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Foxy Brown (1974)

 -  Action | Crime | Thriller  -  5 April 1974 (USA)
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A voluptuous black woman takes a job as a high-class prostitute in order to get revenge on the mobsters who murdered her boyfriend.

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A sexy black woman, Foxy Brown, seeks revenge when her government agent boyfriend Michael is shot down by gangsters led by the kinky couple of Steve Elias and Miss Katherine. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Don't mess aroun' with Foxy Brown Don't mess aroun' with Foxy Brown - She's the meanest chick in town! See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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5 April 1974 (USA)  »

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Burn, Coffy, Burn!  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

According to director Jack Hill this was originally intended to be a sequel to his Coffy (1973), also starring Pam Grier, and in fact the working title of the film was "Burn, Coffy, Burn!". However, American-International Pictures decided at the last minute it didn't want to do a sequel, even though "Coffy" was a huge hit. That's why it's never said exactly what kind of job Foxy Brown has - "Coffy" was a nurse and since this was no longer to be a sequel, they couldn't give Foxy Brown that job and didn't have time to rewrite the script to establish just what kind of job she had. See more »

Goofs

In the farmhouse, Foxy Brown siphons gasoline from a barrel outside a window into a container inside the room. The siphon couldn't work, however, because the container is at a higher elevation than the barrel. See more »

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Foxy Brown: I want the name, Link, the name!
Link Brown: Allright, it's Katherine Wall, but don't you go messing with her, baby, she's dangerous.
Foxy Brown: Katherine Wall? What's she got to do with the dope operation?
Link Brown: She's the protection, without her there's nothing. She runs a string of the finest call girls, yeah but they don't go out for just money, you gotta be somebody big, be a big man, a congressman, a judge, or on the grand jury.
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Foxy Brown
Written & Performed by Willie Hutch
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Hilariously over-the-top, cheesy sex and violence. And Pam Grier is hot.
15 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is shamelessly trashy. And very cheesy. And aside from Ms Grier, the acting is soap opera-grade. And its hilariously dated. And just all around hilarious. And Pam Grier is one sexy bad-ass chick. Or rather: Superbad! Can you dig it?

The gun hidden in the afro was a nice touch.

So was the death-by-airplane-propeller.

And the brawl in the lesbian bar.

And the revenge-by-manhood-removal.

We get to see her boobs. Large, shapely boobs.

I was hugely entertained.

There really isn't more that I need to say.


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