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American Graffiti (1973) was a Film directed by George Lucas and produced by Francis Ford Coppola and Gary Kurtz.

American Graffiti was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1995.

Academy Awards 1973 --- Ceremony Number 46 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActressCandy ClarkNominated
Best DirectorGeorge LucasNominated
Best Film EditingVerna Fields, Marcia LucasNominated
Best PictureFrancis Ford Coppola, Producer; Gary Kurtz, Co-ProducerNominated
Best WritingGeorge Lucas, Gloria Katz, Willard HuyckNominated
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Review: American Graffiti (1973)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 11, 2014 From 4 Star Films

Curt (Richard Dreyfuss) is destined for college with a big scholarship under his belt, but he is still not convinced it’s the right fit for him. Steve (Ron Howard) is also college bound, but he finds himself spending his last night patching things up with his girlfriend, Curt’s sister La... Read full article


Review: American Graffiti (1973)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 11, 2014 From 4 Star Films

Curt (Richard Dreyfuss) is destined for college with a big scholarship under his belt, but he is still not convinced it’s the right fit for him. Steve (Ron Howard) is also college bound, but he finds himself spending his last night patching things up with his girlfriend, Curt’s sister La... Read full article


American Graffiti

By Michael on Dec 9, 2013 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

American Graffiti (George Lucas, 1973) It is 1962 and teenagers are cruising in their real cars around the city of Modesto in California. A myriad of characters portrayed by Richard Dreyfus, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Harrison Ford, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phill... Read full article


American Graffiti (1973)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 13, 2013 From 4 Star Films

Starring Ron Howard and Richard Dreyfuss with a host of others, this George Lucas directed film follows the lives of young people in California during the early 60s. It is the night before Curt and Steve are going off to?college. They both want to make the most of the time left. However, Steve spend... Read full article


American Graffiti (1973)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 13, 2013 From 4 Star Films

Starring Ron Howard and Richard Dreyfuss with a host of others, this George Lucas directed film follows the lives of young people in California during the early 60s. It is the night before Curt and Steve are going off to?college. They both want to make the most of the time left. However, Steve spend... Read full article


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