American Graffiti (1973)

American Graffiti (1973) is a Comedy, Drama film directed by George Lucas – It’s the proverbial end of the summer 1962 in a small southern California town. It’s the evening before best friends and recent high school graduates, Curt Henderson and Steve Bolander, are scheduled to leave town to head to college back east. Curt, who received a lucrative local scholarship, is seen as the promise that their class holds. But Curt is having second thoughts about leaving what Steve basically sees as their dead end town. Curt’s beliefs are strengthened when he spots an unknown beautiful blonde in a T-bird who mouths the words “I love you” to him. As Curt tries to find that blonde while trying to get away from a local gang who have him somewhat hostage, Curt may come to a decision about his immediate future. Outgoing class president Steve, on the other hand, wants to leave, despite meaning that he will leave girlfriend, head cheerleader and Curt’s sister, Laurie Henderson, behind. Steve and Laurie spend the evening “negotiating” the state of their relationship. Meanwhile.IMDB


Directed By – George Lucas

Genre – Comedy, Drama

Cast – Richard Dreyfuss , Harrison Ford , Cindy Williams , Ron Howard , Paul Le Mat , Charles Martin Smith , Jana Bellan , Mackenzie Phillips , Wolfman Jack , Bo Hopkins , Beau Gentry , Jim Bohan , Candy Clark , Manuel Padilla Jr. , Deby Celiz

In Theaters – 1 August 1973

Duration – 110 Minutes

MPAA Rating : PG

Taglines : Where were you in ’62?

Story Writers: Willard Huyck , George Lucas , Gloria Katz

Country: USA

Language: English

Production Company : Universal Pictures , Lucasfilm , The Coppola Company