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Losin' It (1983)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 22 April 1983 (USA)
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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Cast

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Dave
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Spider
John P. Navin Jr. ...
Wendell
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Kathy
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Sheriff
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Chuey
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Taxi Driver #1
Mario Marcelino ...
Pablo
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Marine
James Victor ...
Lawyer
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Larry
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Taxi Driver #2
Cornelio Hernandez ...
Big Guy in Jail
Hector Morales ...
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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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Comedy | Drama

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Tijuana  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Reportedly, Tom Cruise said in an interview with 'Playboy' magazine that he did this movie because of Jackie Earle Haley. See more »

Goofs

When Wendell drives through the fence, the light of the car goes out, but in the next sequence the light is however on. See more »

Quotes

[Spider comes back with a condom]
Spider: I forgot my rubber.
Spider's Whore: Did you remember to bring your dick?
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Referenced in The Simpsons: Homer and Lisa Exchange Cross Words (2008) See more »

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Apache
by Jerry Lorden (as Jerry Lordan)
Performed by Jørgen Ingmann
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One of the most entertaining movies ever!
29 April 1999 | by (Sherman Oaks, Ca) – See all my reviews

Losin' it is one of my favorite movies because it is so much fun. Sure Tom Cruise is in it, but the best performance is by Jackie Earle Haley as "Big Dave". Go rent it if you can find it! It's really funny.


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