The Legend of Billie Jean

THE LEGEND OF BILLIE JEAN (15)

D: Matthew Robbins
Tristar/Guber-Peters (Rob Cohen)
US 1985
96 mins
 
Drama
 
W: Mark Rosenthal & Laurence Konner
DP: Jeffrey L. Kimball
Ed: Cynthia Scheider
Mus: Craig Safan
 
Helen Slater (Billie Jean Davey), Keith Gordon (Lloyd Muldaur), Christian Slater (Binx Davy), Richard Bradford (Mr. Pyatt), Peter Coyote (Lt. Larry Ringwald)
 
A tomboyish teenage girl and her brother become outlaws.
Perhaps Helen Slater was trying to shed her squeaky clean image or put the disappointment of Supergirl's lack of success behind her, either way, it wasn't the best career move as she, like this film, practically disappeared without trace.
4/10
 
Helen Slater in The Legend of Billie Jean
Helen Slater in The Legend of Billie Jean