"I just want to say one word to you...just one word."--Mr. McGuire (Walter Brooke) to Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) "Yes, sir."--Ben "Are you listening'"--Mr.McGuire "Yes, sir. I am."--Ben "Plastics."
- Mr. McGuire
"Don't you think that idea is a little half-baked'"--Mr. Braddock (William Daniels) to Ben "Oh no, Dad, it's completely baked."
"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me."
- Ben to Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft)
Nominated for seven Academy Awards® and winner for Best Director, this ground breaking and "wildly hilarious" (The Boston Globe) social satire launched the career of two-time Oscar®-winner Dustin Hoffman and cemented the reputation of acclaimed director Mike Nichols. Pulsating with the rebellious spirit of the '60s and a haunting score sung by Simon and Garfunkel, The Graduate is truly a "landmark film" (Leonard Maltin). Shy Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) returns home from college with an uncertain future. Then the wife of his father's business partner, the sexy Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft), seduces him, and the affair only deepens his confusion. That is, until he meets the girl of his dreams (Katharine Ross). But there's one problem: she's Mrs. Robinson's daughter!