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Dazed and Confused R

See it with a bud.
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 43 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Originally Released: 1993
  • Label: Universal
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)

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Entertainment Reviews:

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 236,086
Manages to not only unfold in to a fun narrative, but also builds a myriad fascinating characters you'll either love or hate... Full Review
Cinema Crazed
Apr 8, 2016
...This is a good film...
Chicago Sun-Times
Sep 24, 1993
...DAZED AND CONFUSED unfolds in a loose, natural style that suits its teenage characters....Enjoyably playful spirit...
New York Times
Sep 24, 1993
It is a nostalgia film and a coming-of-age film. In some ways, it is every Bildungsroman and in some ways, it is like no other. Full Review
MUBI
Jan 17, 2019
Very little actually happens but - like life - it's not always the events that define a time but the characters in it. And ''Dazed and Confused'' is bursting with wonderfully drawn and completely credible characters. Full Review
Associated Press
Jun 12, 2018
Ranked #9 in Entertainment Weekly's 10 Favorite Films of the '90s - ...The freest, most graceful comedy of American teenage life ever made...
Entertainment Weekly
Apr 1, 2000
Rating: C -- Has the look and spirit of the time down pat. Unfortunately it captures only the worst of the typical misogynistic, foul mouthed druggie losers of the period. Full Review
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)
Jul 8, 2012

Product Description:

Richard Linklater's DAZED AND CONFUSED takes a hysterical, nostalgic cross-clique look at high school social development. On the last day of school in May 1976, students at a suburban Texas high school wait, lackadaisically, for classes to end. The restless almost-seniors--an eclectic group of stone-heads, fraternal jocks, and snobby sorority girls--can't wait to haze the incoming freshman, an annual event as harrowing for freshman boys as it is humiliating for girls. Amidst this teenage wasteland of drugs, partying, and rock and roll is football star Pink (Jason London), who saves scrawny pre-frosh Mitch (Wiley Wiggins) from being paddled to oblivion by upper-classmates. But Pink has his own battles: he's struggling over the head coach's demand that football players sign a pledge to abstain from sex and all psychoactive substances. When a wild end-of-the-year party is cancelled, the students end up congregating at a beer-blast in the back woods, organized by aging hang-about Wooderson (Matthew McConaughey). In the same way that George Lucas assembled a cast of fresh young faces for AMERICAN GRAFFITI, Linklater here creates an unforgettable cast of characters that are immediately familiar to anyone who has ever been through high school.

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical Release: September 23, 1993.
  • The movie was filmed on location in Texas, with the cast and crew living in a hotel.
  • Linklater's 1991 directorial debut film, SLACKER, is similar to DAZED AND CONFUSED in its examination of adolescent nonconformity. The film pays homage to earlier teen angst films. Direct allusions are made to CARRIE and AMERICAN GRAFFITI, the latter of which seems to have served as a thematic and artistic template for DAZED AND CONFUSED.
  • According the Wall Street Journal, the Hollywood studio had to pull advertisements for the film because drug references violated Motion Picture Association of America's guidelines. Gramercy Pictures president Russell Schwartz claims the MPAA has cracked down on films that are drug related.
  • The early marketing campaign for DAZED AND CONFUSED included suggestive slogans: "See It with a Bud," and "The Film Everybody's Toking About." But the MPAA's objections were directed at the line: "Finally! A Movie for Everyone Who DID Inhale," a satirical comment on Bill Clinton's infamous line about youthful marijuana smoking.

    DAZED AND CONFUSED cost approximately $6 million dollars to produce and was given the same name as a 1969 Led Zeppelin song.
  • Renee Zellwegger appears uncredited as a high school student who attracts the attention of Wooderson (Matthew McConaughey).
  • "Martha Washington was a hip, hip, hip, hip lady..."--Slater (Rory Cochrane)
  • "That's what I love about high school girls: I get older, they stay the same age."--Wooderson
  • "That's what I'm talkin' about!"--Slater

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 24,498
  • UPC: 025192365386
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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