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17,003 Ratings

The Graduate

Directed by Mike Nichols
United States, 1967
Drama, Comedy, Romance


Recent college graduate Benjamin Braddock returns to his parents’ California home and starts an unexpected sexual relationship with the much older wife of his father’s business partner, only to fall for her daughter as well.

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The Graduate Directed by Mike Nichols

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1968 | Winner: Best Director

1968 | 6 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1967 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1969 | 5 wins including: Best Direction

1969 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress

Directors Guild of America

1968 | Winner: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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