prom, alcohol abuse, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: foreplay, marijuana, hallucination, eroticism, caress, woman in bathtub, nudity (full frontal - brief), swimming pool, alcohol, lesbian sex, female stockinged legs, personality change ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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