Film: Little Darlings
Little Darlings was a 1980 Coming of Age film, starring Tatum O'Neal and Kristy McNichol as two girls at summer camp who make a bet on who will lose her virginity first.
Some tropes associated with the film include:
- All Girls Want Bad Boys: Matt Dillon WAS this trope in The Eighties.
- Coming of Age: The movie is about both girls learning about the intersection of love and sex.
- Deadpan Snarker: Ferris.
- Did They or Didn't They?: Both girls leave a lot of questions unanswered, which is part of their learning experience.
- The Eighties: Although it would have been filmed earlier than its 1980 release, so more The Seventies. But look at the feathered hair and running shorts!
- Female Gaze: Angel checking out Randy's ass. Along with some Fanservice when Randy strips down to his tighty whiteys.
- Food Fight: The campers have one.
- Girl Posse: The campers, a Blonde, Brunette, Redhead combination (Sunshine, Carrots, Cinder).
- Granola Girl: Sunshine, played by a very young Cynthia Nixon.
- Hypocrite: Angel's mom. "I don't want you smoking."
- May-December Romance: Ferris has her sights on a much older camp employee.
- Sex as Rite-of-Passage
- Tomboy and Girly Girl: Angel and Ferris, respectively.