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Writer:
Jack Hill (written by)
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Release Date:
5 April 1974 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Don't mess aroun' with Foxy Brown See more »
Plot:
A voluptuous black woman takes a job as a high-class prostitute in order to get revenge on the mobsters who murdered her boyfriend. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
An awesome action, chick-flick with sweet soul/funk music See more (50 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Pam Grier ... Foxy Brown

Antonio Fargas ... Link Brown

Peter Brown ... Steve Elias

Terry Carter ... Michael Anderson
Kathryn Loder ... Katherine Wall
Harry Holcombe ... Judge Fenton

Sid Haig ... Hays
Juanita Brown ... Claudia
Sally Ann Stroud ... Deb

Bob Minor ... Oscar
Tony Giorgio ... Eddie

Fred Lerner ... Bunyon
Judith Cassmore ... Vicki (as Judy Cassmore)

H.B. Haggerty ... Brandi
Boyd 'Red' Morgan ... Slauson (as Boyd Red Morgan)
Jack Bernardi ... Tedesco
Robert Nadder ... Chemist
Brenda Venus ... Jennifer
Kimberly Hyde ... Arabella

Jon Cedar ... Dr. Chase
Ed Knight ... Adams
Esther Sutherland ... Nurse Crockett
Mary Foran ... Bartender
Jeannie Epper ... Bobbie
Stephanie Epper ... Jackie
Peaches Jones ... Barbara
Helen Boll ... Large Lady

Conrad Bachmann ... Roy
Russ Grieve ... George
Rodney Grier ... Dawes

Roydon Clark ... Sly (as Roydon E. Clark)
Don Gazzaniga ... O'Brien
Jay Fletcher ... Taco Cook
Gary Wright ... 1st Cop
Fred Murphy ... 2nd Cop
Edward Cross ... Willard
Larry Kinley Jr. ... Jason
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Colleen Brennan ... Hooker (uncredited)

Directed by
Jack Hill 
 
Writing credits
Jack Hill (written by)

Produced by
Buzz Feitshans .... producer
 
Original Music by
Willie Hutch 
 
Cinematography by
Brick Marquard 
 
Film Editing by
Chuck McClelland 
 
Casting by
Betty Martin 
 
Art Direction by
Kirk Axtell  (as Kirk Axtel)
 
Set Decoration by
Charles B. Pierce  (as Charles Pierce)
 
Makeup Department
John Norin .... makeup artist
Mary Skolnik .... hair stylist
Bette Iverson .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Frank Beetson .... production manager
Salvatore Billitteri .... post-production supervisor
David Sheldon .... production supervisor: AIP
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Frank Beetson .... first assistant director
Michael Messinger .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Richard Evans .... assistant prop man
Tom Fairbanks .... property master (as Thomas Fairbanks)
Carlos Mora .... leadman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
John Dignan .... sound mixer
Bill Marky .... boom man (as William Marky)
 
Special Effects by
Roy L. Downey .... special effects (as Roy Downey)
 
Stunts
Fred Carson .... stunt double
Bob Minor .... stunt coordinator
Ernest Robinson .... stunt performer
Roydon Clark .... stunts (uncredited)
Jadie David .... stunts (uncredited)
Jeannie Epper .... stunts (uncredited)
Stephanie Epper .... stunts (uncredited)
Kevin N. Johnston .... stunts (uncredited)
Peaches Jones .... stunts (uncredited)
Fred Lerner .... stunts (uncredited)
Boyd 'Red' Morgan .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Vee Bodrero .... camera operator
Frank P. Flynn .... key grip (as Frank Flynn)
Gene Kearney .... grip
Calvin Maehl .... best boy electric
Ross A. Maehl .... gaffer
Richard Marks .... second assistant camera
Les Martin .... first assistant camera
Roland Bell .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Beverly Israel .... casting secretary (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lynette Bernay .... wardrobe woman (as Lynn Bernay)
James M. George .... wardrobe supervisor (as James George)
Ruthie West .... wardrobe: Miss Grier
 
Editorial Department
Bill Berry .... negative cutter
Jeff Chaves .... colorist (digital color correction)
Hy Friedman .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Willie Hutch .... conductor
Willie Hutch .... music arranger
Willie Hutch .... music producer
Ernie Watts .... musician: flute
 
Transportation Department
Paul Casella Jr. .... transportation captain
Walt Freitas .... transportation driver (uncredited)
Jerry F. Johnson .... transportation driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Irene Barbas .... assistant to producer
Irene Barbas .... production secretary
Donald Heitzer .... location associate (as Don Heitzer)
Anita Mann .... main title choreography
Jake McKinney .... publicity man (as J.K. McKinney)
Karen Rasch .... script supervisor
Paul Roedl .... auditor
Elaine Gyorke .... production assistant (uncredited)
Homer Sharavsky .... craft service (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
94 min | Germany:87 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | Australia:R | Canada:R | Finland:K-16 (1998) | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:16 | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:18 (video rating) (1987) | USA:R (certificate #23883) | West Germany:18

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Charles Napier turned down a part in the film.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: There are a number of scenes (stable house, car, hotel) showing Claudia wearing a green harness dress. It is quite obvious that she is not wearing a brassiere in all of those scenes. In the hotel room, where Foxy and Claudia meet the judges, Claudia removes the green dress and is now wearing a bra. It would be highly unlikely that she would be putting one on, at the same time she is getting undressed.See more »
Quotes:
Katherine Wall:It's that woman... she did it!See more »
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Soundtrack:
Foxy BrownSee more »

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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
An awesome action, chick-flick with sweet soul/funk music, 2 May 2009
Author: Julia Arsenault (ja_kitty_71) from Canada

After watching this film, I love it, it is an awesome action, chick-flick with sweet soul/funk music. Now I know what you are thinking: when I said "chick-flick," well I meant that chick-flicks aren't just about romance, comedies or films about girlfriends. They are about women, and the love and tragedies they go through; also about the bad-a** women like our Foxy Brown.

Well anyway, this film starts with a street hustler named Link Brown, cringing in a bar full of police officers, he's trying to wait out a bunch of thugs who want to beat him for holding out on a loan from losses incurred from street gambling schemes. In desperation he calls his tough sister Foxy to bail him out yet again. Foxy runs some of the thugs into the river in her car. Afterwards, Link pleads to her that he'll live the straight life if he can hide out at her pad for a while. Foxy reluctantly agrees.

Later, Foxy goes to visit her boyfriend in hospital. He name is Dalton Ford, an undercover officer who has been investigating the same crime-ring that Link owed money to. The hoodlums thought they'd killed him, but he really ended up in hospital for plastic surgery to give him a new and safe identity. Emerging as handsome Michael Anderson, he and Foxy hope to start life anew. On the streets, they encounter a black gang who beat and run drug pushers out of town. Foxy introduces Michael to the freeloading Link, and Link acts suspicious. Links leaves Michael and Foxy to themselves, but later looks at some newspaper cuttings and adds two and two together. There is an enormous debt to pay ... and this kind of information could clear that debt. No sooner does Foxy think her life will be smooth, than Michael crashes through her door, breathing his last and shot to death. With some detective work, the grieving and raging Foxy soon tracks Link down at his white girlfriend's, and as they snort coke she storms in on them. Livid with anger, Foxy won't kill her own brother, but she does force the identity of Michael's killers out of him, then force him to leave the city. And so Foxy is out for vengeance.

So that is all I am tellin' you folks, you will have to see the film for yourself, and see how it ends. I also recommend it for fans of soul/funk music (the music and songs by Willie Hutch), seventies cinema or blaxploitation cinema. Of course I would say "Soul Cinema" because the term "blaxploitation" sounds kind of offensive to me, I mean come on! Barrack Obama is the new President of the US, and he is a black man...what would he and others like him think?

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