The Legend of Billie Jean Poster

Release Date: 1985

PG-13|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
Restless teenager Billie Jean Davy (Helen Slater) and her brother, Binx (Christian Slater), dream of leaving oppressive Corpus Christi, Texas, for Vermont. When Binx's scooter is trashed by bully Hubie Pyatt (Barry Tubb), Billie Jean goes to ask Hubie's father (Richard Bradford) for $608 for repairs, only to have Mr. Pyatt try to rape her. As she flees, Binx finds Mr. Pyatt's gun and unintentionally shoots him. Billie Jean and her brother go on the run, becoming folk heroes in the process.

Cast: Helen Slater, Keith Gordon, Christian Slater, Richard Bradford, Peter Coyote, Martha Gehman, Dean Stockwell, Barry Tubb

Director: Matthew Robbins

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Guber-Peters Company

Keywords: Melodramatic, Underdog, Brother, 1980s, Rousing, Father, Rise