FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH
AMY HECKERLING | USA | 1982 | 90 MIN
All Throwback Thursday Quizzo & Movie Events are 21+ Only.
This screening will feature live music 30 minutes prior to start time.
Directed by the celebrated Amy Heckerling (Clueless), written by a young Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous), and featuring an all-star cast of up-and-comers including Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Judge Reinhold, this hilarious high school comedy follows the trials and tribulations of a group of teens trying to survive high school and have some fun. Based on true stories chronicled by Crowe himself, this endlessly entertaining flick stands the test of time, thanks to Heckerling’s distinctive voice.
Cast: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Phoebe Cates
“A Trojan horse of a teen comedy that balanced lowbrow gags with subtle humor, genuine insight. and pathos.” –The A.V. Club
The Philadelphia Film Society presents Throwback Thursday Quizzo & Movie!
Do you like trivia, nostalgia films, and drink? Then get your friends together to form an awesome Quizzo team (witty squad name required) and put your film and pop culture knowledge to the test at PFS’ monthly Quizzo & Movie!
Every First Thursday of the month, come out to the Philadelphia Film Center for a screening of a crowd-pleasing modern classic preceded by a few rounds Quizzo where all questions are about or inspired by that night’s movie. During the film, we will tally up the scores and reveal the winning team as the credits roll. The first-place team and runners-up will win prizes and bragging rights!