Originally released in 1967, The Graduate garnered a directing Oscar for Mike Nichols (one of the film’s seven nominations), made Hoffman a star with his performance as Benjamin Braddock, and captured the angst of a generation of baby boomers. Show Full Article The acclaimed dramedy starring Dustin Hoffman as an aimless college grad who is seduced by an older woman (Anne Bancroft) and then falls in love with her daughter (Katharine Ross) is returning to theaters this month in celebration of its 50th anniversary. Presented by Rialto Pictures, Studiocanal, and Fathom Events, The Graduate will screen in more than 700 venues nationwide on Sunday, April 23, and Wednesday, April 26, at 2 p.m. The Graduate is drifting back to the big screen. Tickets are available via the Fathom website. The screenings will also feature specially produced commentary from Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz. Five decades later, it remains essential viewing. and 7 p.m. local time.