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What to Watch If You Love Dazed and Confused  

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So you loved Dazed and Confused? Alright, alright, alright. Now you need another fix in the form of a movie or TV show like Dazed and Confused. That’s where this list can help – it offers a slew of recommendations to keep you glued to the television indefinitely.

Some similar movies to Dazed and Confused reflect certain times in history. Check out American Graffiti, and give Empire Records and Fast Times at Ridgemont High a watch, too. Some of these movies like Dazed and Confused are coming of age stoner films, but not all. And if you want the best recommendation for a Dazed and Confused similar movie, try Everybody Wants Some!! Written and directed by Richard Linklater, the same man behind Dazed and Confused, this 2016 comedy will most definitely feel familiar to fans.

In terms of TV shows like Dazed and Confused, there are a few notable options. Freaks and Geeks and That '70s Show would both be good choices. They capture the period around the time of Dazed quite well, and both feature great ensemble casts.

If you’ve seen any of these other movies and TV shows like Dazed and Confused, and you agree they’re good, vote them up!

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Freaks and Geeks is an American teen comedy-drama television series, created by Paul Feig with Judd Apatow as executive producer, that aired on NBC during the 1999–2000 television season. Eighteen episodes were completed, but the series was canceled after only twelve had aired. A fan-led campaign persuaded NBC to broadcast three more episodes in July 2000; the three remaining unaired episodes, for a total of 18, aired that September on the cable network Fox Family Channel. The complete series was later released on DVD, and is available in North America on Netflix. Freaks and Geeks has a cult following. The series appeared on Time magazine's 2007 "100 Greatest Shows of All Time" list, as well ...more on Wikipedia

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written by Cameron Crowe, adapted from his 1981 book of the same name. As a freelance writer for Rolling Stone magazine, Crowe went undercover at Clairemont High School in San Diego, California, and wrote about his experiences. The film was directed by Amy Heckerling and chronicles a school year in the lives of sophomores Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner, and their respective older friends Linda Barrett and Mike Damone, both of whom believe themselves wiser in the ways of romance than their younger counterparts. The ensemble cast of characters form two subplots with Jeff Spicoli, a carefree stoned surfer, facing off ...more on Wikipedia

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Superbad is a 2007 American teen comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and starring Jonah Hill and Michael Cera. The film was written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, who began working on the script when they were both 13 years old; they completed a draft by the time they were 15. The film's main characters have the same given names as Rogen and Goldberg. It was also one of a string of hit films produced by Judd Apatow. ...more on Wikipedia

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Everybody Wants Some!! is a 2016 American comedy film directed by Richard Linklater. In 1980, a group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood. ...more on Wikipedia

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