Losin' It

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Losin' It
LosinIt.jpg
Home Video Box
Directed byCurtis Hanson
Produced byBryan Gindoff
Hannah Hempstead
Joel B. Michaels
Written byBill L. Norton
StarringTom Cruise
Shelley Long
John Stockwell
John P. Navin, Jr.
Jackie Earle Haley
Henry Darrow
Music byKenneth Wannberg
CinematographyGilbert Taylor
Editing byRichard Halsey
Distributed byEmbassy Pictures Corporation
Release datesApril 8, 1983
Running time100 mins
CountryCanada
United States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$7,000,000 (estimated)
 
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Losin' It
LosinIt.jpg
Home Video Box
Directed byCurtis Hanson
Produced byBryan Gindoff
Hannah Hempstead
Joel B. Michaels
Written byBill L. Norton
StarringTom Cruise
Shelley Long
John Stockwell
John P. Navin, Jr.
Jackie Earle Haley
Henry Darrow
Music byKenneth Wannberg
CinematographyGilbert Taylor
Editing byRichard Halsey
Distributed byEmbassy Pictures Corporation
Release datesApril 8, 1983
Running time100 mins
CountryCanada
United States
LanguageEnglish
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.

Reception[edit]

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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