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Purple Haze (1982)

R
97 min | Drama

The film opens in Princeton University, 1968, where Matt Caulfield and his friends are watching television. There, they witness President Lyndon B. Johnson inform us of his plans not to rerun in the upcoming election. Upon hearing of his ...See moreThe film opens in Princeton University, 1968, where Matt Caulfield and his friends are watching television. There, they witness President Lyndon B. Johnson inform us of his plans not to rerun in the upcoming election. Upon hearing of his plans, Matt and the rest of the students celebrate by smoking marijuana. An uncool student from next door is disturbed by the boys' racket, and upon being pelted with junk food by the boys for telling them to be quiet, he calls the police. Within minutes, Matt and his roommates are caught smoking, and are banned from college campus. Matt returns home to his family, where he is faced with various issues before being shipped off to Vietnam. Source: Wikipedia (no source cited).. please someone update this!!. Written by Unknown source See less
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Writer
Victoria Wozniak (screenplay)
Producer
Thomas A. Fucci (as Thomas Anthony Fucci)
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Updated Oct 31, 1982

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Oct 1982 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Peter Nelson
Matt Caulfield Matt Caulfield   See fewer
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Chuck McQuary
Jeff Maley Jeff Maley   See fewer
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Bernard Baldan
Derek Savage Derek Savage   See fewer
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Susanna Lack
Kitty Armstrong Kitty Armstrong   See fewer
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Bob Breuler
Walter Caulfield Walter Caulfield   See fewer
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Joanne Bauman
Margaret Caulfield Margaret Caulfield   See fewer
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Katy Horsch
Phoebe Caulfield Phoebe Caulfield   See fewer
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Heidi Helmer
Angela Angela   See fewer
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Tommy O'Brien
Marcus Marcus   See fewer
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Dan Jones
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Don Bakke
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James Craven
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John Speckhardt
Oath Officer Oath Officer   See fewer
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Jean Ashley
Mrs. Maley Mrs. Maley   See fewer
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Donna Moen
Diner Waitress Diner Waitress   See fewer
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Spare Change
Country Club Band Country Club Band   See fewer
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Don Westling
Campus Cop #1 Campus Cop #1   See fewer
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Steve Gjerde
Campus Cop #2 Campus Cop #2   See fewer
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Jake Braziel
Army Bus Driver Army Bus Driver   See fewer
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Jillian Griffiths
Screening Girl Screening Girl   See fewer
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Ky Michaelson
Highway Cop Highway Cop   See fewer
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Jane A. Rogers
Cora (as Jane Rogers) Cora (as Jane Rogers)   See fewer
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Norie Helm
Penny Penny   See fewer
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Bill Tilton
Professor Professor   See fewer
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Kevin O'Neill
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Robert F. Kennedy
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Todd Marx
Army Enlistee Army Enlistee   See fewer
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Lyndon B. Johnson
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Joel Thingvall
Diner Cook (uncredited) Diner Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 129 votes