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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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Spider
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Taxi Driver #1
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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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They were boozin' it, brusin' it and cruisin' it, but mostly they were . . . See more »

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22 April 1983 (USA)  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Though the movie was largely set in Tijuana, Mexico none of the film was actually shot there. Doubling for Tijuana was the town of Mexico-rhyming Calexico in California. See more »

Goofs

When the guys are driving away from the market towards Mexico, and Kathy asks about the snack items they'd just stolen from her store, a bar code can be seen on one of the chip bags. Bar codes weren't introduced on retail products until the 1970s. See more »

Quotes

Dave: Wimp, I'm not like ordinary guys. I've got more than hormones, or something. You know, like a male nymphomaniac?
Wendell: I feel sorry for you, Dave.
Dave: Then loan me a few bucks, so I can go to another whorehouse!
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Referenced in The Simpsons: Homer and Lisa Exchange Cross Words (2008) See more »

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Losin' It
Performed by Jeff Alan Band
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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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