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Foxfire (1996)

R | | Drama | 23 August 1996 (USA)
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 ... See full summary »

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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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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$141,617 (USA) (25 August 1996)

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$258,263 (USA) (1 September 1996)
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When working on this film, Angelina Jolie stated "I would probably have married Jenny if I hadn't married my husband. I fell in love with her the first second I saw her." The Jenny she referenced is Jenny Shimizu. See more »

Quotes

Rita Faldes: [smashing Mr. Buttinger's head on a bench] If you ever put your hands on me again, I'm gonna snip your little nuts off with my toenail clippers!
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Connections

Referenced in Dawson's Creek: Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Trouble
Performed by Shampoo
Written by Conall Fitzpatrick (as Fitzpatrick), Carrie Askew (as Askew) & Jacqueline Blake (as Blake)
Courtesy of I.R.S. Records/Food Ltd.
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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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