copy to clipboard

American Graffiti

Plugin not supported.
Original title
American Graffiti
Running time
110 min.
United States United States
George Lucas, Gloria Katz, William Huyck
Ron Eveslage, Jan D'Alquen
Universal Pictures, Lucasfilm, Coppola Co. Production
Drama. Comedy | 1960s. Teen/coming-of-age. Friendship. Street Gang. Ensemble Film
Synopsis / Plot
Set in Modesto, California in 1962, a time and place of early rock n’ roll, drag races, and diners, American Graffiti follows four friends over the course of one summer night. They navigate relationships, their futures, and the post-high school decisions that will impact both.
1973: 5 Nominations for Oscar: Movie, Director, Supporting Actress (Clark), Screenplay, Editing
1973: Golden Globes: Best Picture (Comedy) & Most Promising Newcomer (Le Mat). 4 Nom.
1973: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Screenplay. 2 Nominations
1973: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1973: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Comedy Screenplay
1974: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Cindy Williams)
Movie Soulmates' ratings
Register so you can access movie recommendations tailored to your movie taste.
Friends' ratings
Register so you can check out ratings by your friends, family members, and like-minded members of the FA community.
Ranking Lists Position
Is the synopsis/plot summary missing? Do you want to report a spoiler, error or omission? Please send us a message.
If you are not a registered user please send us an email to

All copyrighted material (movie posters, DVD covers, stills, trailers) and trademarks belong to their respective producers and/or distributors.

For US ratings information please visit:
FAQs | Privacy policy / use conditions | Privacy configuration
© 2002-2020 Filmaffinity - Movieaffinity | Filmaffinity is a movie recommendation site based on the concept of Movie Soulmates.
We are an independent movie lovers club worldwide with 646.000 users + 133.000.000 ratings. Not related to any Media or Corporation.
All Rights Reserved | Movie Soulmates™ is a Registered Trademark