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Based on 10 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 100
    Ethan Alter TV Guide

    The Graduate is a flawlessly acted and produced film. [Review of re-release] show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The funniest American comedy of the year. show more

  • 50
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    The Graduate is not subtle in its writing off of the parental generation as hopelessly corrupt. [Review of re-release] show more

  • 89
    Austin Chronicle

    Hoffman and Bancroft are phenomenally cast in a script co-written by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham that is by turns sly, touching, and amazingly fresh 30 years later. [Review of re-release] show more

  • 90
    The New York Times

    Funny, outrageous, and touching, The Graduate is a sophisticated film that puts Mr. Nichols and his associates on a level with any of the best satirists working abroad today. show more

  • 90

    The Graduate is a delightful, satirical comedy-drama about a young man's seduction by an older woman, and the measure of maturity which he attains from the experience. show more

  • 70
    Jonathan Rosenbaum Chicago Reader

    The light ribbing of conspicuous consumption in southern California and the Simon and Garfunkel songs on the sound track both play considerable roles in giving this depthless comedy some bounce. [Review of re-release] show more

  • 50

    What was once an all-important signpost to adulthood is really little more than a simple romantic comedy whose "countercultural" message, insofar as it has one, is decidedly retrograde. [Review of re-release] show more

  • 40

    The screenplay, which begins as genuine comedy, soon degenerates into spurious melodrama. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Dustin Hoffman gives the inspired performance that launched his movie career, and director Mike Nichols shows a gift for social satire that has never glistened quite so brightly since. [Review of re-release] show more

  • October 02, 2011 Carla
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    A boring movie about boring, senseless people.

  • July 06, 2010 myintzaw99
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    Mike Nichol,Dustin Hoffman,Anne Bancroft .Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel made this modern classic movie.I have been watching this movie for many times.

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