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Foxy Brown (1974)

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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Storyline

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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A chick with drive who don't take no jive! See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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R | See all certifications »

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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In 1997 Pam Grier played in another "blaxploitation" film, Jackie Brown (1997). See more »

Goofs

When the Judge is in the hallway, he is wearing white briefs despite the fact that he is not supposed to be wearing any underwear. In the previous scene, Foxy and Claudia removed his boxer shorts and joked about his genitalia before shoving him into the hallway, where he tries to cover up his crotch. See more »

Quotes

Foxy Brown: [busting into Link's apartment with a gun] Ooh you son of a bitch, you just had to tell them, didn't you?
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Connections

Referenced in The World of Austin Powers (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Give Me Some Of That Good Old Love
Written & Performed by Willie Hutch
Backing Vocals by Carol Willis, Julia Waters (as Julia Tillman) and Maxine Waters Willard (as Maxine Willard)
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She'll put you on ice!
22 February 2004 | by (Ottawa) – See all my reviews

Damn, this movie is so supa-bad it's supa-good! Pam Grier is great as the jive talkin' lady who's out for revenge after some snow-pushing honkies didn't treat her so nice. There's no messin' around with Foxy Brown! The clothes, the characters, and especially the talk (dig this, jive that) is so '70's it seems to be a parody.

What's bad about this film is the excessive violence (Foxy's drugging and raping and her gruesome revenge), but maybe it's necessary in order to have a film like this. Throw censorship to the wind and have a no-holds-barred action/revenge flick, complete with mutha-f***er this and that, pickle jar prothetics, and propeller dismemberments.

The trailer for this flick is the coolest. If it doesn't make you dig Foxy straight up, you're in the wrong scene!


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