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Little Darlings (1980)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 21 March 1980 (USA)
Two fifteen 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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(as Ronald F. Maxwell)

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Cast

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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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Storyline

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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Comedy | Drama

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21 March 1980 (USA)  »

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Queridinhas  »

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Trivia

This movie can be considered as a female version of the earlier picture Meatballs (1979) which had been released about a year before. Though having completely different stories, both movies were set in a summer camp, the main characters in Meatballs (1979) all being guys. See more »

Goofs

The first time Angel and Randy go to the boathouse she picks him up in a tan canoe. When they pull into the boathouse the canoe is green. 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 »


Soundtracks

School
Written by Rick Davies (as Richard Davies) and Roger Hodgson
Performed by Supertramp
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Wonderful funny teenage coming-of-age flick! A must see for viewers from 12 to 92! It's endearing and the acting is quite good for the age group of the cast. Matt Dillon's performance is stellar and he melts the hearts of all the women in the audience. Kristy McNichol and Tatum Oneal have a believable rivalry that ends in a moment that captures the true essence of teenage friendships. It's a great movie for parents to watch with their about to be teenage daughters, the sons may find it too cheesy. But give it a try. It's a classic flick that will hang around for many, many years to come. The scene where the girls go on a hunt for condoms is priceless! It's definitely a knee slapper. The next scene stealer would be gentle Sunshine who proves that even hippie tree hugging types have their limits. Go on out and pick up a copy. Rent it. You won't be sorry you did.


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