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American Graffiti Reviews

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Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
American Graffiti acts almost as a milestone to show us how far (and in many cases how tragically) we have come.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 23, 2004
Trend setter, nostalgic, feel good hit
| Original Score: 5/5

TV Guide
July 30, 2003
A hallmark film of the 1970s.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Top Critic
Roger Greenspun
New York Times
May 21, 2003
It is a very good movie, funny, tough, unsentimental.
Clint Morris
September 18, 2002
Destined to be an instant classic. The performances are timeless.
| Original Score: 4/5
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
...not a bad film but not an exceptional one either. It's modestly entertaining to watch, but I didn't find it really involving
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
August 13, 2002
I love Star Wars more, but strictly speaking, this is probably a better film.
| Original Score: 5/5
Scott Weinberg
July 25, 2002
Rock-solid proof that Lucas CAN write characters ... or at least COULD. Great cast, warm nostalgia, and wonderful music.
| Original Score: 5/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
October 13, 2001
Director George Lucas has evoked the era in a most authentic, moving, and aesthetically pleasing way.
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000
American Graffiti has a timeless power that speaks to everyone who was ever a teenager.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
January 1, 2000
Young George Lucas' influential hallmark film American Graffiti (1973) recreates the feel, landscape, and sounds of early 60s
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Teen tales don't get much better than this.
Dragan Antulov
January 1, 2000
American Graffiti still bears the mark of a superb filmmaking talent.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Cole Smithey
October 21, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
Susan Granger
February 15, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
Michael Dequina
January 15, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
March 9, 2006
| Original Score: 3/5
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
June 1, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
March 6, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Rebecca Murray
July 9, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
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