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PG | | 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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Anna Bjorn ...
Eva
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John Brent ...
Ralph
Country Joe McDonald ...
Country Joe and the Fish
Barry Melton ...
Country Joe and the Fish (as Barry 'the Fish' Melton)
Robert Hogins ...
Country Joe and the Fish
Robert Flurie ...
Country Joe and the Fish
Peter Albin ...
Country Joe and the Fish
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College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late '60s.

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More laughs. More music. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | War

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PG | See all certifications »

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3 August 1979 (USA)  »

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Purple Haze  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$8,100,000 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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This sequel cost eight times as much as the original American Graffiti (1973), but was brought in within it's $6 million budget and forty five day schedule. See more »

Goofs

Toad is portrayed as a helicopter pilot, wearing the appropriate rank of a warrant officer, yet he is treated as a low-ranking enlisted man who takes orders from the First Sergeant and is placed on details for enlisted men. Normally, this would not be the case, as a warrant officer outranks a First Sergeant, and therefore would not carry out such tasks. Additionally, Toad's poor vision would have most-likely precluded him from being a helicopter pilot in the first place. See more »

Quotes

Debbie Dunham: You love me?
Lance: Hey, come on, does Raggedy Ann have cotton tits or what?
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Connections

References Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

96 Tears
Written by Rudy Martinez (uncredited)
Performed by ? and The Mysterians (as ? and the Mysterians)
Courtesy of ABKCO Films, Inc.
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Split Screen
6 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm guessing a lot of folks that have complained about the split screen in MAG kid of missed yet another bit of cleverness that seemed to fly over the heads of a lot of viewers.

Each section (year) is shot in a different manner to make a secondary visual comment. The Vietnam stuff is all shot on 16mm, hand-held and grainy as hell to simulate the stuff we were watching on the nightly news back then.

Milner's sequences are shot in super widescreen, Debbie's stuff is split screen, sped up, slowed down - your basic "statement" crap from the late 60's and Ron Howard's happy home life is shot with the over-lit, over-tailored feel of a "mainstream" comedy ala Doris Day/Bob Hope circa 1965.

Personally, I found it amusing.


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