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The adventures of incoming high school and junior high students on the last day of school, in May of 1976.

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It's the last day of school at a high school in a small town in Texas in 1976. The upperclassmen are hazing the incoming freshmen, and everyone is trying to get stoned, drunk, or laid, even the football players that signed a pledge not to. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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It was the last day of school in 1976, a time they'd never forget... if only they could remember. See more »

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Rated R for pervasive, continuous teen drug and alcohol use and very strong language | See all certifications »

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10 February 1994 (Argentina)  »

Also Known As:

Rebeldes y confundidos  »

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$6,900,000 (estimated)

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$7,993,039 (USA)
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While filming in Texas, Milla Jovovich (Michelle) and Shawn Andrews (Kevin Pickford) eloped to Las Vegas and got married. However, Jovovich was only 16 or 17 years old at that time, and her mother had the marriage annulled. It is further interesting that Milla's role in the immediately previous film she is credited for, Chaplin (1992), she portrayed an underage woman who married Charles Chaplin, who was subsequently put on trial for statutory rape. See more »

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When Carl's mom comes out and catches O'Bannion, she orders Mitch and Carl into the house. We see Carl run in front of Mitch, but in the next shot (behind the mom) we see that Mitch enters the front door first. See more »

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Simone: You act like you're so oppressed. You guys are kings of the school. What are you bitching about?
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Why Can't We Be Friends
Written by Jerry Goldstein, Harold R. Brown, Thomas Allen (as Morris D. Dickerson (as B.B. Dickerson), Howard E. Scott (as Howard Scott), Lonnie Jordan, Lee Oskar, and Charles Miller
Performed by War
Courtesy of Rhino Records/Avenue Records
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Dazed and plot less
20 September 2008 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

I was born in 1975 so I sort of understand that people like this film as a travel back in time, but as a story, it sucks. The fact is: there is no story. None whatsoever. Apart from the beating of the freshmen(which I've never experienced), I've been to better and more interesting parties than the one in this film, and I've never thought that those parties where film material. Style over substance all the way. The best thing about is the music, but I find it hard to believe that in 1976, they only played songs that were later to become classics. I guess they also played songs that were forgotten as well.

And it is not a comedy.


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