Losin' It

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Losin' It
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Home Video Box
Directed by Curtis Hanson
Produced by Bryan Gindoff
Hannah Hempstead
Joel B. Michaels
Written by Bill L. Norton
Starring Tom Cruise
Shelley Long
John Stockwell
John P. Navin, Jr.
Jackie Earle Haley
Henry Darrow
Music by Kenneth Wannberg
Cinematography Gilbert Taylor
Edited by Richard Halsey
Distributed by Embassy Pictures Corporation
Release dates April 8, 1983
Running time 100 mins
Country Canada
United States
Language English
Budget $7,000,000 (estimated)

Losin' It is a 1983 comedy film starring Tom Cruise, Shelley Long, Jackie Earle Haley, and John Stockwell. The film is directed by Curtis Hanson. It was filmed largely in Calexico, California.

Plot summary[edit]

Four teenagers from late 1950s Los Angeles are on their way to Tijuana, Mexico: Dave, Woody, Spider, and Dave's brother Wendell. Dave, Spider, and Woody are there to lose their virginity, while Wendell came along with them to buy fireworks. They end up picking up a woman named Kathy, who goes with them because she wants a fast divorce from her husband, and they get into a series of misadventures south of the border.

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DVD release[edit]

MGM released Losin' It was on Region 1 DVD on February 6, 2001.

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Critical response[edit]

The film has received mostly negative reviews from critics, with a 22% score on Rotten Tomatoes based on nine reviews.[1]

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