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Dazed and Confused -- Matthew McConaughey and Milla Jovovich star in this 70's throw-back about a group of high school stoners and one wildly funny night they will never forget... if only they could remember...
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Writer (WGA):
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Release Date:
10 February 1994 (Argentina) See more »
It was the last day of school in 1976, a time they'd never forget... if only they could remember. See more »
The adventures of incoming high school and junior high students on the last day of school, in May of 1976. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Jason London ... Pink

Joey Lauren Adams ... Simone

Milla Jovovich ... Michelle

Shawn Andrews ... Pickford

Rory Cochrane ... Slater

Adam Goldberg ... Mike

Anthony Rapp ... Tony
Sasha Jenson ... Don

Marissa Ribisi ... Cynthia
Deena Martin ... Shavonne

Michelle Burke ... Jodi

Cole Hauser ... Benny

Christine Harnos ... Kaye

Wiley Wiggins ... Mitch
Mark Vandermeulen ... Tommy

Esteban Powell ... Carl
Jeremy Fox ... Hirschfelder

Ben Affleck ... O'Bannion
Jason O. Smith ... Melvin
Christin Hinojosa ... Sabrina

Parker Posey ... Darla

Matthew McConaughey ... Wooderson
Catherine Avril Morris ... Julie (as Catherine Morris)

Nicky Katt ... Clint
Parker Brooks ... Stoner
Zach Taylor ... Freshman Smartass
Jacob Jones ... Freshman Smartass
Rick Moser ... Assistant Coach

Terry Mross ... Coach Conrad

Kim Krizan ... Ms. Stroud (as Kim Arnette Krizan)
Zooey Greif ... Pentico

Julius Tennon ... Mr. Payne
Priscilla Kinser ... Freshman Girl 1
Erika Geminder ... Freshman Girl 2

Heidi Van Horne ... Freshman Girl 3 (as Heidi Cole Trenbath)
Katherine Asher ... Carl's Mom
Kathleen Cunningham ... Pickford's Mom
Richard Dillard ... Pickford's Dad
John Swasey ... Beer Delivery Guy
Zeke Mills ... Old Timer
Michael Gillespie ... Party Guy
Tom Hoeck ... Chaperone

Fred Lerner ... Guy with Pistol

David Blackwell ... Liquor Store Clerk
Autumn Barr ... Stacy
Doug Taylor ... Cop
Bob Moser ... Cop

Mona Lee Fultz ... Mitch's Mother
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Tara Battani ... Party Girl (uncredited)

Adam Boster ... Booger (uncredited)
Josh Caldwell ... Serious Student (uncredited)
Khara Cloutier ... Delilah 'Chutney' Bartlett (uncredited)
Nicole Emmons ... Girl in pool hall (uncredited)
Mike Enright ... Guy at party (uncredited)
Chris Green ... O'Bannion's Pool Partner (uncredited)

KaiCarra ... Girl in Bikini (uncredited)

Jessica Looney ... Senior Girl, Featured (uncredited)

Anthony Pedone ... Parking lot kid (uncredited)

James 'Kimo' Wills ... Guy at Party (uncredited)

Heath Young ... Student (uncredited)

Renée Zellweger ... Girl in blue pickup truck (uncredited)

Directed by
Richard Linklater 
Writing credits
Richard Linklater (written by)

Produced by
Sean Daniel .... producer
James Jacks .... producer
Richard Linklater .... producer
Anne Walker-McBay .... co-producer
Cinematography by
Lee Daniel (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Sandra Adair 
Casting by
Don Phillips 
Production Design by
John Frick 
Art Direction by
Jenny C. Patrick 
Set Decoration by
Deborah Pastor 
Costume Design by
Katherine Dover  (as Katherine 'K.D.' Dover)
Makeup Department
Jean Ann Black .... makeup artist (as Jean Black)
Meg Brennan .... assistant makeup artist
Bob Harper .... hair stylist
Sally J. Harper .... hair stylist (as Sally Harper)
Kelly Nelson .... assistant hair stylist
Janet Tallent-Dickson .... additional makeup artist
Production Management
Terra Abroms .... post-production supervisor (as Terra Mair-Abroms)
Steven Brown .... additional production manager
Alma Kuttruff .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sarah Addington .... second assistant director
John Cameron .... first assistant director
Vincent Palmo Jr. .... second second assistant director (as Vincent N. Palmo Jr.)
Art Department
James Brisbin .... art department assistant
Mark Lambert Bristol .... storyboard artist
Marcus Brown .... co-lead man
Tom Dreesen .... construction coordinator (as Thomas M. Dreesen)
Donald Gross .... carpenter (as Donald J. Gross)
John R. Helton .... scenic painter
Robert Janecka .... property master
Loma Johnson .... art department assistant
Hope Malkan .... art department coordinator
Jay F. McCuin .... assistant props (as Jay McCuin)
D. Montgomery .... assistant art director (as Denise Montgomery)
Nick Papadakis .... art department assistant
Shane Patrick .... lead man
Tom Patterson .... art department assistant
Steve Swagerle .... set painter
Sabrina Winningham .... assistant props (as Sabina Winningham)
Sound Department
Charlie Ajar Jr. .... sound re-recordist
Roberta Alstadter .... foley recordist
Chris Beresh .... apprentice sound editor
Michael C. Casper .... supervising re-recording mixer
Clayton Collins .... sound editor
Jeff Courtie .... adr mixer
Lily Diamond .... sound editor
Sandy Gendler .... supervising sound editor
Evelyn Hokanson .... adr recordist
Cynthia Keller-Gika .... apprentice sound editor
Val Kuklowsky .... supervising sound editor
John Kwiatkowski .... sound editor
Mary Jo Lang .... foley mixer
Daniel J. Leahy .... sound re-recording mixer (as Daniel Leahy)
Henry Miller .... boom operator (as Henry 'Hank' Miller)
Oscar Mitt .... second assistant sound editor
Sonny Pettijohn .... first assistant sound editor
John Roesch .... foley artist (as John B. Roesch)
Mikael Sandgren .... sound editor
Alicia Stevenson .... foley artist
Athina Rachel Tsangari .... cable puller (as Rachel Reinhardt)
Petra von Oelffen .... sound editor (as Petra von Oelfenn)
Ben Wilkins .... sound editor (as Ben Wilkens)
Dave Bartholomew .... stunts (as David Bartholomew)
Don Breneman .... stunts
Hollis Hill .... stunts
Fred Lerner .... stunt coordinator
Mark May .... stunts
Lonnie Nelson .... stunts
Todd Potter .... stunts
David Sanders .... stunts (as David B. Sanders)
Bobby Sargent .... stunts
Wanda Sargent .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Belsky .... electrician (as Steve 'Uno' Belsky)
Layton Blaylock .... director of photography: second unit
Kevin Boyle .... additional first assistant camera
Jonathan Burkhart .... first assistant camera
Dwight Cary .... best boy electric (as Dwight 'Curly' Cary)
Ian Ellis .... additional first assistant camera
Curtis Herbert .... grip
Paul Logan .... assistant camera
Michelle Madison .... camera loader
Raul Mello .... electrician (as Raul 'Bull' Mello)
Michael Moss .... best boy grip
Charles Seligman .... grip (as Charlie Seligman)
John Sheeren .... additional first assistant camera
Ferrell A. Shinnick .... key grip (as Ferrell Schinnick)
Todd Smiley .... electrician (as Todd 'Sweetwater' Smiley)
Gabor Szitanyi .... still photographer
Joseph Vasquez .... grip
Sebastian Vega .... additional first assistant camera
Clark Walker .... second assistant camera (as Clark Lee Walker)
Ralph Watson .... additional camera operator
Rick A. West .... gaffer
Jeff Andrus .... electrician (uncredited)
Buzzy Burwell .... lighting technician (uncredited)
John Johns .... video playback operator (uncredited)
Don Kirk .... assistant camera (uncredited)
John Lacy .... electrician (uncredited)
Casting Department
Lisa Bankert .... casting assistant
Shana A. Clester .... casting assistant: Texas (as Shana Alexandra)
J.L. Montgomery .... extras casting assistant
Emily Vinas .... extras casting intern (as Emily K. Vinas)
Dee Dee Wehle .... casting: New York (as De De Wehle)
Catherine Avril Morris .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Isabelle Coulet .... costume supervisor
Keith Fletcher .... extras wardrobe supervisor
Melanie Armstrong Fletcher .... extras set costumer (as Melanie Armstrong)
Janice Janacek .... set costumer (as Janice Janecek)
Kari Perkins .... additional costume designer
Tracey Holman Weaver .... wardrobe assistant
Editorial Department
Wade Bartlett .... second assistant editor (as Justin Wade Bartlett)
Robert Brakey .... apprentice editor
Sandy Brundage .... negative cutter
Greg Finton .... second assistant editor
Sheri Galloway .... assistant editor
Kevin Henry .... negative cutter
Mark Kaplan .... post-production assistant
Dennis McNeill .... color timer (as Dennis McNeil)
Kelly Stone .... post-production assistant
Wendy Streza .... apprentice editor
Music Department
Jeff Charbonneau .... music editor (as Jeffrey Charbonneau)
Art Ford .... music consultant
Harry Garfield .... music supervisor
Eeda Kitto .... music editor
Transportation Department
Julian T. Arredondo .... driver (as Julian Arredondo)
Henry Castillo .... driver
Ronald D. Chambers .... picture car mechanic (as Ron Chambers)
Billy Cooper .... driver
Billy Cude .... driver
Jim Dicuffa .... driver
Joe Dye .... driver
Cecil D. Evans .... transportation captain (as Cecil Evans)
Jerry McKnight .... transportation coordinator
Karen Prince .... driver
Ben Rodriguez Jr. .... driver (as Ben Rodriguez)
Esteban Rodríguez .... driver
Isidro Salvidar .... driver
Phil Schriber .... driver (as C. Philip Schriber)
Russell E. Scott .... picture cars (uncredited)
Other crew
Anne Barnstone .... guardian (as Anne Bauer Barnstone)
Valerie DeKeyser .... set production assistant
Angelina Fontana .... assistant: Sean Daniel
Holly Gent Palmo .... production coordinator (as Holly Gent)
Karen Ruth Getchell .... assistant production coordinator
James Alan Hensz .... key set production assistant (as Jim Hensz)
Tom Hoeck .... set medic
Don Howard .... emc2 editor
Randall Hull .... assistant craft service
Catherine Jelski .... script supervisor
Christina Kelly .... office intern
Julia Lazarus .... set production assistant
Tricia Linklater .... assistant: Richard Linklater
David Long .... caterer
Heather McClellan .... office assistant
Jack Meredith .... stand-in
Stephanie Meyer .... assistant: James Jacks
Morgan Miles .... assistant accountant
Reid Nixon .... office assistant
Brian O'Kelley .... set production assistant (as Brian L. O'Kelley)
Michelle Romaine .... assistant location manager
David Schmerler .... legal services
Shelly T. Schriber .... assistant craft service
Sissy Schriber .... craft service
Jason Davids Scott .... unit publicist (as Jason D. Scott)
John Sloss .... legal services
Don Stroud .... stand-in
Tim Swan .... location manager (as Tim Leary Swan)
Kara Walecki .... assistant accountant
Dixie D. Walker .... production accountant
Stella Weir .... stand-in
Matthew Woody .... set production assistant
Scott Colomby .... additional adr voice (uncredited)
Ivan Bigley .... thanks
Bill Daniel .... thanks
Travis Johnson .... thanks
Kevin Lucas .... in memory of
Peter Millius .... thanks
Chale Nafus .... thanks
Diane Perella .... thanks
Jon Sanchez .... thanks
Pat Sullivan .... thanks
Jesse Williams Thomas .... thanks
David Santos Wlson .... thanks
Crew verified as complete

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Rated R for pervasive, continuous teen drug and alcohol use and very strong language
102 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Brazil:14 | Canada:14A | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Germany:16 | Iceland:12 | Norway:15 | Singapore:NC-16 | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 (DVD rating) | UK:18 (original rating) | UK:15 (video re-rating) (2003) | UK:18 (video rating) (1994) | USA:R

Did You Know?

While filming in Texas, Milla Jovovich (Michelle) and Shawn Andrews (Kevin Pickford) eloped to Las Vegas and got married. However, Jovovich was only 16 or 17 years old at that time, and her mother had the marriage annulled. It is further interesting that Milla's role in the immediately previous film she is credited for, Chaplin (1992), she portrayed an underage woman who married Charles Chaplin, who was subsequently put on trial for statutory rape.See more »
Audio/visual unsynchronized: When O'Bannion, after dumping the paint, drives his car over a patch of grass, the tires squeal as if on pavement.See more »
Tony:NeoMcCarthyism, I like that.See more »
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207 out of 236 people found the following review useful.
Almost a Documentary..., 14 July 2005
Author: goodwynn1919 from United States

There are spoilers in this review...

What a great, great movie. If you want to know what being in High School in the mid 70's was like, rent this film. I grew up in the metro Manhattan area. We didn't have the freshman hazing, and few of us could afford the cars (although we sure knew about them and lusted after them), but the rest of this movie is so dead on about my experience of High School in the 70's that it's scary. Every character in the film corresponds with someone that I knew during that time. Yes, there was a lot of pot smoking, yes, obtaining beer was quite easy for underage kids...I used to buy it in bars when I was 16. We made pipes in shop class. We hung out and had parties at night, drove the streets drinking beers and smoking joints listening to the same music. There were no youth centers though. The girls that I knew were as beautiful, and also struggled to get into their jeans. They used pliers too, but they also put them on while they were wet to further get that skintight look. There was no HIV virus to worry about, Herpes was not a big thing then, the biggest worry was getting pregnant. Everyone was having sex... All of these facts also were no big deal. Most of my peers grew up just fine, and now are upstanding pillars of the community. Many today would like you to believe that this is an example of the road to ruin. It was an incredible great time. The film has interesting character development, with the same types I remember. Philosophers, heads (now called stoners), bullies and waifs. This is my American Graffiti and it is perfect. Waxing nostalgic? Perhaps, but anyone that didn't live through that time will sill love the dialog in this film, as it deals with the universal experience of that point in one's life. This is high school in the 70's. Check it out.

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