Joe: [wearing sunglasses at night with two other members of the Pharoh's gang] Whadaya doin' creep?
Curt Henderson: Who, me?
Joe: No, I'm talkin' to the other fifty creeps here. You know Gil Gonzales?
Curt Henderson: Gil Gonzales? No. No, I don't.
Joe: Don't know Gil huh? Well you oughta. He's a friend of ours and that's his car you got your butt parked on.

[gleefully] Rome wasn't burned in a night.

Joe

You're the most beautiful, exciting thing I've ever seen in my life and I don't know anything about you.

Curt Henderson

We're finally getting out of this turkey town, and now you wanna crawl back into your cell, right? You wanna end up like John? You just can't stay seventeen forever.

Steve Bolander

Steve Bolander: I thought, maybe before I leave, we could agree that... that seeing other people while I'm away can't possibly hurt, you know.
Laurie Henderson: You mean dating other people?
Steve Bolander: I think it would strengthen our relationship. Then we'd know for sure that we're really in love. Not that there's any doubt.

This is a super fine machine.

Terry Fields

What did you say? Wait, what did you say?

Curt Henderson

If you ever get tired of going steady with somebody that ain't around, I'm up for grabs.

John Milner

[to Laurie] Why are you so depressed? You'll forget him in a week. After you're elected senior Queen, you'll have so many boys after your bod.

Peg

[to Carol] Hey! Driving is a serious business. I ain't having no accidents just because of you!

John Milner

Carol: [John turns off the radio] Why did you do that?
John Milner: I don't like that surfin' shit. Rock and roll's been going down hill ever since Buddy Holly died.
Carol: Don't you think the Beach Boys are boss?
John Milner: You would, you grungy little twirp.
Carol: Grungy? You big weenie! If I had a boyfriend, he'd pound you.
John Milner: Yeah, sure.

John Milner: So, your Judy's little... Shit! How old are you?
Carol: I'm old enough. How old are you?
John Milner: I'm too old for you.
Carol: You can't be that old.

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American Graffiti Quotes

[gleefully] Rome wasn't burned in a night.

Joe

[to Carol] Hey! Driving is a serious business. I ain't having no accidents just because of you!

John Milner