"It's like I was playing some kind of game, but the rules don't make any sense to me. They're being made up by all the wrong people. I mean no one makes them up. They seem to make themselves up." The Graduate (1967) Director: Mike Nichols, Writers: Calder Willingham and Buck Henry. Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, William Daniels, Murray Hamilton, Elizabeth Wilson, Buch Henry, Brian Avery, Norman Fell, Alice Ghostley.