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Foxy Brown (1974)

A voluptuous black woman takes a job as a high-class prostitute in order to get revenge on the mobsters who murdered her boyfriend.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Foxy Brown
... Link Brown
... Steve Elias
... Michael Anderson
... Katherine Wall
... Judge Fenton
... Hays
... Claudia
Sally Ann Stroud ... Deb
... Oscar
... Eddie
... Bunyon
Judith Cassmore ... Vicki (as Judy Cassmore)
... Brandi
Boyd 'Red' Morgan ... Slauson (as Boyd Red Morgan)
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A sexy black woman, Foxy Brown, seeks revenge when her government agent boyfriend Michael is shot down by gangsters led by the kinky couple of Steve Elias and Miss Katherine. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Foxy is in town, so gather round and watch a real shake down. Cause she's got drive and that ain't jive. She don't bother to bring 'em back alive. See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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5 April 1974 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Burn, Coffy, Burn!  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

During one of the scenes where Foxy Brown (Pam Grier) is tied to the bed, she can be seen reaching her tongue to get a razor blade in her mouth to cut the ropes to get herself free. 7 years later in "Fort Apache the Bronx", Grier, who plays the hooker Charlotte, can be seen killing one of her customers with a hidden razor blade in her mouth. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scenes where Foxy is saving her brother from the 2 hit men, the time of day changes from nighttime to daylight then back to nighttime over the course of 3 minutes. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Foxy Brown: The party's over, Oscar, let's go.
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Referenced in Video Nasties: Draconian Days (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme Of Foxy Brown
Written & Performed by Willie Hutch
Backing Vocals by Carol Willis, Julia Waters (as Julia Tillman) and Maxine Waters Willard (as Maxine Willard)
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She'll put you on ice!
22 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

Damn, this movie is so supa-bad it's supa-good! Pam Grier is great as the jive talkin' lady who's out for revenge after some snow-pushing honkies didn't treat her so nice. There's no messin' around with Foxy Brown! The clothes, the characters, and especially the talk (dig this, jive that) is so '70's it seems to be a parody.

What's bad about this film is the excessive violence (Foxy's drugging and raping and her gruesome revenge), but maybe it's necessary in order to have a film like this. Throw censorship to the wind and have a no-holds-barred action/revenge flick, complete with mutha-f***er this and that, pickle jar prothetics, and propeller dismemberments.

The trailer for this flick is the coolest. If it doesn't make you dig Foxy straight up, you're in the wrong scene!


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