Alice's Restaurant

  • 1969
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

Arlo Guthrie, son of folk-singing immortal Woody Guthrie, achieved some celebrity in the 1960s with his 18-minute song "The Alice's Restaurant Massacre," in which he tells the tale of his arrest and trial for littering, which led to his being rejected for the draft during the Vietnam War. Director Arthur Penn used a lengthy and bitterly amusing re-creation...read more

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Alice's Restaurant - Official Trailer
03:40 — A cinematic adaption of Arlo Guthrie's classic song story.
(Movie Clip) Group W
Part two of the draft board adventure as Arlo (Guthrie) is sent to Group W, where M. Emmet Walsh is the officer in charge, from Arthur Penn's Alice's (more…)
(Movie Clip) Pete Seeger
Pete Seeger is visiting hospitalized Woody Guthrie (played by Joseph Noble) this time, performing Pastures of Plenty and The Car Song, when son Arlo d (more…)
(Movie Clip) Reenie
Arlo (Guthrie), back in New York on a gig, meets teenage groupie Reenie (Shelley Plimpton) who takes him home, but he doesn't want to catch her cold, (more…)

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  • Rating: R
  • Review: Arlo Guthrie, son of folk-singing immortal Woody Guthrie, achieved some celebrity in the 1960s with his 18-minute song "The Alice's Restaurant Massacre," in which he tells the tale of his arrest and trial for littering, which led to his being rejected for… (more)

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