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The Graduate (1967)
A quintessential 60s film about disaffected youth rebelling against parents and the whole direction of American culture. Benjamin Braddock, a recent college graduate with no direction in his life, resists his father's push toward graduate school and business success, is seduced by an older woman, and falls in love with her daughter. A movie that altered American culture in the 1960's and shaped the direction of American film, just as Bonnie and Clyde did.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
An American classic based on John Steinbeck's popular novel of the same title. The film focuses on the Joad family as they travel from Oklahoma to California in search of a better life during the Great Depression. However, all the family runs into is trouble and further poverty and finally Tom Joad, in defense of his good friend Jim Casey, rebels against society and the system that is keeping his family poor and homeless.
Public Enemies (2009)
This movie too focuses on the gangster era of the Great Depression, specifically on John Dillinger, a bank robber who terrorized the same region of America as Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. Director Michael Mann focuses on the human qualities of the criminal, much like in Bonnie and Clyde. Both movies are fairly violent and involve the main characters eventually being gunned down while just trying to go about their daily business -- Dillinger was killed outside a movie theater. Like Bonnie and Clyde, Dillinger terrorized America between 1932 and 1934, and also like the couple, Dillinger primarily used the Tommy gun as he fought society in search of a quick way to become rich.
The Story of Bonnie and Clyde (2010)
New version in production as we write, written and directed by Tonya Holly, with Hilary Duff as Bonnie, Kevin Zegers as Clyde. Watch for it!

See Also

Badlands (1973)

Bonnie & Clyde: The True Story (1992)

Bonnie and Clyde: End of the Line (2007)

The Bonnie Parker Story (1958)

Easy Rider (1969)

Goodfellas (1990)

Our Daily Bread (1934)

Public Enemy (1931)

Thelma and Louise (1991)

You Only Live Once (1937)