DirectorCurtis Hanson Initial DVD releaseFebruary 6, 2001 Duration LanguageEnglish
Release dateApril 8, 1983 (1983-04-08) WriterBill L. Norton (screenplay), Bill L. Norton (story), Bryan Gindoff (story) CastTom Cruise (Woody), Jackie Earle Haley (Dave), John Stockwell (Spider), John P. Navin, Jr. (Wendell), Shelley Long (Kathy), Henry Darrow (Sheriff) Similar moviesPorkys (1982), Tom Cruise appears in Losin It and Risky Business, Sex Drive (2008), National Lampoons Joy of Sex (1984), American Pie (1999)
TaglineThe last word about the first time.
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Losin' It is a 1983 American-Canadian 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 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 highjinks 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
The film received negative reviews from critics. It has a 22% score on Rotten Tomatoes based on nine reviews.
MGM released Losin' It as a Region 1 DVD on February 6, 2001.