Hippie Movies

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1.
Woodstock (1970 Documentary)
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The film chronicle of the legendary 1969 music festival. (184 mins.)
 
2.
Easy Rider (1969)
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Two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America. (95 mins.)
Director: Dennis Hopper
 
3.
Children of Men (2006)
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In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea. (109 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
 
4.
Up in Smoke (1978)
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Two stoners unknowingly smuggle a van - made entirely of marijuana - from Mexico to L.A., with incompetent Sgt. Stedenko on their trail. (86 mins.)
Director: Lou Adler
 
5.
The Happening (1967)
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A few hippies "go with the flow" and end up kidnapping a retired Mafia kingpin. (101 mins.)
 
6.
Hair (1979)
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Claude Bukowski leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly embraced into the hippie group of youngsters led by Berger, yet he's already been drafted. He soon falls in love with Sheila Franklin, a rich girl but still a rebel inside. (121 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
 
7.
Festival Express (2003 Documentary)
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The filmed account of a large Canadian rock festival train tour. (90 mins.)
 
8.
Psych-Out (1968)
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A deaf runaway arrives in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury hippie district looking for her missing brother. (101 mins.)
Director: Richard Rush
 
9.
Alice's Restaurant (1969)
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A cinematic adaption of Arlo Guthrie's classic song story. (111 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
10.
Medium Cool (1969)
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A TV news reporter finds himself becoming personally involved in the violence that erupts around the 1968 Democratic National Convention. (111 mins.)
Director: Haskell Wexler
 
11.
Where the Buffalo Roam (1980)
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Semi-biographical film based on the experiences of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson. (96 mins.)
Director: Art Linson
 
12.
Taking Woodstock (2009)
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A man working at his parents' motel in the Catskills inadvertently sets in motion the generation-defining concert in the summer of 1969. (120 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
13.
Performance (1970)
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Chas, a violent and psychotic East London gangster needs a place to lie low after a hit that should never have been carried out... (105 mins.)
 
14.
1969 (1988)
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Two friends living in a small town during the 1960's run away to enjoy their freedom during the Vietnam War, thus disappointing the father of one of them. When they return to town, they realize how important family unity is. (95 mins.)
Director: Ernest Thompson
 
15.
The Doors (1991)
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The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band The Doors and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971. (140 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
16.
Monterey Pop (1968 Documentary)
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A film about the greatest pre-Woodstock rock music festival. (78 mins.)
Director: D.A. Pennebaker
 
17.
Shampoo (1975)
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Lovers undo a hairdresser from Beverly Hills around Election Eve in 1968. (109 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
18.
The Strawberry Statement (1970)
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Simon is a student at a college in San Francisco. He is content to be on the rowing team and remain as just a casual observer to the on-campus unrest... (109 mins.)
Director: Stuart Hagmann
 
19.
The Trip (1967)
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Paul Groves (Peter Fonda), a television commercial director, is in the midst of a personality crisis... (82 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
20.
Billy Jack (1971)
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Ex-Green Beret hapkido expert saves wild horses from being slaughtered for dog food and helps protect a desert "freedom school" for runaway. (114 mins.)
Director: T.C. Frank
 
21.
Rude Awakening (1989)
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In the 1960s, two hippies go off into the jungle to evade the FBI. When they come back to New York in the 1980s, their fellow hippie friends have become rich yuppies. (100 mins.)
 
22.
The Big Lebowski (1998)
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"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. (117 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
23.
The Music Never Stopped (2011)
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Tale of a father who struggles to bond with his estranged son Gabriel, after Gabriel suffers from a... (105 mins.)
Director: Jim Kohlberg
 
24.
I Love You, Alice B. Toklas! (1968)
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A thirty-something square falls in love with a hippie and decides to "drop out" himself. (92 mins.)
Director: Hy Averback
 
25.
Punishment Park (1971)
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"Punishment Park" is a pseudo-documentary purporting to be a film crews's news coverage of the team of soldiers escorting a group of hippies... (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Watkins
 
26.
Head (1968)
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The Monkees are tossed about in a psychedelic, surrealist, plotless, circular bit of fun fluff. (86 mins.)
Director: Bob Rafelson
 
27.
Zabriskie Point (1970)
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An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology... (110 mins.)
 
28.
More (1969)
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In the late 60's, after graduating in Mathematics, the German Stefan Brückner hitchhikes from Lübeck to Paris to see the world without money... (112 mins.)
 
29.
The Holy Mountain (1973)
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In a corrupt, greed-fueled world, a powerful alchemist leads a Christ-like character and seven materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment. (114 mins.)
 
30.
Across the Universe (2007)
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The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist. (133 mins.)
Director: Julie Taymor
 
31.
Slacker (1991)
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A day in the life of Austin, Texas as the camera roams from place to place and provides a brief look at the overeducated, the social misfits, the outcasts and the oddballs. (97 mins.)
 
32.
Godspell (1973)
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An adaption of the musical, in a modern-day song-and-dance recreation of the Gospel of St. Matthew. (103 mins.)
Director: David Greene
 
33.
Wild in the Streets (1968)
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A young man gains significant political influence as the leader of a counterculture rock band with his rallying cry of voting rights for teenagers. (97 mins.)
Director: Barry Shear
 
34.
Gimme Shelter (1970 Documentary)
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A harrowing documentary of the Stones' 1969 tour, with much of the focus on the tragic concert at Altamont. (91 mins.)
 
35.
Silent Running (1972)
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In a future where all flora is extinct on Earth, an astronaut is given orders to destroy the last of Earth's botany, kept in a greenhouse aboard a spacecraft. (89 mins.)
 
36.
Flashback (1990)
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In 1989, clean-cut FBI man John Buckner is detailed to escort heavily-bearded Huey Walker back to jail... (108 mins.)
Director: Franco Amurri
 
37.
Hideous Kinky (1998)
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Hideous Kinky is the story of two sisters (seven and five years old) traveling with their hippie mother from London to Morocco... (98 mins.)
 
38.
Yellow Submarine (1968)
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The Beatles agree to accompany Captain Fred in his Yellow Submarine and go to Pepperland to free it from the music hating Blue Meanies. (90 mins.)
Director: George Dunning
 
39.
The Last Waltz (1978 Documentary)
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A film account and presentation of the final concert of The Band. (117 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
40.
The Grateful Dead (1977 Documentary)
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The Grateful Dead performs live at Winterland in San Francisco in October 1974. (131 mins.)
 
41.
Let It Be (1970 Documentary)
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The filmed account of the Beatles's attempt to recapture their old group spirit by making a back to basics album, which instead drove them further apart. (81 mins.)
 
42.
The Graduate (1967)
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A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter. (106 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
43.
A Place in the World (2001)
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(126 mins.)
 
44.
Pick-up (1975)
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Sexy hippie chicks Carol and Maureen get more than they bargained for when they hitch a ride with groovy... (80 mins.)
 
45.
Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
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Film version of the musical stage play, presenting the last few weeks of Christ's life, told in an anachronistic manner. (108 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
46.
Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
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This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope... (122 mins.)
 
47.
Chappaqua (1966)
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Semi-autobiographical story of Conrad Rooks, who travels to France to undergo a drug-withdrawal cure... (82 mins.)
Director: Conrad Rooks
 
48.
Eggshells (1969)
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Experimental allegorical story about a group of hippie students in Austin, Texas, who move into an old big house in the woods. However, something else is there and it's influencing them. (89 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
 
49.
The Guru (1969)
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Britain's top pop artiste, Tom Pickle, travels to Bombay, India, circa 1960s to learn to play the sitar... (112 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
 
50.
The Love-Ins (1967)
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A college professor resigns in protest to the dismissal of student underground newspaper workers and later joins their "hippie movement" and becomes their "Messiah." (91 mins.)
Director: Arthur Dreifuss
 
51.
Last Hippie Standing (2002 Documentary)
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"Last Hippie Standing" is a video clip style portrait about the hippie generation. Thirty years ago... (45 mins.)
Director: Marcus Robbin
 
52.
Cactus Flower (1969)
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A dentist pretends to be married to avoid commitment, but when he falls for his girlfriend and proposes, he must recruit his lovelorn nurse to pose as his wife. (103 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks