The Graduate (1967)

The Graduate (52:35)

Graduate, The

This much-ballyhooed Mike Nichols‘ counter-culture com-dram makes for T100P ‘cast #73. Baby boomers and the AFI absolutely worship this flick. Does the sex comedy hold up after 47 years? I just want to say one word to you, just one word: download!

For The Record: Next week’s Not 100 Project selection (The Shining) is the 8th Not 100 flick, not the 7th.


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The Graduate on Wikipedia

Charles Webb’s 1963 The Graduate novel info on Wikipedia

Info about the counter-culture movement on Wikipedia

Links to: Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft and Katharine Ross and Buck Henry and Robert Redford

AFI’s Top 100 lists

1967 Academy Award winners & nominees

Links to: Giant and The Manchurian Candidate

YouTube links: Mrs. Robinson tries to seduce Ben and The “so now what” ending

Next week on the T100P: 2001: A Space Odyssey

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