20 Years Later: Dazed And Confused By The Numbers

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24 years old

Anniversary Screening Party For Dazed And Confused

At the age of 24, McConaughey was already pushing the creep factor as David Wooderson, who recited D&C‘s most iconic line: “That’s what I love about these high school girls, man. I get older, they stay the same age.” Now, at the age of 49, it’s just creepy to think about Wooderson still hanging outside Emporium and hitting on high school chicks.

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94 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes

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Based on 52 reviews, the film earned a 94 percent freshness rating thanks to positive reviews from Roger Ebert, Entertainment Weeky‘s Owen Gleiberman and Rolling Stone‘s Peter Travers.

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7,993,039 dollars earned at the box office

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Considering all the love for D&C, it was hardly a box office hit. While the film recouped its $6.9M budget, it came and went with little fanfare. It was until its DVD release that fans rediscovered the film – making it the cult classic it is today.

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