The Graduate (1967)

Updated June 26, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

Director: Mike Nichols
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft and Katharine Ross

The defining comedy of the 1960s, The Graduate is timeless in its treatment of youthful angst and surreal suburbia. Superb acting, especially by Hoffman in his first major role, Nichols's Oscar-winning direction and the Simon and Garfunkel score make this film a cultural landmark.

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