#5. American Graffiti (1973)

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Universal Pictures

– Director: George Lucas

– Metascore: 97

– Runtime: 110 minutes

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Set during summer in the early ’60s, four teenagers experience their last night before heading to college. The film features a young Ron Howard, Harrison Ford, Richard Dreyfuss, and Suzanne Somers. Directed and co-written by George Lucas and produced by Francis Ford Coppola, this 1973 classic was voted one of the American Film Institute’s top 100 films of all time.