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, vietnam war veteran, beer, cigar smoking, drugs, english, cigar, army captain, drug
Time: 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 surreal films with plots about hippie, vietnam war, vietnam veteran, female nudity, sex, father son relationship and drugs mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Captain Milkshake: Hallucination Generation (1966), The '60s (1999), The Woman Inside (1981), Jud (1971), The Homefront (1998). 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: rebellion, hippie, robbery, hallucination, exploitation, drugs, lsd
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 2K
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, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: hippie, vietnam war, vietnam veteran, coming of age, culture clash, drug abuse, pot smoking, civil rights, protest, politician, concert, rock music ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, woodstock, chicago illinois, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: hippie, sit ups, mexican border, u.s. mexico border, small town, vietnam veteran, neighbor, female nudity, vietnam war veteran, marital problem, bowling, car breakdown ...
Time: 1960s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, sexual identity, surgery, transsexual, new identity
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.4
 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: fiancee, driving, vietnam veteran, massacre, violence, mental breakdown, vietnam war, vietnam war veteran, boarding house, anger, flashback, christmas ...
Place: california, vietnam, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, guitarist, waitress, commitment, vietnam war, inner city, house painter, vietnam veteran, parent child relationship, vietnam war veteran, teenage girl, mansion ...
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 168
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 ⇓
46%
 6.3
 101
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
Plot: father daughter relationship, adoption, female nudity, police, musician, airport, prostitute, exploitation, drugs, sex, band, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 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, serious, realistic, psychedelic
Plot: fish out of water, missing person, crime, fugitives, crimes, chases and races, mute or deaf, misfit, friends, drug abuse, drug dealing, buddies ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, stolen car, accidental killing, native american
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 761
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: scary, surreal, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: sexual abuse, hitchhiking, road trip, sex, murder, hippie, marijuana, swamp, drug abuse, psychopath, clergy, gang ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 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: gay, lgbt, violinist, gay kiss, college professor, motorcycle, country singer, hippie, male male kiss, protest, military draft, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, surreal
Plot: lsd, exploitation, drugs, sex, female nudity, motorcycle, devil, surrealism, quicksand, absurd humor, knife, sexuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 128
Purple Haze (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's dynamite stuff.
Plot: college, friendship, father son relationship, coming of age, military draft, dorm room, summer, drugs, pot smoking, homecoming, disc jockey, vietnam war
Time: 1960s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 287
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, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: society, captivity, anti war, military, soldier, military life, vietnam war, homecoming, power relations, family relations, hospital, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam, cambodia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: african american, police brutality, lapd, fountain, statue, helicopter, old woman, garden, nightmare, racism, stock footage, vietnam veteran ...
Place: washington d.c., vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: female nudity, love, motorcyclist, hitchhiking, truck, on the road, travel, truck driver, motorcycle, urination, runaway, journey ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: revolution, politics, rebellion, hippie, radical, rock, romance, love and romance, twentysomething life, lovers on the run, passenger, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, phoenix arizona, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.8
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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: cigarette smoking, record player, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, synagogue, hippie, vietnam war, ice cream, hidden money, gambling addiction, kiss, party ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969
Place: california, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: bleak, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, life is a bitch, heroes, fighting the system, human spirit, political unrest, society, human nature, anti war, post war, tragic hero, war ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa, california, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: politics, journalism, violence, vandalism, hippie, vietnam war, tv news, culture clash, injustice, fighting the system, political unrest, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1968
Place: usa, west virginia, washington d.c., illinois, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: hallucination, sex, marijuana, eroticism, bikini, kiss, alcohol, death of mother, breasts, stockings, gas station, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, sincere, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, pregnancy, surrogate mother, hippie, youth, adoption, couples, family problems, dishonesty, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970
Place: beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: tense, realistic, emotional, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: small town, vandalism, pregnancy, arson, vietnam war, parents and children, couple relations, goodhearted, babies and infants, siblings relations, human nature, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: ohio, asia, usa, vietnam, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, past, secret, father son relationship, marriage, male female relationship
Place: vietnam
⇓ 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, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, college, anti war, reunion, protest, buddies, friends, twentysomething life, love and romance, hopes, couple relations, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c., medical school, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 378
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
Plot: train, soldier, friendship, homecoming, battles, vietnam war, psychopath, war, buddies, mental illness, college, military ...
Place: vietnam, california, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, touching, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, bullying, vietnam veteran, war, vietnam war, life is a bitch, parents and children, generation gap, family problems, family life, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: vietnam, mississippi, asia, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
30%
 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, guru, self discovery, lsd, marijuana, addiction, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, estrangement, midlife crisis, surrealism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%