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Foxy Brown (1974)

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

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Jack Hill

Writer:

Jack Hill

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pam Grier ... Foxy Brown
Antonio Fargas ... Link Brown
Peter Brown ... Steve Elias
Terry Carter ... Michael Anderson
Kathryn Loder ... Katherine Wall
Harry Holcombe ... Judge Fenton
Sid Haig ... Hays
Juanita Brown ... Claudia
Sally Ann Stroud Sally Ann Stroud ... Deb
Bob Minor ... Oscar
Tony Giorgio ... Eddie
Fred Lerner ... Bunyon
Judith Cassmore Judith Cassmore ... Vicki (as Judy Cassmore)
H.B. Haggerty ... Brandi
Boyd 'Red' Morgan Boyd 'Red' Morgan ... Slauson (as Boyd Red Morgan)
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

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 »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Burn, Coffy, Burn! See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Ryder Sound Services)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Filming took a total of 17 days. See more »

Goofs

While Link and his girlfriend are having sex in bed, the door bell rings, and he goes to answer the door. He wraps a towel around his waist. During the fight that ensues with the bad guys, he falls back, and he is now clearly wearing underwear underneath the towel. See more »

Quotes

Katherine Wall: What did you find out?
Steve Elias: Well, I had our boys at the station run a fingerprint check on her. They made it through her driver's license. Her name is Foxy Brown.
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Alternate Versions

The UK cinema version was uncut. The 1987 video version had 2 mins 48 secs removed from the rape scene, shots of drug taking, and a woman's bloodied throat. All cuts were fully restored in 1998. See more »

Connections

Featured in Baadasssss Cinema (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Give Me Some Of That Good Old Love
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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Cool and funky flick!
5 July 2002 | by DJ InfernoSee all my reviews

"Foxy Brown" is probably the prototype of a typical blaxploitation classic. It´s full of sadistic violence and explicit sex. If you´re in search for political correctness, forget it - this flick delivers sex´n crime en masse! Okay, because of the thin plot and the low budget "Foxy Brown" was made of the film seems more to be the episode of a TV series than a production for the theatres, but its amazing main actress Pam Grier will blow you away! Next to Dyanne "Ilsa" Thorne Pam´s my absolute favorite actress from the 1970s and I know I´m not alone with my opinion... Foxy´s hot, unbelievable sexy and moreover one of the toughest heroines ever brought onto the screen. Not to forget Willie Hutch´s fantastic funky discosoul score, which brings the 1970s spirit back to life! The world needs more women like Foxy and more films like that!!


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