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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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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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Don't mess aroun' with Foxy Brown Don't mess aroun' with Foxy Brown - She's the meanest chick in town! See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Final film of Kathryn Loder. See more »

Goofs

There are a number of scenes (stable house, car, hotel) showing Claudia wearing a green harness dress. It is quite obvious that she is not wearing a brassiere in all of those scenes. In the hotel room, where Foxy and Claudia meet the judges, Claudia removes the green dress and is now wearing a bra. It would be highly unlikely that she would be putting one on, at the same time she is getting undressed. See more »

Quotes

Katherine Wall: [after Foxy presents Steve's penis in a pickle jar, kills 2 of her men, and shoots her in the arm] Why didn't you kill me too? Well go on and shoot! I don't want to live anymore!
Foxy Brown: I know. That's the idea. The rest of your man is still around, and I hope you two live a long time, then maybe you can feel some of what I feel. Death is too easy for you, bitch. I want you to SUFFER.
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Rod Stewart (1981) 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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Hilariously over-the-top, cheesy sex and violence. And Pam Grier is hot.
15 January 2010 | by Consul_IncitatusSee all my reviews

This is shamelessly trashy. And very cheesy. And aside from Ms Grier, the acting is soap opera-grade. And its hilariously dated. And just all around hilarious. And Pam Grier is one sexy bad-ass chick. Or rather: Superbad! Can you dig it?

The gun hidden in the afro was a nice touch.

So was the death-by-airplane-propeller.

And the brawl in the lesbian bar.

And the revenge-by-manhood-removal.

We get to see her boobs. Large, shapely boobs.

I was hugely entertained.

There really isn't more that I need to say.


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