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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

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

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21 March 1980 (USA)  »

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Adorables revoltosas  »

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Trivia

The name that the little darlings had for guys that they wanted to lose their virginity to was "Targets". See more »

Goofs

The first time Angel and Randy go to the boathouse it is night time. At one stage Angel is beginning to undress and there is a window behind her. You can clearly see outside that the filming was done in broad daylight. See more »

Quotes

Angel: God, it was so personal! Like you could see right through me.
Randy: I don't get you man! One minute you're... shit man, make your mind up! I mean, you came on to me. If you wanted to stop, you should've just said so. No big deal. There's plenty of women around here.
Angel: I'm not a woman... Randy. Making love is... it's... it's... it's different than what I thought it was... gonna be... like.
Randy: You mean, you never did it before? Christ, why didn't you tell me?
Angel: I thought it would turn you off. Virgins are ...
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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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Worth watching!
29 January 2006 | by (A small town in Hawaii) – See all my reviews

Very entertaining movie but what really makes it worthwhile is the wonderful performance by Kristy McNicol. That alone makes it worth watching - she carries the movie all the way through. Love the scene where she and Tatum have their heart-to-heart confession of what really happened - Kristy shows true emotion. Matt Dillon sure was a cute thing back then! Also, watch for a very young Cynthia Nixon from Sex in the City playing the hippie kid. And Armand Asante - what can I say! He was sure in his prime in the looks department! Tatum is only just okay in this film but then maybe that's how her character was supposed to be. A fun watch!


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