A nameless young character goes into travels to the country, meeting some acquaintances and strangers as well, having banal conversations, dedicating his existence into daily mundane ... See full summary »
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
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Wooderson and Floyd make references about getting tickets to the Aerosmith concert. Aerosmith did actually play three dates in Texas in 1976, all occurring in June. The first was in Houston, the second in San Antonio, and the third was in Dallas. See more »
Wooderson tells Clint that his '70 SS Chevelle has been bored over 0.030, and other upgrades. The '70 SS Chevelle came equipped with a LS6 or LS5 454 cubic inch big block V8 which were actually putting out closer to 450+ horsepower stock. If Wooderson had actually done all the "mods", he'd be making closer to 550-600 horsepower. Nowhere near the 350 horsepower he claims. See more »
God, don't you ever feel like everything we do and everything we've been taught is just to service the future?
Yeah I know, like it's all preparation.
Right. But what are we preparing ourselves for?
Life of the party.
You know, but that's valid because if we are all gonna die anyway shouldn't we be enjoying ourselves now? You know, I'd like to quit thinking of the present, like right now, as some minor insignificant preamble to something else.
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Intelligent comedy-drama about the last days of a bunch of high school seniors having a big bash in 1976. Excellent film all around with a well written script by director Linklater and a superb cast that features McConaghey, plus one of the finest compilations of classic rock ever.
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