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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychedelic and cult film films with plots about hippie, vietnam veteran, vietnam war veteran, female nudity, vietnam war, father son relationship and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Captain Milkshake: Hallucination Generation (1966), Cease Fire (1985), The Woman Inside (1981), Psych-Out (1968), 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: hippie, hallucination, drugs, robbery, lsd, exploitation, rebellion
Time: 60s, 1960s
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95%
 6.3
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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: vietnam veteran, nightmare, support group, post traumatic stress disorder, house, combat, vietnam war
Place: vietnam, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: transsexual, vietnam veteran, sexual identity, surgery, new identity, shower, vietnam war veteran, gender bending
Place: vietnam
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51%
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 3K
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, serious, realistic, psychedelic, psychotronic ...
Plot: missing person, fish out of water, friends, crimes, misfit, drug abuse, chases and races, music band, crime, mute or deaf, fugitives, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, husband wife relationship, car breakdown, male underwear, teenage girl, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, terrorism, vietnam war veteran ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
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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: cult film, psychotronic, tragic ending, psychedelic
Plot: band, adoption, abusive relationship, musician, secretary, heroin, lsd, van, teenager, new job, ambulance, hallucination ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: psychological, atmospheric, psychotronic, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: lsd, drug abuse, self discovery, hallucination, midlife crisis, estrangement, unfulfillment, psychedelia, guru, hippie, divorce, panic ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: surreal, serious, realistic, atmospheric, road movie ...
Plot: hippie, counterculture, politics, rebellion, sex orgy, materialism, revolution, love and romance, twentysomething life, rebelliousness, parents and children, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, phoenix arizona, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: commitment, waitress, alcoholic, vietnam veteran, vietnam war, inner city, house painter, family relations, alcohol abuse, parent child relationship, vietnam war veteran, republican ...
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ 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: nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, marijuana, hippie, road trip, murder, motor home, swamp, hitchhiking, graphic violence, psychopath, programmer ...
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, realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: farm, femme fatale, robbery, car accident, single parent, gays and lesbians, crimes, sexual relations, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Americana (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a small town in rural Kansas, a troubled veteran attempts to restore an old merry-go-round ride.
Plot: loner, war veteran, countryside, vietnam war veteran, conflict, small town, merry go round, vietnam veteran, americana
Time: 70s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 59
'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, brother brother relationship, gay, journalist, biker, male male kiss, restaurant, gay kiss, hungarian, strong female character, military service, immigrants ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968, 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, vietnam veteran, wheelchair, coach, american football, juvenile detention, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Purple Haze (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's dynamite stuff.
Plot: disc jockey, dorm room, pot smoking, homecoming, summer, friendship, vietnam war, father son relationship, coming of age, dormitory, military service, dropout ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: emotional, bleak, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, anti war, homecoming, captivity, hospital, military life, society, confined, life is a bitch, military, soldier, doctors and patients ...
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: father son relationship, marriage proposal, laundromat, letter, aspiring writer, skinny dipping, broker, vietnam veteran, apartment, police, vietnam war veteran, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Easy Rider (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
Style: psychedelic, road movie, realistic, avant garde, atmospheric ...
Plot: hippie, lsd, anti heroes, friendship, on the road, hitchhiker, rebelliousness, biker, marijuana, existentialism, motorcycle, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969, 70s
Place: usa, california, new orleans, louisiana, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 454
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, contemplative, gloomy, psychological
Plot: soldier, train, homecoming, friendship, battles, buddies, military, mentally unstable, war, friends, psychopath, mental illness ...
Place: vietnam, asia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, gun, rape, supermarket, spa, psychiatric patient, vietnam war veteran, frustration, father son relationship, dumpster, murder, bus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, disturbing, thought provoking, tense, realistic ...
Plot: politics, journalism, nudity (full frontal - brief), hippie, vandalism, vietnam war, culture clash, media, society, fighting the system, injustice, urban ghetto ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1968
Place: chicago illinois, west virginia, usa, washington d.c., illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, journey, love, marriage, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), weirdo, hitchhiker, truck, truck driver, motorcyclist ...
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The '60s (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
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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, concert, politician, summer of love, rock music, civil rights, drug abuse, pot smoking ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, woodstock, chicago illinois, south central los angeles, los angeles ...
⇓ 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, society, family problems, understanding, friends ...
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, on the run ...
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, captivating, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: military base, family relations, strict father, military, racism, prom, basketball, high school, father son relationship, marine, bittersweet, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: california, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: piano, spin the bottle, first kiss, hebrew, compulsive gambler, birthday present, sister sister relationship, kiss, record player, jewish family, girl, gambling debt ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: los angeles, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 253
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, sincere, emotional, suspense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, pregnancy, infidelity, surrogate mother, hippie, life is a bitch, dishonesty, youth, single parent, babies and infants, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
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: getting home, vietnam veteran, gas station, statue, lapd, father son relationship, hallucinations, blood, hollywood sign, american dream, surrealism, farm ...
Place: washington d.c., vietnam, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%