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The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them. They build a solid friendship but their wild ways begin to get out of control. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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It took them 17 years to learn the rules. And one week to break them all. See more »

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Rated R for teen nudity, drug use, strong language and some violent situations | See all certifications »

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23 August 1996 (USA)  »

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$141,617 (USA) (23 August 1996)

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$258,263 (USA) (30 August 1996)
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Trivia

Was filmed in part at Lincoln High School in Portland, Oregon. See more »

Quotes

Madeline 'Maddy' Wirtz: Where do you live?
Margaret "Legs" Sadovsky: Mostly in my head.
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Version of Foxfire (2012) See more »

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Dancing Barefoot
Performed by Johnette Napolitano
Written by Patti Smith
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from CEMA Special Markets & Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.
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Worth a rental...
1 October 2002 | by (Rockville, MD) – See all my reviews

This is not by any stretch of the imagination a great film. The characters are two-dimensional, the plot is clunky, the sound is spotty, the directing is uneven... but "Foxfire" is worth watching because a previously unknown young actress named Angelina Jolie waltzed onto the set and completely stole this movie.

From her memorable entrance, with the camera panning slowly up from her boots, this movie belongs to Jolie. Part riot-grrl James Dean, part goth Ingrid Bergman, smoldering with sexual tension-- she's simply perfect in this part.

The rest of the cast is pretty solid, the indie rock soundtrack is great, and the story manages to avoid being completely predictable... which is pretty rare for a teen flick. "Foxfire" is a schlocky movie, to be sure, but it's definitely a guilty pleasure.


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