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Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,092,880Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
78% - Certified Fresh
Audience
80% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$4,500,000
Domestic Releases: August 13th, 1982 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: December 21st, 1999 by Universal Home Entertainment
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Keywords: Novel or Other Work Adapted by Author, Epilogue
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 355 $1,162,149 Oct 15, 1982 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 390 $1,528,954 Oct 8, 1982 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 563 $1,538,202 Oct 1, 1982 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 951 $1,317,765 Sep 24, 1982 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,271 $1,498,743 Sep 17, 1982 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,573 $1,835,870 Sep 10, 1982 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,458 $3,251,922 Sep 3, 1982 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,863 $2,004,005 Aug 27, 1982 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,302 $2,511,464 Aug 20, 1982 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,851 $2,545,674 Aug 13, 1982 3

Cast

Nicolas Cage    Brad's Bud
Sean Penn    Jeff Spicoli
Jennifer Jason Leigh    Stacey Hamilton
Eric Stoltz    Stoner Bud
Judge Reinhold    Brad Hamilton
Forest Whitaker    Charles Jefferson
Anthony Edwards    Stoner Bud
James Russo    Convenience Store Robber
Phoebe Cates    Linda Barrett
Ray Walston    Mr. Hand
Martin Brest    Dr. Miller
Tom Nolan    Dennis Taylor
Vincent Schiavelli    Mr. Vargas

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Danny Elfman

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 9th, 2011

August 9th, 2011

This week's list is highly frustrating for two reasons. Firstly, while there's a pretty big list of first-run releases, many of which had some pre-release buzz, almost none of them matched expectations. Secondly, my internet access kept cutting out, so it took till 4:30 a.m. to get this done, and by the end I was swearing nearly constantly. (Even 15 minutes of the Smooth Jazz Nyan Cat wasn't enough to calm my nerves.) Moving on... There were two main contenders for Pick of the Week, Paul on Blu-ray and Stargate: Atlantis: Complete Series Megaset on Blu-ray. In the end I went with the latter, partially because the screener for the former hasn't shown up yet. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/08/13 7 $2,545,674   498 $5,112   $2,545,674 3
1982/08/20 7 $2,511,464 -1% 589 $4,264   $6,737,461 10
1982/08/27 6 $2,004,005 -20% 596 $3,362   $10,264,149 17
1982/09/03 3 $3,251,922 +62% 713 $4,561   $14,545,382 24
1982/09/10 4 $1,835,870 -44% 706 $2,600   $17,135,877 31
1982/09/17 5 $1,498,743 -18% 600 $2,498   $19,329,650 38
1982/09/24 5 $1,317,765 -12% 643 $2,049   $21,465,149 45
1982/10/01 4 $1,538,202 +17% 697 $2,207   $23,592,902 52
1982/10/08 6 $1,528,954 -1% 646 $2,367   $25,566,978 59
1982/10/15 4 $1,162,149 -24% 651 $1,785   $27,092,880 66

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/08/13 7 $4,225,997   498 $8,486   $4,225,997 7
1982/08/20 6 $4,034,147 -5% 589 $6,849   $8,260,144 14
1982/08/27 5 $3,033,316 -25% 596 $5,089   $11,293,460 21
1982/09/03 3 $4,006,547 +32% 713 $5,619   $15,300,007 28
1982/09/10 4 $2,530,900 -37% 706 $3,585   $17,830,907 35
1982/09/17 5 $2,316,477 -8% 600 $3,861   $20,147,384 42
1982/09/24 5 $1,907,316 -18% 643 $2,966   $22,054,700 49
1982/10/01 4 $1,983,324 +4% 697 $2,846   $24,038,024 56
1982/10/08 6 $1,892,707 -5% 646 $2,930   $25,930,731 63

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/6/200612125,745 125,745$0$0346

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/14/20111513,945 13,945$278,764$278,764608