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American Graffiti

24 Ratings: 3.4
A comedy movie directed by George Lucas

Set in 1962; Produced and released in 1973.      AMERICAN GRAFFITI presents a powerful collage of youth on the brink of maturity just before the assassination of J.F.K.. Based on George Lucas's own teenage hot-rodding days in … see full wiki

Director: George Lucas
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: 1973, January 1, 1973
MPAA Rating: PG
4 reviews about American Graffiti
review by . April 28, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
It is the summer of 1962 and a group of teenage friends have reached a point of decision. High school is over and they are in that uncertain time of trying to decide what to do, where to go and what to leave behind. Their old habits are still there, so they hang out at the drive-in diner and cruise their main street.    A wide variety of teen personalities are portrayed, from those making decisions about college to the ace mechanic driving the hottest car. None of them wants the night …
review by . February 06, 2009
posted in Screen Gems
American Graffiti
I was still in college when "American Graffiti" hit the silver screen way back in 1973.  The first time I saw it I was absolutely captivated!  Set in Southern California in 1962 "American Graffiti" follows the exploits of a group of teenagers who are "cruising" around town on a warm summer night.  George Lucas assembled a young and talented cast for this film including Ron Howard, Richard Dreyfuss, Candy Clark, Cindy Williams, MacKenzie Phillips …
review by . December 08, 2003
This movie never gets dated and has an all-star cast, many of whom were first starting their movie careers. Richard Dreyfuss was great and reminded me of several people I went to high school with. His search for the mysterious blonde in the car (Suzanne Sommers) is something that many males must have gone through.On the eve of graduation, seniors prepare for a high school dance. The plot seems to revolve Ron Howard and Cindy Williams relationship problems. Though they had different names, they seemed …
review by . September 15, 2003
posted in Movie Hype
I saw this film and Diner (1982) when each was first released and have since followed with interest the subsequent careers of their youthful lead actors, notably Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Charles Martin Smith and Cindy Williams in American Graffiti and Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Ellen Barkin, and Paul Reiser in Diner. Separated by nine years, the two films offer informative as well as entertaining perspectives on their respective youth cultures. George Lucas …
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