Universal Pictures | Release Date: August 13, 1982 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Generally favorable reviews based on 21 Critic Reviews
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I was surprised at how not-bad it is. It may fall into the category of youth-exploitation movies, but it isn't assaultive, and it's certainly likable. [1 Nov 1982, p.146]
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Miami HeraldTerry Kelleher
Fast Times at Ridgemont High could have been the sleeper success of the summer, but uncertainty of tone and a lame, derivative ending reduce it to the status of a missed opportunity. [13 Aug 1982, p.D6]