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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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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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Did You Know?


The beer drunk by most of the cast (excluding minors) was actually real beer. Jason London, however, refused to drink the beer and was trying to stop smoking as well. See more »


When Dawson, Pink, and Mitch are cruising around with Pickford, Pink goes to pick up a trash can, but its Dawson's arm that grabs the can. Then Pink is shown in his windup. See more »


Dawson: Did you hear that O'Bannion flunked?
Pink: Yeah, what a dumbshit.
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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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