Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

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Director Amy Heckerling's iconic 1982 high-school comedy starring Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Phoebe Cates. More

Based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe, Fast Times follows a group of high school students growing up in Southern California. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, Linda Barrett and Mike Damone, respectively. At the center of the film is Jeff Spicoli, a perpetually stoned surfer who faces-off with the resolute Mr. Hand—a man convinced that everyone is on dope.

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1982Rating: R90 minsUSARefugee Films, Universal Pictures
Comedy

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High | Reviews

79%57 reviews

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

How could they do this to Jennifer Jason Leigh? How could they put such a fresh and cheerful person into such a scuz-pit of a movie?

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IGN

IGN

A brilliant, funny and often challenging examination of teenage life in the early 1980s.

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High | Release Details

Fast Times at Ridgemont High is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and Apple TV.