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, drugs, anti war, morality, vietnam war veteran, beer, english, cigar, army captain, cigar smoking, drug
Time: 1960s
Place: california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychedelic and emotional films with plots about vietnam veteran, hippie, female nudity, vietnam war, vietnam war veteran, sex and runaway mostly in Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Captain Milkshake: Hallucination Generation (1966), The Woman Inside (1981), The Homefront (1998), 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
Plot: lsd, rebellion, robbery, hallucination, hippie, drugs, exploitation
Time: 1960s
⇓ 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, shower, vietnam war veteran, transsexual, new identity, sexual identity, surgery
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: alcoholic, vietnam veteran, commitment, vietnam war, guitarist, waitress, inner city, house painter, parent child relationship, mansion, father daughter relationship, girlfriend ...
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, torture, teenage boy, u.s. mexico border, car breakdown, mexican border, vietnam war veteran, marital problem, bowling, handgun, hippie, sit ups ...
Time: 1960s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6.6
 182
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, combat, vietnam war
Place: vietnam, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 107
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: tragic ending, cult film, psychedelic, psychotronic
Plot: clinic, drug addict, addiction, drug addiction, jail cell, van, heroin, teenager, surrealism, rock music, teenage girl, ambulance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: atmospheric, realistic, serious, cult film, psychedelic
Plot: missing person, fish out of water, friends, misfit, buddies, drug dealing, music band, crime, mute or deaf, fugitives, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 818
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: realistic, surreal, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: sexual abuse, swamp, road trip, hitchhiking, marijuana, hippie, sex, murder, programmer, clergy, curses spells and rituals, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 294
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: contemplative, realistic, bleak, emotional, serious
Plot: hospital, life is a bitch, confined, couple relations, parents and children, power relations, doctors and patients, chaos and mayhem, family relations, military life, homecoming, vietnam war ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam, cambodia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, realistic, atmospheric, road movie ...
Plot: hippie, politics, rebellion, materialism, revolution, rebelliousness, love and romance, twentysomething life, parents and children, on the road, radical, bohemian life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, america, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 422
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: psychological, serious, gloomy, contemplative, realistic
Plot: soldier, train, homecoming, friendship, mental illness, military, battles, friends, buddies, mentally unstable, war, psychopath ...
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: hitchhiking, truck driver, truck, travel, motorcyclist, urination, on the road, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, love, female nudity, runaway ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 337
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: realistic, sexual, serious
Plot: farm, robbery, femme fatale, single parent, love and romance, crimes, gays and lesbians, couples, dishonesty, sexual relations, vietnam veteran, sexploitation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 12K
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: friendship, coming of age, bullying, vietnam veteran, war, vietnam war, bittersweet, homecoming, youth, understanding, society, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: vietnam, mississippi, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ...
Plot: farm, lapd, hallucinations, flashback, blood, father son relationship, washington monument, fountain, statue, vietnam war veteran, white house, american dream ...
Place: washington d.c., vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: realistic, serious, bleak, sincere
Plot: vietnam war, immigrants, state affairs, heroes, life is a bitch, hopes, war, anti war, post war, society, tragic hero, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 55
'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, kiss, father son relationship, journalist, underwear, brother brother relationship, hippie, country singer, protest, political activist, military draft, newsreel footage ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.6
 41
Runaway (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: After witnessing the accidental death of a friend who was attempting to rescue him from bullies, an African-American boy blames himself and, stricken with guilt, hides out among underground street people in New York.
Plot: vietnam war veteran, bully, hit by a truck, accidental death, street fight, hiding, runaway, waitress, friendship, friend, guilt, african american ...
Place: manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 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, estrangement, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, hallucination, psychedelia, guru, divorce, hippie, panic ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 229
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, realistic, emotional, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, pregnancy, infidelity, surrogate mother, hippie, gangsters, babies and infants, love affair, love and romance, family problems, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970
Place: california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, secret, father son relationship, marriage, male female relationship, affair, past
Place: vietnam
⇓ 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: sex, marijuana, hallucination, foreplay, eroticism, bell, topless, hippie, black bra and panties, sex on couch, pool party, sex party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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 ...
Plot: friendship, vietnam veteran, love and romance, siblings relations, haunted by the past, homecoming, human nature, life is a bitch, loneliness, prom, unlikely friendships, depression ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, small town, violence, murder, motorcyclist, vietnam war veteran, biker, teenager, gang, torment, soldier
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: sex, hippie, gold digger, incest, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Handsome Harry (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-Navy man carrying out the last wish of a dying shipmate renews contact with old friends to break the code of silence around a mysterious, long-buried crime.
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, military, hopes, last wish, dishonesty, introspection, betrayal, redemption, machismo, friendship between men, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, contemplative, tense, clever ...
Plot: politics, journalism, violence, hippie, vietnam war, vandalism, tv news, culture clash, introspection, society, injustice, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: west virginia, usa, washington d.c., illinois, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 137
Purple Haze (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's dynamite stuff.
Plot: military draft, disc jockey, homecoming, vietnam war, pot smoking, summer, dorm room, drugs, friendship, father son relationship, college, coming of age
Time: 1960s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, arson, vandalism, murder, crime, crimes, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, ohio, vietnam, asia, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: homecoming, police, laundromat, vietnam veteran, marriage proposal, father son relationship, confrontation, country club, broker, letter, aspiring writer, apartment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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