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Fast Times At Ridgemont High Reviews

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March 4, 2005
The comedy captured the brutal realism of post-sexual-revolution high school life and has been imitated often, rarely equaled, and surpassed only once.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
November 9, 2004
The filmmakers' attempts to capture the "real" high school experience run hot and cold, while the comedy quotient just doesn't cut it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
October 23, 2004
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?
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
October 15, 2004
Pretty dated now, but it's early Penn.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 19, 2004
a high school comedy gem
| Original Score: 4/5
August 30, 2004
A jumbled but appealing teen-age comedy with something of a fresh perspective on the subject.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
February 4, 2004
Fast Times at Ridgemont High explores adolescent energy with elan.
May 28, 2003
An engaging 80s time capsule and an important early film for Heckerling and screenwriter Cameron Crowe.
| Original Score: 3/5
November 7, 2002
Fast Times has not endured the passage of time.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 10, 2002
It's among the coolest high school films I've ever seen, and it's one of the most representative movies of the 80s.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
June 20, 2002
Fast Times at Ridgemont High has really stood the test of time. Ridgemont will still have you reeling with laughter, and tapping your feet along to those eclectic pop classics.
April 18, 2002
May be the greatest teen movie ever made.
April 8, 2001
...largely prosaic, crude, stereotyped, and pointless.
Read More | Original Score: 5/10
February 27, 2001
Penn has a huge presence in the film, and every whacked line he utters resonates with the sheer hilarity that he fully believes in what he says
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
What plot there is garnishes itself with an array of such like-minded sensibilities that you'd be hard pushed to find much in the way of fault.
January 1, 2000
The panoply of teen types and turmoils is dead-on accurate.
January 1, 2000
The movie is sublimely funny. And interesting.
| Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Works well because we have the sense that, like Crowe, we are listening in.
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December 8, 2006
| Original Score: 4/5
July 2, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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