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The Graduate Overview:

The Graduate (1967) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Mike Nichols and produced by Joseph E. Levine and Lawrence Turman.

The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Charles Webb published in 1963.

The Graduate was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1996.

Academy Awards 1967 --- Ceremony Number 40 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorDustin HoffmanNominated
Best ActressAnne BancroftNominated
Best Supporting ActressKatharine RossNominated
Best DirectorMike NicholsWon
Best PictureLawrence Turman, ProducerNominated
Best WritingCalder Willingham, Buck HenryNominated
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The Graduate (1967)

By Beatrice on Jul 11, 2019 From Flickers in Time

The Graduate Directed by Mike Nichols Written by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham from a novel by Charles Webb 1967/USA Lawrence Turman Repeat viewing/my DVD collection One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Benjamin: Well, I would say that I’m just drifting. Here in the pool. Loved th... Read full article


Book Review--Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How The Graduate Became the Touchstone of a Generation

By KC on Oct 27, 2017 From Classic Movies

Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How The Graduate Became the Touchstone of a Generation Beverly Gray Algonquin Books, 2017 I had a great time reading Seduced by Mrs. Robinson, a new book by Beverly Gray that traces the production of Director Mike Nichol’s classic film The Graduate (1967) on its ... Read full article


Win Tickets to see ?TCM Big Screen Classics: The Graduate (50th Anniversary)? (Giveaway runs March 24 – April 8)

By Annmarie Gatti on Mar 24, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Win Tickets to see ?The Graduate? on the Big Screen! in Select Cinemas Nationwide Sunday, April 23 & Wednesday, April 26! “Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me.” CMH is thrilled to announce the 5th of our 14 movie ticket giveaways this year, courtesy of Fathom Events! That... Read full article


The Graduate (1967)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 4, 2016 From 4 Star Films

“You’re living at home. Is that right? Yes.? Do you know what you’re going to do? No. Are you going to graduate school? No.” ~ Elaine Robinson to Benjamin Braddock As a recently graduated person, I thought it was only pertinent to return to this landmark film to see if I coul... Read full article


The Graduate (1967)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 4, 2016 From 4 Star Films

“You’re living at home. Is that right? Yes.? Do you know what you’re going to do? No. Are you going to graduate school? No.” ~ Elaine Robinson to Benjamin Braddock As a recently graduated person I thought it was only pertinent to return to this landmark film to see if I would... Read full article


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Quotes from

Elaine: Good night.
Benjamin: Are we getting married tomorrow?
Elaine: No...
Benjamin: Day after tomorrow?
Elaine: I don't know. Maybe we are, and maybe we're not.


Mr. Robinson: [in anger for ruining Elaine's wedding] You punk! You crazy punk! I'll kill you!


Mr. Robinson: Do you ummm... do you want to tell me *why* you did it
Benjamin: Mr. Robinson!
Mr. Robinson: Do you have a special grudge against me? Do you feel a particularly strong resentment? Is there something I've said that's caused this contempt, or is it just things I stand for that you despise?


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Facts about

In The Graduate, the scene of Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft's first romantic encounter was shot at the Knickerbocker Hotel (now The Hollywood Knickerbocker Apartments, a home for seniors) at 1714 Ivar Avenue in Los Angeles, California.
Martin Melcher (Doris Day's husband and manager), "turned down" the role of Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate (for Doris). When the film's producer sent him the novel, he was reportedly so offended by it that he never even showed it to his wife, costing her a role that might have revived her film career.
Lee Stanley screen tested for the role of Benjamin and was seriously considered for the part.
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