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Little Darlings (1980)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  5 May 1980 (Brazil)
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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

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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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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cabin | summer | virginity | summer camp | sex | See more »

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The bet is on: whoever loses her virginity first- - wins. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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5 May 1980 (Brazil)  »

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Little Darlings  »

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Trivia

Directorial debut of a theatrical feature for director Ronald F. Maxwell. See more »

Goofs

During the sequence on the tire-swings with Ferris, Angel's hair is being blown about by the wind coming from her right. But in the tight close-ups, her feathered hair is not only perfectly in place and very still, but much flufflier than in the long shot. See more »

Quotes

Dana: [prepping Angel on losing her virginity] Now remember, don't be scared! That's the most important thing. And uh, don't... don't talk about your past. That turns men off.
Angel: I don't have a past, idiot.
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Tinseltown (1980) See more »

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On Saturday Afternoon In 1963
Written and Performed by Rickie Lee Jones
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19 February 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

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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