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Sweet Sixteen (1983)

Teenager Melissa moves into a small town filled with racial prejudice and bullying, and each time she meets up with one of the boys in town, they end up murdered - but who is the killer?

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Jim Sotos

Writer:

Erwin Goldman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bo Hopkins ... Sheriff Dan Burke
Susan Strasberg ... Joanne Morgan
Patrick Macnee ... Dr. John Morgan
Don Stroud ... Billy Franklin
Dana Kimmell ... Marci Burke
Don Shanks ... Jason Longshadow
Aleisa Shirley ... Melissa Morgan
Steve Antin ... Hank Burke
Sharon Farrell ... Kathy Hopkins
Logan Clarke ... Jimmy
Michael Pataki ... George Martin
Henry Wilcoxon ... Greyfeather
Larry Storch ... Earl
Michael Cutt ... Frank (as Michael J. Cutt)
Glenn Withrow ... Johnny Franklin
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Storyline

A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa turns out to be a suspect when it seems she's the last person who has seen her boyfriends alive. Written by Kelly Nicklay <Topaz@montana.com>

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What terrors are unleashed when a girl Turns Sweet Sixteen? See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Meisjes van zestien See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Final film of Henry Wilcoxon. See more »


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Melissa's Theme
Music and Lyrics by Joel Wertman & Mark Wertman
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pretty good horror flick
21 February 2000 | by dx4lifexpacSee all my reviews

sweet sixteen came out in the good days of horror the 80's. the only reason i rented this movie is cause of Dana Kimmell from Friday The 13th part 3 she was great in it. i was not too sure how this movie would be and i was happy with it. the first 15min are kind of slow and and i thought i was in for a long night. but it got good. strange murders are taking place and nobody knows who it is. sweet sixteen has a few nice twists you will never see what is coming in the final 10min. a must see for a horror fans. good suspense not scary though but still very good i give sweet sixteen 7/10


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