Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot 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.

    - Written by Rick Gregory <rag.apa@email.apa.org>
  • A story of a group of California teenagers who enjoy malls, sex and rock n' roll.

    - Written by Christopher D. Ryan <cryan@direct.ca>


Stacy Hamilton (Jennifer Jason Leigh) is a 15-year-old high school sophomore who works in the Ridgemont Mall at Perry's pizza parlor with the seemingly more sexually experienced Linda Barrett (Phoebe Cates)...

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