American Graffiti

American Graffiti

1973, PG, 110 min. Directed by George Lucas. Starring Richard Dreyfuss, Cindy Williams, Ron Howard, Charles Martin Smith, Paul Le Mat, Mackenzie Phillips, Candy Clark, Debralee Scott, Joe Spano, Suzanne Somers, Kathleen Quinlan, Bo Hopkins, Harrison Ford, Wolfman Jack.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Wed., Aug. 16, 2000

Once upon a time in what seems like a galaxy far, far away, George Lucas knew how to tell stories about real people in real settings. He hit one out of the ballpark with the magnificent American Graffiti, whose prescient use of a before-they-were-stars cast and interwoven stories made this filmmaker seem like one of the great hopes of modern cinema. Teen tales don’t get much better than this.

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American Graffiti, George Lucas, Richard Dreyfuss, Cindy Williams, Ron Howard, Charles Martin Smith, Paul Le Mat, Mackenzie Phillips, Candy Clark, Debralee Scott, Joe Spano, Suzanne Somers, Kathleen Quinlan, Bo Hopkins, Harrison Ford, Wolfman Jack

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