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More American Graffiti (1979)

 -  Comedy | Drama | War  -  3 August 1979 (USA)
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College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late '60s.

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Country Joe McDonald ...
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College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late '60s.

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The sights and sounds of the '60s. There were bittersweet times. There were funny times. And it was all unforgettable. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | War

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$8,100,000 (USA)
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George Lucas, inspired by Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather: Part II (1974) wanted to make his sequel darker and more complicated. Writer/director Bill L. Norton thought that cutting between four different time frames would be to jolting for most of the audience and also didn't like the various film formats used for each of the four story lines. Years later Lucas would admit that Norton was right. See more »

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When Milner pulls up to the line at the drag strip, a round sign for KYA FM is on the fence. KYA was an AM station in the 60s. See more »

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Congressman: To the VC: let them eat cake!
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Our Day Will Come
by Bob Hilliard (uncredited) and Mort Garson (uncredited)
Performed by Ruby & The Romantics (as Ruby and the Romantics)
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
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15 May 2001 | by (Wigan, England) – See all my reviews

Being such a huge fan of American Graffiti, I was thrilled when I saw that it was out on video finally (we here in the UK have been deprived of it for 20 years). Checking out the IMDB while waiting for it to arrive, I was, however, weary of my purchase. An average 4 out of 10 did not look good. Of course, the mistake everyone makes though is that this should be compared to the original - which is impossible. AG was, and still is, a unique film that can never be replicated. Thus, I have to commend the concept behind this other unique gem, which follows four characters through four different New Years Eves. The return of so many original cast members is fascinating, even the little Pharoh is back helping Big John on his dragster! Yes, the split screens from Debbie's year was annoying, but apart from that I cannot really criticise this film. It is more of a documentary - style 'Where are they now' kind of thing, and it really works! So - here is my advise. Unfortunately this aint on DVD, so you'll need a VHS too. Watch the original and marvel at its delights. Then, the moment the credits finish rolling, whack this vid into your player. This way, you won't be disappointed. 10 out of 10.


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