Graduate, The

Lists: Drama, AFI 100 (2007)

Brief Synopsis: "Recent college graduate Benjamin Braddock is seduced by the wife of his father's business partner, Mrs. Robinson. Benjamin soon finds himself falling in love with her daughter, Elaine, as the affair with Mrs. Robinson mother comes back to haunt him."

Overall Ranking: 440 (Rank from 1967: # 4)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 66.67%
Regular 22.22%
Half-Popped 11.11%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
3Guys Griff100
David Baruffi97
Dan O'Neill90(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik90
Jay of Life Vs Film90(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest85Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 5
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 8
J Patterson80Comedy: 5
Rewatch: 6
Thomas Pollock70
J Collins60

People Involved

  • Anne Bancroft (Mrs. Robinson)
  • Dustin Hoffman (Ben Braddock)
  • Katharine Ross (Elaine Robinson)
  • Murray Hamilton (Mr. Robinson)
  • Buck Henry (Room Clerk)
  • Brian Avery (Carl Smith)
  • Walter Brooke (Mr. McGuire)
  • William Daniels (Mr. Braddock)
  • Mike Nichols (Director)