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The Legend of Billie Jean (1985)

R | | Action, Drama | 19 July 1985 (USA)
A Texas teenager cuts her hair short and becomes an outlaw martyr with her brother and friends.

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Average Texas teen, Billie Jean Davy, is caught up in an odd fight for justice. She is usually followed and harrased around by local boys, who, one day, decide to trash her brother's scooter for fun. The boys' father refuses to pay them back the price of the scooter. The fight for "fair is fair" takes the teens around the state and produces an unlikely hero. Written by Jennifer Valley

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Trivia

Helen Slater's iconic close-cropped coiffure was done by a born again Christian hairdresser who said a prayer prior to cutting Slater's hair. See more »

Goofs

The license plate on the Mercedes at the country club is the same as the plate shown in the close up bumper shot of a different car a few minutes later. See more »

Quotes

Putter: Far out, I'm coming!
Billie Jean: This is serious, Putter!
Putter: I can be serious, Billie Jean, please I can't stay here without you, I'll just die!
Billie Jean: Go away, Putter!
Putter: [to Ophelia] Billie Jean said I can come, don't move!
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Connections

Referenced in A Planet Comicon Panel with Helen Slater (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Rebel Yell
Performed by Billy Idol
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records
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This movie rocks!
31 May 2002 | by (NC) – See all my reviews

I love this movie the very first time I watched this movie I was 12 years old (almost 12 years ago-sh*t I'm getting old) But any way If you haven't seen this movie please rent it, trust me. My best memories of this movie, every time me and my best friend had a slumber party we would beg my mom to rent it for us, we picked our men out of this movie she liked Christian Slater and I picked Keith Gordon


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