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The Graduate Movie Basics

Year of Release: 1967
Running Time: 1 hrs. 46 min.
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Mike Nichols
Screenwriter: Buck Henry and Calder Willingham
Producers: Lawrence Turman
Studio: MGM

The Graduate Synopsis

Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) recently graduated from college is depressed about his future. The answer to his malaise is an affair with sexy family friend Mrs Robinson (excellently portrayed by Anne Bancroft.) This 1969 comedy is a social satire that still is both funny and thought provoking thirty years after it was released.

The Graduate Cast

Dustin Hoffman - Benjamin Braddock
Anne Bancroft - Mrs. Robinson
Katharine Ross - Elaine Robinson
William Daniels - Mr. Braddock
Elizabeth Wilson - Mrs. Braddock
Buck Henry - Hotel Clerk
Richard Dreyfuss - Boarding House Resident

The Graduate Awards and Nominations

1967 Academy Awards® Best Director (Win)

Best Picture (Nom)

Best Supporting Actress - Katharine Ross (Nom)

Best Cinematographer (Nom)

Best Adapted Screenplay (Nom)

Best Actress - Anne Bancroft (Nom)

Best Actor - Dustin Hoffman (Nom)

1968 Golden Globe Awards® Best Actress - Anne Bancroft (Win)
Best Film - Musical/Comedy (Win)
Best Director (Win)

Best Actor - Dustin Hoffman (Nom)

Best Screenplay (Nom)

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Benjamin Braddock ( Dustin Hoffman ):

"Mrs. Robinson do you think we could say a few words to each other first this time."

What kind of car does Benjamin have?