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Losin' It
Directed by Curtis Hanson
Produced by Bryan Gindoff
Hannah Hempstead
Joel B. Michaels
Written by Bill L. Norton
Starring Tom Cruise
Jackie Earle Haley
John Stockwell
John P. Navin Jr.
Shelley Long
Henry Darrow
Music by Kenneth Wannberg
Cinematography Gilbert Taylor
Editing by Richard Halsey
Distributed by Embassy Pictures Corporation
Release date(s) April 8, 1983
Running time 100 mins
Country Canada 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

Four teenagers from 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.


DVD Release

As of July 25, 2009 the Region 1 release of the DVD has been pulled from the market. Copies were also removed from the Netflix rental service. [1]


The film has received negative reviews from critics with a 13% Rotten score on Rotten Tomatoes based on 8 reviews. [2]

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