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.

Directing:
  • Amy Heckerling

Writing:
  • Cameron Crowe

Stars:
Release Date: 1982-08-13
metacritic icon 7.1/10
themoviedb icon 6.9/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 90
  • Budget: $4,500,000
  • Revenue: $27,092,880