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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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When you're seventeen, people think they can do anything to you. Billie Jean is about to prove them wrong. See more »

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Action | Drama

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19 July 1985 (USA)  »

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Fair Is Fair  »

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Trivia

This whole film was shot on existing practical locations. See more »

Goofs

When Billie Jean is running from the security at the golf course she gets picked up in the blue Pontiac. After the car drives away the boom mic is visible on the passenger side. See more »

Quotes

Billie Jean: [after escaping a guy shooting at them] Putter, oh my God, you're bleeding!
Ophelia: She's been shot!
Putter: No I haven't!
Billie Jean: But there's blood!
[pause]
Billie Jean: Putter, it's finally happened.
Putter: [grins] It's about time.
Binx: Gross!
Billie Jean: Be quiet, Binx! It's wonderful!
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Soundtracks

Boys in Town
Performed by The Divinyls (as Divinyls)
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records
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Invincible (Theme song for LBJ)
6 February 2004 | by (New Haven, CT) – See all my reviews

Besides having an awesome soundtrack, the movie is probably the only movie that has made me a cult follower for it.

Billy Jean is a woman who empowers herself through her innocence. The fact that she has such an unique attitude towards such a critical moment in her life is amazing.

I first saw this amazing movie about four years ago when it happened to be on TV. I sat and watched it, for lack of something better to do. I am glad I did. This movie has had such a dramatic effect on my personal life. No matter how goofy this sounds, I have come to realize that you have to make the best of a bad situation.

Definatly two thumbs way way up as well as however many stars I can give it. And whoever can figure out how I can meet Helen Slater gets a cookie- she is one of my all time heroes!


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