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The Graduate

21 Ratings: 3.9
A 1967 movie starring Dustin Hoffman.

The Graduate is a 1967 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols, based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Charles Webb, who wrote the piece shortly after graduating from Williams College. The screenplay is by Calder Willingham and Buck … see full wiki

Director: Mike Nichols
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 21, 1967
MPAA Rating: PG
3 reviews about The Graduate
review by . October 03, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
There's been so much written about this classic movie that I won't bother to write too much more. The movie looks surprisingly fresh for being over 40 years old (especially the blu-ray version). It doesn't look old.      With that said, the movie isn't as funny as I had expected or hoped. Some of it might be Dustin Hoffman's acting - I like him in other movies, but he comes off pretty annoying here. Part of it might be that the movie pushed cultural boundaries and spoke …
review by . December 12, 2008
This is one of my all time favorite movies.  I can watch it over and over again and it seems every time I notice something new, some clever camera angle or funny comment I missed before.  The film is both poignant and funny, wrapped around a charming love story.  All of the characters feel real and represent the kaleidoscope of opinions and emotions of the late '60s, and its this contrast that delivers the humorous situations and dialogue so persistent throughout the film.    Oh, …
review by . May 29, 2006
This classic film from director Mike Nichols, his second movie after the great 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf', may have lost its strength in some scenes but other great moments make up for that. The first time we meet Ben, just graduated on a party, every single one wants to speak to him and he is getting really tired of them all. He tries to lose them all and that ends up with having the first encounter with Mrs. Robinson. This leads up to the best known scene with the most memorable line from …
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