American Graffiti (1973)

American Graffiti
American Graffiti

Release Date
August 1, 1973
George Lucas
Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams, Candy Clark
Main Genre
Universal Pictures
George Lucas, Gloria Katz, Willard Huyck
Where were you in '62?


Two boys are scheduled to leave for college in the morning. Each has his own doubts. They spend a final evening cruising the strip and have every adventure possible before dawn when they will each have to decide what they will do.


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