The Legend of Billie Jean
The Legend of Billie Jean (1985)

A modern-day Joan of Arc takes to the road in this unusual teen story. Helen Slater stars as Billy Jean Davy, the pretty older sister of the mischievous Binx (Christian Slater). When Binx's beloved motor-scooter gets trashed by the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 19, 1985
DVD Release Date: July 22, 2014
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
J.C. Maçek III
PopMatters

The Legend of Billie Jean does remain interesting and entertaining throughout its run, even if it is a bit short on plot and a lot short on realism.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Above average teen melodrama

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

This far-fetched movie munches on the mythology of heroism but is too manipulative and shallow to be taken seriously.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Has a straight faced camp about itself that makes it a blast from the past worth sitting through

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Clint Morris
Moviehole

A memorable movie with some fine performances

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Em seu esforço risível para criar um ícone de independência, rebeldia e juventude, o filme soa apenas incrivelmente absurdo, artificial e patético, mesmo que Helen Slater seja uma protagonista obviamente sedutora.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Strident, borderline campy drama, complete with a raging Pat Benatar theme song

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
I loved this movie, Helen Slater is fantastic as the strong young woman trying to get justice. This is a great adventure, it's a teen road movie and crime… More
Allison Babka
Oh my god, FAIR IS FAIR! When the hell will this be on dvd?
Michael S
Enjoyable little 80's rebel yell, despite what the critics (and most everyone) said.
Donna Dawson
A true 80's tale, starring Helen Slater and her brother that get accused of a crime they didn't commit, and end up being on the run from the law,… More
Jason Spencer
It was cheap but fun to watch.