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Summary Amy Heckerling's chronicle of a year in life of a group of teenagers at a Southern Calfornia high school in the 1970s is based on Cameron Crowe's undercover experiences and has clearly set the bar for all teen comedies to shoot for.

Directed By: Amy Heckerling

Written By: Cameron Crowe

Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 21 Critic Reviews
61
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 70 User Ratings
7.2
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Summary Amy Heckerling's chronicle of a year in life of a group of teenagers at a Southern Calfornia high school in the 1970s is based on Cameron Crowe's undercover experiences and has clearly set the bar for all teen comedies to shoot for.

Directed By: Amy Heckerling

Written By: Cameron Crowe

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 21 Critic Reviews
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57% Positive
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 21 Critic Reviews
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57% Positive
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33% Mixed
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10% Negative
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7.2
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14% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 70 User Ratings
7.2
77% Positive
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14% Mixed
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Production Company Universal Pictures, Refugee Films
Release Date Aug 13, 1982
Duration 1 h 30 m
Rating R
Tagline Fast Cars, Fast Girls, Fast Carrots...Fast Carrots?
National Film Preservation Board, USA
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Writers Guild of America, USA
1 Nomination