Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Curtis Hanson|
|Produced by||Bryan Gindoff
Joel B. Michaels
|Written by||Bill L. Norton|
|Music by||Kenneth Wannberg|
|Edited by||Richard Halsey|
|Distributed by||Embassy Pictures Corporation (1983, original) MGM (2001, DVD)|
Losin' It is a 1983 comedy film directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Tom Cruise, Shelley Long, Jackie Earle Haley, and John Stockwell. The plot concerns four teenagers trying to lose their virginity. Losin' It was filmed largely in Calexico, California.
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 hijinks and misadventures south of the border.
- Tom Cruise as Woody
- Shelley Long as Kathy
- Jackie Earle Haley as Dave
- John Stockwell as Spider
- John P. Navin, Jr. as Wendell
- Henry Darrow as Sheriff
- Hector Elias as Chuey
- Mario Marcelino as Pablo
- John Valby as Johnny Hotrocks
- Rick Rossovich as Marine
- Kale Browne as Larry
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- "Losin' It (1983)". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixter. Retrieved January 30, 2015.
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