Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Rating
Details
Director:Amy Heckerling
Writer:Cameron Crowe, Cameron Crowe
Producer:Irving Azoff, C.O. Erickson, Art Linson
Theatrical:1982
Rated:R
Studio:Refugee Films
Genre:Comedy, Music, Romance
Duration:90
Summary
Follows a group of high school students growing up in southern California, based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe. 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. The center of the film is held by Jeff Spicoli, a perpetually stoned surfer dude who faces off with the resolute Mr. Hand, who is convinced that everyone is on dope.
Cast
Sean Penn Jeff Spicoli
Jennifer Jason Leigh Stacy Hamilton
Judge Reinhold Brad Hamilton
Robert Romanus Mike Damone
Brian Backer Mark 'Rat' Ratner
Phoebe Cates Linda Barrett
Ray Walston Mr. Hand
Scott Thomson Arnold
Vincent Schiavelli Mr. Vargas
Amanda Wyss Lisa
D.W. Brown Ron Johnson
Forest Whitaker Charles Jefferson
Kelli Maroney Cindy
Tom Nolan Dennis Taylor
Blair Tefkin Pat Bernardo (as Blair Ashleigh)
Eric Stoltz Stoner Bud
Stanley Davis Jr. Jefferson's Brother
James Russo Robber
James Bolt Greg (as James Bershad)
Nicolas Cage Brad's Bud (as Nicolas Coppola)
Reginald Farmer Vice Principal (as Reginald H. Farmer)
Anthony Edwards Stoner Bud
Pamela Springsteen Dina Phillips
Stuart Cornfeld Pirate King
Sonny Carl Davis Businessman (as Sonny Davis)
Michael Wyle Brad's Bud
David Price Desmond (as David E. Price)
Patrick Brennan Curtis Spicoli
Julie Guilmette Perry's Pizza Waitress
Shelly O'Neill Perry's Pizza Waitress
Stu Nahan Himself
Duane Tucker Dr. Brandt
Martin Brest Dr. Miller
Douglas Brian Martin Angry Twin
Steven M. Martin Angry Twin
Taylor Negron Himself
Kenny Lawrence Ticket Customer
John Hollander Ticket Customer
Ricky Redlich Ticket Customer
Nancy Wilson Beautiful Girl in Car
David Resnik Reeves Nevo & The Cinch
Erick Leroy Burdette Reeves Nevo & The Cinch (as Eric Leroy [Pee Wee] Burdette)
David Doolittle Reeves Nevo & The Cinch
Tom B. Bralley Reeves Nevo & The Cinch
Reeves Nevo Reeves Nevo & The Cinch
Virginia Peters Restaurant Waitress
Laurie Hendricks Nurse
Lois Brandt Mrs. O'Rourke
Ellen Fenwick Stacey's Mom
Cherie Effron Girl #1
Suzanne Marie Fava Girl #2
Lana Clarkson Mrs. Vargas
Roy Homer Wallack Santa Claus
Ava Lazar Playmate
Lori Sutton Playmate (as Lorie Sutton)
April Audia Mary Anne Zalotnick - Pat Benatar Wannabe (uncredited)
Jason Bernard Gym Teacher (uncredited)
Amy Sawaya Student (uncredited)
Hallie Todd Linda's Friend (uncredited)
Matthew F. Leonetti Cinematographer
Eric Jenkins Editor
Greg C. Jensen special effects
Bruno Van Zeebroeck special effects
DVD Details
Languages:English Dolby Digital 5.1, Commentary by director Amy Heckerling and writer Cameron Crowe Unknown
Sound:Mono
Aspect Ratio:1.85 : 1
Picture Format:Anamorphic Widescreen
Region:1
Release:Nov 2004