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Foxes (1980)

R | | Drama | 29 February 1980 (USA)
A group of four teenage girls come of age in the asphalt desert of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley arranged with a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jeanie
... Annie
... Madge
... Deirdre
... Brad
... Mary
... Jay
... Mrs. Axman
... Bryan
Sloan Roberts ... Loser (as Jon Sloan)
Jill Barrie Bogart ... Sissie
Wayne Storm ... Frank
Mary Margaret Lewis ... Gladys
... Greg
... Bobby
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Storyline

Four best friends, with four different personalities, have issues of their own. Deidre is fascinated by her sexuality and has many boyfriend problems. Madge is unhappily overweight and has overprotective parents. Annie boozes and does drugs, and runs away from her abusive father, a policeman. Jeanie has to take care of them and is fighting with her divorced mother. The only way to loosen up, and forget all the bad things happening in their lives, is to party and have fun. Jeanie is ready to grow up and wants to stop acting like a child. Annie is the worst of them all and Jeanie is worried about her the most. She risks her neck more than once trying to keep Annie clean and free from trouble. But Annie's unstable behavior and flare ups keeps everyone on edge. Written by Anonymous

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The city had it coming. See more »

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29 February 1980 (USA)  »

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Twentieth Century Foxes  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$221,141, 2 March 1980, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$7,470,348, 31 December 1980
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Debut theatrical feature film directed by Adrian Lyne. See more »

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When Brad was riding with Jeanie, the size of her cigarette changed during shots. See more »

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[closing narration]
Jeanie: Back in the heavy stoned days, when we used to stay up and talk a lot, Annie and me, we were talking about dying, how it feels and all. I said I'd never get buried. I couldn't stand them shoveling dirt in my face. Like, I know I'd be dead, but I still might have this strong compulsion to breathe, okay? But Annie, she said she wanted to be buried right in the ground under a pear tree. Really. Not in a box or anything. She said she wanted the roots going right through her, and ...
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Referenced in The Runaways (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Greedy Man
Lyrics by Keith Forsey
Music by Giorgio Moroder
Performed by Munich Machine
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Great soundtrack & the film takes me back to the late 70's.
10 October 1998 | by See all my reviews

"Foxes" is one movie I remember for it's portrayal of teenagers in the late 1970's. As I am exactly Jodie Foster's age, I related to this movie. It deals with the frustrations, temptations, relationships & rebellion of youth. The soundtrack is great with inspiring rock eg. "More Than a Feeling" by Boston and sad numbers like "On the Radio" by Donna Summer. The music of my late teens. Yep, I'll always remember this one, even if it wasn't huge.


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