Foxfire (1996)



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Loosely based on the book Foxfire by Joyce Carol Oates, this film is about four high-school girls, dissimilar in every other way, who find that they are all being made to perform sexually with their biology teacher. This discovery leads them to become allies and friends. Shortly afterward, they exact revenge on their teacher at the cost of being expelled from school. Taking up residence in an abandoned house in the woods, they practice some rather sexy bonding rituals between themselves. Thanks to the efforts of their ringleader Legs to get drug rehab money for one of the girls, they find themselves on the wrong side of the law, and the chase begins.

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Hedy Burress
as Maddy Wirtz
Angelina Jolie
as Legs Sadovsky
Jenny Lewis
as Rita Faldes
Jenny Shimizu
as Goldie Goldman
Sarah Rosenberg
as Violet Kahn
Peter Facinelli
as Ethan Bixby
Cathy Moriarty
as Martha Wirtz
Richard Beymer
as Mr. Parks
Dash Mihok
as Dana Taylor
Fran Bennett
as Judge Holifield
John Diehl
as Mr. Buttinger
Chris Mulkey
as Dan Goldman
Arwen Carter
as Leaflet Girl
Ever Carradine
as Girl in Printshop
Raissa Fleming
as Rita's Mom
T.J. Galash
as Teenage Boy
Scott Gallegos
as Jock Friend
Jason Wilhite
as Jock Friend
Kaci Garcia
as Rita's Younger Sister
Rick Jones
as Security Guard
Joel David Moore
as First Geek
Betty Moyer
as Violet's Mother
Barbara Niven
as Goldie's Stepmother
Stuart Regen
as Art Teacher
Lori Rogers
as First Year Girl
Burl Ross
as Mr. Penn
Rasa Yurchis
as Street Junkie
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Critic Reviews for Foxfire

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (4)

Joyce Carol Oates and her fans will be disappointed by this trivial and muddled screen version of her popular novel about female bonding and empowerment.

Feb 6, 2008 | Rating: C-
Top Critic

The intermittently-spersed electric guitar solos make the movie a little less Revolution Grrrl Style Now and a lot more ABC After-School Special.

Nov 2, 2018 | Full Review…

About four female friends who take delight in exploring their capacity for anarchy.

Aug 27, 2002 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Foxfire

Angelina Jolie, Dash Mihok, Hedy Burress, Peter Facinelli The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them. They build a solid friendship but their wild ways begin to get out of control. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Really liked this movie. Some of the early works of Angelina Jolie. Thought she was great in it. Loved how all the girls, even though are very different from each other, come together and kick their perverted teacher's ass. LOL.. Shows you that one event in your life can bring you to befriend some people you would normally never even have a conversation with. A "girl power" movie.


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Not all that great. It was trying to be edgy and smart but was none of that. Mostly it was an excuse to have a scene where the girls take their shirts off.

Jason Spencer
Jason Spencer

Super Reviewer

an early film for angelina jolie and peter facinelli. jolie showed glimpses of her future greatness, which was the only reason this film doesnt drop to a half a star. this movie was absolutely terrible. there was nothing redeeming about it at all. it would have made a better slasher flick. some zombie should have shown up and killed some of the silly girls in this, then it might have been a 1 1/2 star movie.

danny d
danny d

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