lists of films about the hippie subculture

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1.
Alice's Restaurant (1969)
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A cinematic adaption of Arlo Guthrie's classic song story. (111 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
2.
The Born Losers (1967)
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Billy Jack battles outlaw motorcycle gang in a small California beach town. (113 mins.)
Director: T.C. Frank
 
3.
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
 
4.
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
 
5.
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
 
6.
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
 
7.
The Happening (1967)
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A few hippies "go with the flow" and end up kidnapping a retired Mafia kingpin. (101 mins.)
 
8.
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
 
9.
How to Commit Marriage (1969)
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Young couple decide to live together and they wind up having a baby. They decide they should give the baby up for adoption. The baby's Mother's parents wind up adopting the baby using a fake name. (95 mins.)
Director: Norman Panama
 
10.
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
 
11.
The Love Bug (1968)
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A race car driver becomes a champion with a Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own. (108 mins.)
 
12.
Maryjane (1968)
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A teacher trying to break up a local drug ring is framed and arrested for possession of marijuana. (95 mins.)
Director: Maury Dexter
 
13.
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
 
14.
The Hippie Professor (1969)
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Luis Sandrini plays a college professor who, because of his freethinking attitudes and concerns for moral questions over matters of business, has more in common with his students than his colleagues. (91 mins.)
Director: Fernando Ayala
 
15.
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
 
16.
Skidoo (1968)
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Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard... (97 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
17.
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
 
18.
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. (94 mins.)
Director: Barry Shear
 
19.
Wonderwall (1968)
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The eccentric professor Collins lives completely secluded in his chaotic apartment. When the model Penny moves in next to him... (92 mins.)
Director: Joe Massot
 
20.
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
 
21.
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.)
 
22.
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)
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Three girls come to Hollywood to make it big, but find only sex, drugs and sleaze. (109 mins.)
Director: Russ Meyer
 
23.
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
 
24.
The Trial of Billy Jack (1974)
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After Billy Jack in sentenced to four years in prison for the "involuntary manslaughter" of the first film... (170 mins.)
Director: Frank Laughlin
 
25.
Billy Jack Goes to Washington (1977)
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After a senator suddenly dies after completing (and sealing) an investigation into the nuclear power industry... (155 mins.)
Director: T.C. Frank
 
26.
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.)
 
27.
Butterflies Are Free (1972)
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A blind man moves into his own apartment against the wishes of his overprotective mother, and befriends the freethinking young woman next door. (109 mins.)
Director: Milton Katselas
 
28.
La familia hippie (1971)
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(85 mins.)
 
29.
Fritz the Cat (1972)
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A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960s. (78 mins.)
Director: Ralph Bakshi
 
30.
The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)
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Fritz the Cat may have lost one of his lives in the comics, but in his new movie, he has eight more lives left to go! While his wife screams at him, Fritz lights up a joint and reminiscences about what could have been. (77 mins.)
Director: Robert Taylor
 
31.
Hair (1979)
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Claude leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly indoctrinated into the youth subculture and subsequently drafted. (121 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
 
32.
Haré Raama Haré Krishna (1971)
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In the background of the rise of the International Hare Krishna movement in the 1970s, is a Montreal-based family of the Jaiswals... (149 mins.)
Director: Dev Anand
 
33.
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.)
 
34.
I Drink Your Blood (1970)
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A group of hippies wreak havoc on a small town and a young boy, whose grandfather and sister were attacked by them, decides to get even, with deadly results. (83 mins.)
Director: David Durston
 
35.
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
 
36.
Joe (1970)
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Bill, a wealthy businessman, confronts his junkie daughter's drug-dealing boyfriend; in the ensuing argument... (107 mins.)
 
37.
The Last Movie (1971)
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A film shoot in Peru goes badly wrong when an actor is killed in a stunt, and the unit wrangler, Kansas... (108 mins.)
Director: Dennis Hopper
 
38.
More American Graffiti (1979)
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College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late '60s. (110 mins.)
Director: B.W.L. Norton
 
39.
Rainbow Bridge (1972 Documentary)
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A documentary about various singers, musicians, artists, astrologers, etc., who attended a "New Age" gathering in Maui, Hawaii. (108 mins.)
Director: Chuck Wein
 
40.
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
 
41.
Thumb Tripping (1972)
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An adventurous couple of hitchhikers decides to accept every ride that is offered to them. no matter how odd the driver might be. They'll get more than they bargained for. (94 mins.)
Director: Quentin Masters
 
42.
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
 
43.
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.)
 
44.
Zachariah (1971)
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Two gunfighters separate and experience surreal visions on their journey through the west. (93 mins.)
Director: George Englund
 
45.
Zardoz (1974)
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In the distant future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements. (105 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
 
46.
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
 
47.
The Big Chill (1983)
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A group of seven former college friends gather for a weekend reunion at a South Carolina winter house after the funeral of one of their friends. (105 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
 
48.
Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (1980)
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The two stoners and their friends go through another series of crazy, drug-influenced misadventures. (99 mins.)
Director: Tommy Chong
 
49.
Nice Dreams (1981)
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Disguised as ice cream vendors, Cheech and Chong make--and subsequently lose--millions of dollars selling a batch of marijuana with an unusual side effect. (88 mins.)
Director: Thomas Chong
 
50.
Things Are Tough All Over (1982)
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Cheech and Chong are hired to drive a limo from Chicago to Las Vegas by two shady Arabs - Mr. Slyman (Cheech) and Prince Habib (Chong). Unbeknownst to them, five million dollars of dirty money has been stuffed throughout the car. (90 mins.)
 
51.
Still Smokin (1983)
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Cheech & Chong are invited to a celebrity party/festival in Amsterdam. When they get there, however... (91 mins.)
Director: Thomas Chong
 
52.
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984)
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Two brothers who can feel each others' pain and pleasure mess up the French revolution. (82 mins.)
Director: Tommy Chong
 
53.
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.)
 
54.
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
 
55.
Dazed and Confused (1993)
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The adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in May 1976. (102 mins.)
 
56.
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
 
57.
The Doors (1991)
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The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band 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
 
58.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
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An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades. (118 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
59.
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
 
60.
Far Out Man (1990)
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An aging hippie sets out on a trip across America to find his family. (81 mins.)
Director: Tommy Chong
 
61.
Forrest Gump (1994)
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Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him. (142 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
62.
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
 
63.
The Dreamers (2003)
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A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots. (115 mins.)
 
64.
Humboldt County (2008)
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A disillusioned medical student is stranded for a summer in a remote community of counterculture pot farmers, the last place in the world he imagined he would discover himself. (97 mins.)
 
65.
I'm Not There. (2007)
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Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work. (135 mins.)
Director: Todd Haynes
 
66.
The Manson Family (1997)
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A dramatization of the horrific and notorious Manson Family Murders, in the form of super 8 home movies. (95 mins.)
Director: Jim Van Bebber
 
67.
A Mighty Wind (2003)
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Mockumentary captures the reunion of 1960s folk trio the Folksmen as they prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter. (91 mins.)
 
68.
The Rage in Placid Lake (2003)
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An exuberant, sharply satirical comedy about two parentally neglected teenagers who find the courage to believe in themselves (89 mins.)
Director: Tony McNamara
 
69.
Steal This Movie (2000)
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Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence... (107 mins.)
 
70.
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
 
71.
Wood & Stock: Sexo, Orégano e Rock'n'Roll (2006)
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The story of two die-hard hippies, trying to live on today's world. (81 mins.)
Director: Otto Guerra
 
72.
Happiness Runs (2010)
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A young man named Victor realizes the shortcomings of the Utopian ideals on the hippie commune where he was raised... (88 mins.)
Director: Adam Sherman
 
73.
Hippie Hippie Shake (2010)
An account of counterculturalist Richard Neville's misadventures in London at the end of the 1960s.
Director: Beeban Kidron
 
74.
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
 
75.
Wanderlust (2012)
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Rattled by sudden unemployment, a Manhattan couple surveys alternative living options, ultimately deciding to experiment with living on a rural commune where free love rules. (98 mins.)
Director: David Wain