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Foxy Brown (1974)

R  |   |  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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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Burn, Coffy, Burn!  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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Kathryn Loder's last film. See more »

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In the scene at Miss Catherine's place, there are a few stated references to it being nighttime. Yet when they go outside, it's obviously still daytime based on the visible light in the scene. See more »

Quotes

Foxy Brown: [to Link] Now I only got so much control, and you'd better tell me who they are, or I'm liable to put one of these between your eyes, no matter what mama'd say.
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Damn Maltin, this is the s**t!
23 August 1999 | by (The Land of Mortis) – See all my reviews

Foxy Brown is one of Pam Grier's best blaxploitation movies (topped only by Coffy). From the James Bondish opening sequence of Pam dancing to the "Foxy Brown" theme song, to Antonio Fargas ("That's my sister...and she's a whole lotta woman!") to the spectacular ending which I will not spoil, this is a must see for any a) Pam Grier fan b)blaxploitation fan c)anybody who wants to see a strong female character beat the crap out of her opponents. That being said, it does feature the standard "Grier sleeps her way to the top of crime syndicate", a plot ripped off of Coffy. With scenes like the famous "Afro as holster" sequence and the inclusion of a Black Panther-esque anti-drug group this movie is fun from start to finish. Don't believe that Maltin; Mr. Charlie gave LaserBlast a better rating; he gave Sheba Baby, which is awful, a better rating. See Foxy Brown tonite!


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