From Book to Screen: Fast Times at Ridgemont High

For the screenplay, Cameron Crowe adapted his own book which was titled "Fast Times at Ridgemont High: A True Story."

The film, directed by Amy Heckerling, premiered in theaters on August 13, 1982, and earned $27,092,088, becoming the 29th highest grossing movie of that year.

In 2005, the Library of Congress added "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" to the National Film Registry.

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