Paramount at the Movies Presents: The Graduate [PG]

Paramount at the Movies Presents: The Graduate [PG]

Movies | 04/28/2021 | 7:00PM

1967 | PG | Runtime: 1 hour, 46 minutes

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“A landmark! Just as pungent – and funny – as ever!” — Leonard Maltin

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).

Did you know?

  • When Dustin Hoffman showed up at producer Joseph E. Levine’s office for a casting interview, Levine mistook him for a window cleaner. So Hoffman, in character, cleaned a window.
  • With box office receipts of just over $104 million, this was the highest-grossing movie of 1967. By the third year of its release, The Graduate was the third highest grossing movie of all time, to that date.
  • Although Mrs. Robinson is supposed to be much older than Benjamin, Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman were just under six years apart in age. He looked naturally boyish, and she was made up to look older. Bancroft was only eight years older than her “daughter” Katharine Ross. William Daniels (Mr. Braddock) only ten years older than his “son” Hoffman.
  • None of the older characters are called by their first name in the film. Only the younger characters of Benjamin, Elaine, and Carl are addressed by their first name, thus increasing the sense of a generation gap.

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Ticket Prices

  • $ 5.00 Youth (12 & Under)
  • $ 6.50 Senior
  • $ 8.00 Adult

Schedule of Events

  • April 28, 2021 | 7:00PM
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Cast

  • Dustin Hoffman as "Ben Braddock"
  • Anne Bancroft as "Mrs. Robinson"
  • Katharine Ross as "Elaine Robinson"

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