The Graduate Poster

Release Date: July 14th, 1997

DVD Release Date: December 22nd, 1998

PG|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) has just finished college and, back at his parents' house, he's trying to avoid the one question everyone keeps asking: What does he want to do with his life? An unexpected diversion crops up when he is seduced by Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft), a bored housewife and friend of his parents. But what begins as a fun tryst turns complicated when Benjamin falls for the one woman Mrs. Robinson demanded he stay away from, her daughter, Elaine (Katharine Ross).

Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, William Daniels, Murray Hamilton, Elizabeth Wilson, Brian Avery, Walter Brooke

Director: Mike Nichols

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Lawrence Turman Inc., Embassy Pictures Corporation

Keywords: 1960s, Hotel, Witty, Amusing, Love, Growing up, Temptation

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Awards

Winner Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1968)
Winner Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1968)
Winner Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1968)
Nominated Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1968)
Winner Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1968)
Winner Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1968)
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Actor
Winner Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Cinematography
Winner Directing
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy