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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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  (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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Additional Details

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

Did You Know?

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 »
Revealing mistakes: When Ole and Eva are talking amongst them, they are not talking Norwegian as we are told they are, but in fact Danish.See more »
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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Movie Connections:
References Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)See more »
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12 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Pointless sequel, 13 December 2004
Author: preppy-3 from United States

"American Graffiti" while overpraised, is certainly one of the best films of the early 70s. It made tons of money and jump-started the careers of many stars. So, naturally they made a sequel--but why? At the end of the original it told us what happened to the main characters--there was absolutely no surprises here. That being said it's an OK movie.

The different types of screen sizes are nice--70mm for the race car sequences; small, hand-held for the Vietnam sequences; multiple screens for Candy Clark and the hippies and regular size screen for Howard and Williams "normal" couple. But, storywise, there was nothing new here and the different screen sizes can only hold you interest for a while. It was just an average movie--but a big let-down from the original. This was not a big hit when it was released--it disappeared quickly.

This is mostly a forgotten movie--as it should stay.

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