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

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5 April 1974 (USA)  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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Born Inga Marchand, rapper Foxy Brown took her stage name from this film. See more »

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When Foxy and Claudia are in the back seat of the limo on their way to their "appointment" with the judge, the shadow of the camera, mounted outside the car, can be seen passing over them several times as the car turns. See more »

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Dawes: What do you really want?
Foxy Brown: Justice.
Dawes: For who, your brother?
Foxy Brown: And why not? It could be your brother too, or your sister, or your children. I want justice for all of them. And I want justice for all the people whose lives are bought and sold, so that a few big shots can climb up on their backs, and laugh at the law, and laugh at human decency. But most of all, I want justice for a man, this man had love in his heart, and he died because he went out of his neighborhood to do what he thought was right.
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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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A Supa-Good Flick!
27 August 2003 | by (Orange County, California) – See all my reviews

With "Coffy", Pam Grier showed that she could cream both the bad guys and the box office, but it was this film that catapulted her to a level of iconic stardom that not only preceded "Charlie's Angels", but provided the blueprint. Supa-bad Foxy Brown is a smart and sexy renegade out to exact revenge for the murder of her lover, who was an undercover federal agent. Behind the death is Miss Katharine (played with delicious, lupine subtlety by the late Katheryn Loder), a wicked madam who orders her bumbling drug-running henchman to do her evil bidding. Katharine's aided by her right-hand man, Steve, who later finds himself in quite a pickle when up against the fury of a woman scorned. Foxy's a whole lotta' woman who's got what it takes to beat the baddies at their own game---a voluptuous body (perfect for going undercover as one of Miss Katherine's prostitutes), a pistol-packin' Afro, and, most importantly, a "black belt in barstools". Backed by Jack Hill's slick direction and a crunchy, soulful Willie Hutch soundtrack, this movie is a modern classic that surpasses the Blaxploitation genre in which it evolved.


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