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Dazed and Confused (1993)

The adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in May 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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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)  »

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Rebeldes y confundidos  »

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$6,900,000 (estimated)

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$7,993,039 (USA)
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Trivia

First feature film role for Matthew McConaughey, Wiley Wiggins, Marissa Ribisi and Shawn Andrews. See more »

Goofs

One girl's reference to "Madonna" is to the Medieval Catholic ideal, not the pop singer Madonna Ciccone who first appeared on the scene in the 1980s. See more »

Quotes

Pickford: Step into my head.
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Hurricane
Music by Bob Dylan
Lyrics by Bob Dylan and Jacques Levy
Performed by Bob Dylan
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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A laugh a minute
23 March 2005 | by (CT) – See all my reviews

This became my all-time favorite comedy the first time I saw it. I was a small child in the 70's, but I do remember that era somewhat, and the characters in this movie reminded me so much of my teen-aged neighbors. The music is right on-one of the best soundtracks I have ever heard, a must-have for any 70's classic rock fans (in fact, it is so comprehensive, there are two volumes). Superb performances by Jason London, Sasha Jenson, Rory Cochrane, Milla Jovovich, Adam Goldberg, Parker Posey and Matthew McConaughey highlight this film, but the rest of the cast is just as great. It is no wonder that a majority of them went on to become major stars-everyone shines with this hysterically funny and nostalgic script written and directed by the amazing Richard Linklater. The movie flows beautifully, every scene is funny, and the chemistry of the characters is just amazing. Party at the moon tower!


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