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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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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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The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, an unemployed Los Angeles slacker and avid bowler. After he becomes the victim in a case of mistaken identity, The Dude finds a millionaire also named Jeffrey Lebowski who was the intended victim. When the millionaire Lebowski's trophy wife is taken, he commissions The Dude to deliver the ransom to secure her release. The plan goes awry when the Dude's friend Walter Sobchak schemes to keep the full ransom. ...more on Wikipedia

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