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Losin' It (1983)

 -  Comedy  -  22 April 1983 (USA)
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Set in 1965, four rowdy teenage guys travel to Tijuana, Mexico for a night of partying when they are joined by a heartbroken housewife who is in town seeking a quick divorce.

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Dave
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Spider
John P. Navin Jr. ...
Wendell
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Kathy
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Chuey
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Taxi Driver #1
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Pablo
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Marine
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Larry
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Cornelio Hernandez ...
Big Guy in Jail
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Teen sex comedy set in 1965 which follows four Los Angeles school friends, Woody, Dave, Spider, Wendell and the series of misadventures they get into when they travel south of the border to Tijuana, Mexico for a night of cruisin', causing trouble, and to settle a pact to lose their virginity before the night is over, while a young woman, named Kathy, accompanies them for different reasons: to arrange a quick divorce from her husband. Written by <pataygs@voicenet.com>

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The movie's screenwriter Bill L. Norton had previously penned such genre related pictures as More American Graffiti (1979) and How to Succeed with Girls (1964). See more »

Goofs

When the gang is on there way to Tijuana, there are present era cars parked on the street. See more »

Quotes

Dave: Just get one thing straight, Wimp. We may be stuck with you, but that doesn't mean you're going to ruin our trip just because you're a little brat kid! We're going to be as crude as we want, as filthy as we want, and as gross as we want! You understand that, Wimp?
Wendell: My name's Wendell, and why should today be any different?
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Will You Love Me Tomorrow
Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King
Performed by The Shirelles (1960)
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A Good Movie With a Common Plot.
1 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this movie was pretty funny, it had its fun quirks to it that made it intriguing to watch. But the plot line for this movie has been wore down, the fact that guys in high school staged during the 1950s to 1960s want to go lose their virginities is an old story. This movie reminds me of Porky's it has the exact same story line. There is that one guy who is dying to have sex with anyone right now, there is the hot headed one that starts all the fights and the nice sweet one who is a gentleman and gets the nice girl. Also I think this movie is rated wrong, it could have easily been a PG-13 movie because throughout the whole movie the "F" word was said maybe three times the only reason its was rated R is because of the nudity is what exactly like Porky's had. But its a 1980s movie, its rated "R" its a comedy, its bound to be stupidly funny all 80s are.But overall everything, this is an amusing movie and after watching it, if you are old enough to understand, its a feel good movie. YOu laugh a lot because of all the high jinks and problems that these guys go through is more entertaining than Porky's or any other film related to the plot.


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