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Graduate, The
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
2.5 Stars
Graduate, The Poster
Primary Location: First Saw: In Theatre Saw at/with: NH Film Class
Rating: PG Year: 1967 Category: Drama Romance
Director: Mike Nichols Time: 105:00:00 min. Writer: Charles Webb & Calder Willingham

Mine: Very good film, but comes across as kind of dated now. Impressive debut by Hoffman.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Landmark film of the late 60s that's still just as pungent--and funny--as ever. Hoffman, in his first major film role, plays ultra-naive college grad who's seduced by a middle-aged woman, then falls in love with her daughter. Perfect song score by Simon and Garfunkel. Script by Buck Henry (who plays the desk clerk) and Calder Willingham from Charles Webb's novel. Nichols won Best Director Oscar. Look fast for Mike Farrell in hotel lobby, and Richard Dreyfuss in Berkeley rooming house. Panavision.
User Reviews:
Leigh's rating:
4 Stars
(out of 5 stars)
Dated it may be, but I think it's a landmark for film. The cinematography is very interesting and there's some great acting. I love to watch it.
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Anne Bancroft Anne Bancroft as:
Mrs. Robinson
Dustin Hoffman Dustin Hoffman as:
Benjamin Braddock
Katherine Ross as:
Elaine Robinson
William Daniels as:
Mr Braddock
Norman Fell as:
Mr McCleery
Alice Ghostley as:
Mrs. Singleman
Buck Henry as:
Hotel Clerk
Murray Hamiton as:
Mr. Robinson