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Little Darlings (1980)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  21 March 1980 (USA)
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Two 15-year old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ferris
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Gary
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Randy
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Ms. Bright (as Maggie Blye)
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Mr. Whitney
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Cinder
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Dana
Abby Bluestone ...
Chubby
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Sunshine
Simone Schachter ...
Carrots
Jenn Thompson ...
Penelope
Troas Hayes ...
Diane
Mary Betten ...
Miss Nichols
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Mrs. Whitney
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Fifteen year olds Ferris Whitney and Angel Bright meet when they attend the same summer camp and are assigned the bunks next to each other in the same cabin. It's hate at first sight as they are seemingly polar opposites: romantic and literate Ferris comes from a wealthy and thus privileged background, while streetwise and chain-smoking Angel is from the proverbial wrong side of the tracks. But they share one similarity: they are both virgins, the only ones of their age in their cabin. Due to pressure from their cabin mates, most specifically the aggressive Cinder Carlson, the two enter into a bet on who will lose their virginity first and by the end of the summer. Ferris, who initially seems more interested in the pursuit of the opposite sex, quickly sets her sights on Gary Callahan, the much older coach at the camp. But Angel finds her own target, namely Randy Adams, an equally streetwise boy attending the camp across the lake. The process becomes a bonding exercise for the two ... Written by Huggo

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21 March 1980 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Kristy McNichol took up smoking as part of the preparation for the role, but couldn't quit the habit. See more »

Goofs

While in the restroom, Cinder tells the others, "I was the 'before' girl in the Tidy Tangles Creme Rinse commercial." Later in the cabin, when offering up her residual check, she says, "Compliments of Tidy Curl" instead of Tidy Tangles. See more »

Quotes

Angel: I have to talk to you.
Ms. Bright: Uh huh, about what?
Angel: I think you better straighten your act out. What's this crap about sex being nothing?
Ms. Bright: I don't know. I don't understand. What do you mean?
Angel: You've been hanging around creeps.
Ms. Bright: Angel! That's not a very nice thing to say to your mom.
Angel: I'm gonna keep my eye on you.
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Crazy Credits

Marianne Gordon is listed in the credits as Mrs. Whitney. The actress filmed scenes as Ferris Whitney's (Tatum O'Neal) mother but her scenes were cut from the film. They gave her the credit as a courtesy! See more »

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Shake It
Written by Terence Boylan
Performed by Iain Matthews (as Ian Matthews)
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I Have Never Forgotten This Movie!
12 November 2001 | by (Noth Hollywood, CA) – See all my reviews

I still remember the first time I saw this movie. It was a sneak preview with Steven Spielberg's occasionally funny comedy "1941." I still remember filling out my preview card rating Tatum O'Neal and Matt Dillon as "Very Good" but rating Kristy McNichol as "Excellent." At the time, I thought I would see the movie once and forget about it. I have seen the movie many, many times and I have never forgotten it. The late Gene Siskel said in his TV review of the movie that it was really two movies, a broad "Animal House" type comedy with food fights and condom jokes (which it is) and a very good coming of age story (which it is). When Matt Dillon was recently on the Bravo series "Inside the Actor's Studio," Dillon heard so many students say they liked this film, he actually said they ought to do a sequel. I hope they don't. I think he was really surprised to hear people praise this movie twenty years later. Some films stay with you and this is one of them. Interesting to see Cynthia Nixon on the HBO series "Sex And The City" after doing this project.


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