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

This rather flat tale is about Billie Jean (Helen Slater), a relatively normal teenager until her brother's motorscooter is trashed by a gang that she slighted, and until her brother (Christian Slater, no relation in real life!)… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 19, 1985
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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 Villaca
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: 76% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
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.