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3 August 1979 (USA) See more »
The sights and sounds of the '60s. There were bittersweet times. There were funny times. And it was all unforgettable. See more »
College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late '60s. | Full synopsis »
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The original cast returns to adjust to life during the Vietnam Era. See more (49 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Candy Clark ... Debbie Dunham

Bo Hopkins ... Little Joe

Ron Howard ... Steve Bolander

Paul Le Mat ... John Milner

Mackenzie Phillips ... Carol / Rainbow

Charles Martin Smith ... Terry the Toad

Cindy Williams ... Laurie Bolander

Anna Bjorn ... Eva

Richard Bradford ... Major Creech
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
Harold Aceves ... Country Joe and the Fish

Scott Glenn ... Newt
James Houghton ... Sinclair
John Lansing ... Lance

Manuel Padilla Jr. ... Carlos (as Manuel Padilla)
Ken Place ... Beckwith

Mary Kay Place ... Teensa
Tom Ruben ... Eric
Doug Sahm ... Bobbie
Will Seltzer ... Andy Henderson
Monica Tenner ... Moonflower
Ralph Wilcox ... Felix
Carol Ann Williams ... Vikki (as Carol-Ann Williams)

Wolfman Jack ... Wolfman Jack

Rosanna Arquette ... Girl in Commune
Tom Baker ... Cop #1
Eric Barnes ... Sergeant Dutton
Becky Bedoy ... Girl in Bus
Buzz Borelli ... The Freak
Ben Bottoms ... Perry
Patrick Burns ... Musician #1
Tim Burrus ... Slick Eddie

George Cantero ... Guard
Chet Carter ... Race Starter
Dion M. Chesse ... Delivery Man (as Dion Chessé)
Gil Christner ... Ed
Don Coughlin ... Cop #2
Mark Courtney ... Kevin Bolander
Michael Courtney ... Teddy Bolander
Denny Delk ... Police Sergeant
Frankie Di ... Trophy Girl
Steve Evans ... Race Announcer

Nancy Fish ... Police Matron (as Nancy G. Fish)
Rocky Flintermann ... The Neighbor
Michael Frost ... Musician #2

Jon Gries ... Ron (as Jonathan Gries)
Paul G. Hensler ... Lieutenant (as Paul Hensler)
Julie Anna Hicks ... Child in Commune
Robert Hirschfeld ... Delivery Man (as Robert E. Hirschfeld)
Erik Holland ... Ole
Jay Jacobus ... Congressman

Naomi Judd ... Girl in Bus
Leslie Gay Leace ... Girl in Bus

Delroy Lindo ... Army Sergeant
Dwight Reber ... Pilot
Sandra Rider ... Girl in Commune

Kevin Rodney Sullivan ... Lieutenant (as Kevin Sullivan)

Morgan Upton ... Mr. Hunt
John Vella ... Big Guy
Dan Woodworth ... Student Leader
Clay Wright ... Pilot
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Country Joe and the Fish ... Themselves

Harrison Ford ... Officer Bob Falfa (uncredited)

Directed by
Bill Norton  (as B.W.L. Norton)
Writing credits
Bill Norton (written by) (as B.W.L. Norton)

George Lucas (based on characters created by) and
Gloria Katz (based on characters created by) &
Willard Huyck (based on characters created by)

Produced by
Howard G. Kazanjian .... producer (as Howard Kazanjian)
George Lucas .... executive producer
Cinematography by
Caleb Deschanel (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Tina Hirsch 
Duwayne Dunham (uncredited)
Marcia Lucas (uncredited)
Casting by
Geno Havens 
Terry Liebling 
Art Direction by
Ray Storey 
Set Decoration by
Doug von Koss  (as Kurt Von Koss)
Costume Design by
Aggie Guerard Rodgers  (as Agnes Rodgers)
Makeup Department
Don Le Page .... makeup artist
Paul LeBlanc .... hair stylist (as Paul Le Blanc)
Production Management
Tom Joyner .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stephen Lofaro .... second assistant director (as Steven Lofaro)
Thomas Lofaro .... first assistant director
Louis G. Friedman .... assistant director (uncredited)
David Garfath .... second unit director (uncredited)
Art Department
Scott Bartlett .... montage designer
Burt C. Wiley .... property master (as Burt Wiley)
Dale Woodall .... construction coordinator
Stephen Dane .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Ken Sly .... carpenter (uncredited)
Sound Department
Richard L. Anderson .... sound effects editor (as Richard Anderson)
Richard Burrow .... dialogue editor
Ben Burtt .... supervising sound editor
Bonnie Koehler .... sound effects editor
Gregg Landaker .... sound rerecording (as Greg Landaker)
David MacMillan .... sound (as David McMillian)
Steve Maslow .... sound rerecording
Bill Varney .... sound rerecording
Richard L. Anderson .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
Ben Burtt .... sound designer (uncredited)
Gregg Landaker .... re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Steve Maslow .... re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Barbara McBane .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Bill Varney .... re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Don B. Courtney .... special effects (as Don Courtney)
Visual Effects by
Peter Donen .... optical coordinator
Bill Lindemann .... optical coordinator
Gilbert Johnson .... light show operator (uncredited)
David S. Cass Sr. .... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Herron .... stunts (uncredited)
Larry Holt .... stunts (uncredited)
Greg Walker .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Brian Anderson .... camera operator (as Bryan Anderson)
Jon Guterres .... key grip (as Jonathan Guterres)
Bruce Zachary Herman .... still photographer (as Bruce Herman)
J. David Jones .... helicopter pilot: camera helicopter (as David Jones)
Hiro Narita .... camera operator
George Michael Pantages .... gaffer (as Michael Pantages)
Selwyn Eddy .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mary Elizabeth Still .... costume supervisor (as Mary Still)
Editorial Department
Duwayne Dunham .... assistant film editor
Gloria Gunn .... assistant film editor
Location Management
Lope Yap Jr. .... location coordinator (as Lope Yap)
Music Department
Eugene Finley .... music editor (as Gene Finley)
George Lucas .... music selection
Transportation Department
Henry Travers .... transportation supervisor
Other crew
Andy Aaron .... technical assistant
Albert Corners .... production assistant
Joan Eisenberg .... unit publicist
Deborah Fine .... researcher
Rick Frazier .... auditor
Louis G. Friedman .... production assistant
Howie Hammerman .... technical assistant (as Howie)
Paul G. Hensler .... advisor: Vietnam (as Paul Hensler)
L. Dean Jones Jr. .... production assistant (as Lewis Dean Jones)
Colin Michael Kitchens .... production assistant (as Colin M. Kitchens)
Laurel Ladevich .... technical assistant
Ren Navez .... production assistant
Bill Rodenbaugh .... auditor (as William Rodenbaugh)
Leah Schmidt .... assistant to producer
Shelley Tharaud .... production secretary
Alice Tompkins .... script supervisor
Naomi Judd .... production secretary (uncredited)
Mark Marshall .... production assistant (uncredited)
Craig Miller .... marketing consultant (uncredited)
Marcia Lucas .... special thanks
Fred Roos .... special thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
"Purple Haze" - , USA (working title)
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110 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:M | Brazil:14 | Canada:PG (Manitoba) | Canada:A (Nova Scotia) | Canada:AA (Ontario) (original rating) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Canada:PG (Ontario) (re-rating) (1992) | Finland:K-12 | Germany:12 | Norway:16 | Singapore:PG | UK:AA (original rating) | UK:12 (video rating) | USA:PG (certificate #25622)

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George Lucas commented that this film was so bad that "it made all of ten cents," and that he has no clue why he made it.See more »
Plot holes: The final account of the characters states that Terry was reported missing in action in Vietnam. However he staged his death so that his superiors believe he was blown to bits at a specific place and time. Thus he would be reported KIA (killed in action), not missing in action.See more »
John Milner:Hey! It's the little twerp!
Carol:Don't little twerp me, John, I've grown.
John Milner:[nods] A little bit.
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The original cast returns to adjust to life during the Vietnam Era., 13 November 1998

This sequel to 'American Graffiti', the hit movie that spawned the 'retro `50s' fad of the early `70s, features everybody from the original cast except Richard Dreyfuss. Now older and wiser, the kids of 'Where were you in `62' learn to deal with life during the mid `60s Vietnam War Era. The film is unique in its filmmakers' method of juxtaposing frames of concurrent action from different scenes side by side with current scenes. The sequel's storyline idea takes its cue from the original film's end-credits, as all action again occurs within one day in their lives, but this time, in yet another original move, it's the same day, New Years' Eve, in 4 separate years in 4 of the different protagonists' lives. The film moves back and forth across the years effectively; to `64 with dragster John Milner in the race of his life, to `65 with Terry The Toad in Vietnam, to `66 with Terry's girlfriend Debbie Dunham, now a hippie chick in San Francisco just prior to the Summer of Love, to `67 with Steve & Laurie Bolander, the king & queen of the prom, now married with children in Modesto, CA. It explores the main themes of the `60s era: the war, muscle cars, drugs, campus protests, burning your draft card, police brutality `a la Kent State, "make-love-not-war", and more great music from the era. A must see for fans of the original film, the use of the inventive filming techniques is unusual and surely dismayed theatergoers upon its release as it bombed frightfully, probably due to the disdain for the `50s & `60s as being passe on the fringe of the `80s. But it is still a nicely-done film and quite enjoyable. It also features cameos from others in the original movie, including Harrison Ford reprising his role as Bob Falfa, now an S.F.P.D. motorcycle patrolman, plus Mackenzie Phillips & Bo Hopkins. A great study of `60s life and times.

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