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Dazed and Confused (1993)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  10 February 1994 (Argentina)
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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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Weed rules. 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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Top Notch Burgers, the drive-in restaurant in the movie, closed November 14, 2008, after the owner James Stanish passed away. Mr. Stanish worked at Top Notch for 38 years since he was 12 years old. His father originally started the business which he eventually took over. The restaurant has since been reopened (4-12-09). See more »

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Boom mike reflection in window behind "Mike" and "Tony" when "Pink" first encounters them in the hallway. Then as "Tony" and "Mike" walk a little down the hall the boom mike pole appears in the top right side of the screen a few times. See more »

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Mitch: Are you starting again next year?
Pink: I dunno man, I may not even play.
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Fox On The Run
Written by Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott and Mick Tucker
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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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