"Why did you choose this product?"
ITEM#: 13467793Set in 1962; Produced and released in 1973. AMERICAN GRAFFITI presents a powerful collage of youth on the brink of maturity just before the assassination of J.F.K.. Based on George Lucas's own teenage hot-rodding days in Modesto, California, this brilliant, bittersweet comedy inspired numerous other productions, including the long-running TV series HAPPY DAYS. Lucas's second feature film (following THX 1138), AMERICAN GRAFFITI contains an early screen appearance by Harrison Ford, who would figure heavily in the director's next movie, the sci-fi epic STAR WARS. The film follows one night in the lives of several recently graduated high school students. The genial Steve (Ron Howard) prepares to leave for college the next day, and Laurie (Cindy Williams), his girlfriend, is upset by his impending departure. Laurie's brother, Curt (Richard Dreyfuss), the class intellectual, is also slated for college, but he has serious doubts about his future. Also included here are the hopeless nerd (Charles Martin Smith) and the eternally cool drag racer, John (Paul LeMat), who feels pressure to live up to his reputation. A nostalgic feeling is evoked in seeing the teenagers cruising in their hot rods, eating at Mel's Diner, and listening to Wolfman Jack spin the latest hits, with the camera jumping from character to character as they each enjoy--or fret over--their last moments of summer freedom.
|Studio||Universal Home Video|
|Extra Info||Special Edition|
|Dimensions||5.25" x 0.5" x 7.5" WxHxD|
|Stars||Candy Clark, Harrison Ford, Paul Le Mat, MacKenzie Phillips, Suzanne Somers, Richard Dreyfuss, Cindy Williams, Charles Martin Smith, Bo Hopkins, Ron Howard, Wolfman Jack|
|Country of Origin||United States|
American Graffiti (Special Edition) (Blu-ray Disc)
Red (Special Edition) (DVD)
Love Me Tender (Special Edition) (DVD)
Rain Man (Special Edition) (DVD)
Patton (Special Edition) (DVD)
Mission - Two Disc Special Edition (DVD)
Orlando (Special Edition) (DVD)
White Nights: Special Edition (DVD)
Who can honestly say they do not like American Graffiti? It will always be one of my favorites...so glad I could order it on Overstock!Read More
This is a great movie, it takes you back to the good ole days. The old cars was the best and the drive ins for burgers and fries. My family loved it.Read More
A very good movie with great music and cars.Read More
Good movie from 50's era, 50's cars and hop drive in , chopping town, girls snd guys and drag race out of town, Harrison Fords early movie, Rod Howard, Susan Summers and more!! Great movie! !Read More
Questions & Answers
Shopping Tips & Inspiration
Academy Awards Guide
Academy Awards Guide from Overstock.com. Our guides provide customers with information about the Academy Awards.
Best Valentine's Day Movies
Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day movie to watch this year? We've picked the best of classic, manly, RomCom, devastatingly sad, and guilty pleasure Valentine's Day flicks.
Tribeca Film Festival Guide
Tribeca Film Festival Guide from Overstock.com. Our guides provide customers with information about the Tribeca Film Festival.
How to Review a Movie
How to Review a Movie from Overstock.com. Movie reviews are a great way to determine the importance of a film, its impact on viewers, and whether or not it is worth a watch.
Top 5 Prestigious Film Festivals
Top 5 Prestigious Film Festivals from Overstock.com. Read more about the film festivals behind some of your favorite movies.
How to Organize Your DVDs
How to Organize Your DVDs from Overstock.com. Our guides provide customers with information about how to organize your DVDs.
10 Fun Facts about Disney
10 Fun Facts about Disney from Overstock.com. Disney has a long, exciting history, and here are some fun and lesser known facts.
Tips on Selecting the Perfect Entertainment Gift
Tips on Selecting the Perfect Entertainment Gift from Overstock.com. Our guides provide customers with tips on selecting the perfect entertainment gift.
Shipping & Returns
This item will be delivered to you via USPS Trackable Media Mail or UPS Mail Innovations and will take from 2 days to 3 weeks from the time the item leaves our warehouse. *
This product is not yet released, and is expected to ship on Jan. 10, 2012.
This date is subject to change. In order to assure you receive Overstock.com's low price on this item, your credit card will be charged upon order placement. The item will ship immediately upon release.
Standard Return Policy:
Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment. More Details
FINAL SALE EXCLUSION: Items marked as FINAL SALE are not returnable unless the problem you experience is the result of our error.
For your protection, all orders are screened for security purposes. If your order is selected for review, our Loss Prevention Team may contact you by phone or email. There may be a two business day delay to process your order.
** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.