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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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(as B.W.L. Norton)

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Anna Bjorn ...
Eva
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John Brent ...
Ralph
Country Joe McDonald ...
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Barry Melton ...
Country Joe and the Fish (as Barry 'the Fish' Melton)
Robert Hogins ...
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Robert Flurie ...
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Peter Albin ...
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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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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$8,100,000 (USA)
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Trivia

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

When Toad brings the cake to Major Creech, the major is not wearing a cap. After Toad blows up the latrine and the Major is covered in waste, he has a cap on. See more »

Quotes

Little Joe Young: Hey Toad, I've been thinking. I'm taking care of you, right?
Terry 'The Toad' Fields: Yeah.
Little Joe Young: Now when we get back home, I'm gonna make you an honorary, full fledged member of the Pharaoh's, no blood handshakes, nothing like that.
Little Joe Young: [Toad claps his hands] Then me and you and them, we're gonna open up a... a used car lot. You sell 'em, we steal 'em.
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Connections

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Soundtracks

Light My Fire
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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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