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Dazed and Confused (1993)

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



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

10 February 1994 (Argentina)  »

Also Known As:

Rebeldes y confundidos  »

Box Office


$6,900,000 (estimated)


$7,993,039 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Ranked at #3 on Entertainment Weekly's 50 Best High School Movies (2006) See more »


When the girls are hazing the freshmen in the parking lot, there is a red 1973 Trans Am in the background with 1980s Camaro wheels on it. See more »


Michelle Burroughs: [singing] Watch them fly...
Slater: [stoned] Hey you know that song is about the aliens?
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Written by Billy Gibbons, Frank Beard, and Dusty Hill
Performed by ZZ Top
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Everything I Did When I was a Teenager
20 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This has to be one of the best teenager, high school flicks which tops most of the many other films i have viewed. It depicts male and female struggles with all the temptations that face youth and will continue for generations to come. (maybe even worse). The beginning of the film cautions the public that drug use is going to be viewed and it sure is clearly displayed through out the entire picture. Beer drinking is being digested like it is water on tap and bottoms up appears in more ways than in bottles. The classic act is destroying mail boxes and also a bowling ball being thrown into the back window of a car. One of the teenagers talks himself into getting a six pack of beer from a liquor store like it was taking candy from a baby. Lots of hot looking gals in tight pants being zipped up with pliers in order to get their nice forms skin tight. Very entertaining film and extremely realistic and down to earth. All the actors gave outstanding performances. Enjoy

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