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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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Barry Melton ...
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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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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 August 1979 (USA)  »

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Purple Haze  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$8,100,000 (USA)
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Although the Bolander children are listed in the credits with fictional names. Steve (Ron Howard) calls them by their actual names of Mark and Michael in the film. 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 »

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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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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27 July 2001 | by (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) – See all my reviews

There was no way More American Graffiti was going to be a great film. It was following up one of the most popular movies of the 70's. George Lucas was barely involved in the production. It had a messed up story that took place on 4 seperate New Years Eves. Considering all the things working against it, I suppose it's not all that bad. There are some great scenes, but there's also an equal amount of bad scenes. John Milner's story is fairly entertaining. Toad's Vietnam story is a lot of fun to watch. But the other two stories are mediocre at best. I guess you can say half of the movie works, and the other half doesn't. Parts of the film are very funny. The highlights being Toad's attempts to get out of the Vietnam War, and Harrison Ford's cameo as a traffic cop. As a huge fan of the original American Graffiti, I got some enjoyment out of seeing all the characters again. But for most people, More American Graffiti will probably feel like a waste of time.


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