American Graffiti Movie Poster
  • Released
  • August 1, 1973
  • PG, 1 hr 50 min
  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • 1,135 Fan Ratings

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Parents need to know that American Graffiti holds up beautifully for teens. Because it's set in the '60s, there is smoking and loads of drinking. There's a fistfight, some off-screen gunshots, drag racing, a car explotion, and a small amount of profanity ("s--t," "damn," hell"). Teens challenge authority, drink and drive, talk about sex, make out, and there's one shot of a boy's naked backside (in a drive-by mooning).

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  • CONSUMERISM
  • DRINKING & DRUGS
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