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13th August 1982
1h 30m
Amy Heckerling
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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 Comedy Drama film released on 13th August; Amy Heckerling directed the film which stars Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn and Forest Whitaker. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $22,592,880 on its budget.

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.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 2:16pm.
Nicolas Cage Nicolas Cage
Age at Filming ≈ 17
Sean Penn Sean Penn
Age at Filming ≈ 21
Forest Whitaker Forest Whitaker
Age at Filming ≈ 20
Jennifer Jason Leigh Jennifer Jason Leigh
Age at Filming ≈ 19
Judge Reinhold Judge Reinhold
Age at Filming ≈ 24
Phoebe Cates Phoebe Cates
Age at Filming ≈ 18
Eric Stoltz Eric Stoltz
Age at Filming ≈ 20
James Russo James Russo
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Vincent Schiavelli Vincent Schiavelli
Age at Filming ≈ 33
Taylor Negron Taylor Negron
Age at Filming ≈ 24
Ray Walston
Age at Filming ≈ 67
Anthony Edwards Anthony Edwards
Age at Filming ≈ 19
Amanda Wyss Amanda Wyss
Age at Filming ≈ 21
Scott Thomson
Age at Filming ≈ 24
Kelli Maroney
Age at Filming ≈ 21
Stu Nahan
Age at Filming ≈ 55
Robert Romanus
Age at Filming ≈ 25
Lana Clarkson
Age at Filming ≈ 19
Brian Backer
Age at Filming ≈ 25
Nancy Wilson
Age at Filming ≈ 27
D.W. Brown
Age at Filming ≈ 20
Pamela Springsteen
Age at Filming ≈ 19
Stuart Cornfeld
Age at Filming ≈ 29
Blair Tefkin
Age at Filming ≈ 22
Douglas Brian Martin
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Reginald Farmer
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Martin Brest
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Stanley Davis Jr.
Age at Filming ≈ 14


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Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

17% 13-19
39% 20-29
5% 30-39
2% 40-49
2% 50-59
2% 60-69
32% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

32% Female
68% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown