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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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Why are all the boys dying to meet Melissa? See more »

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Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sweet Sixteen 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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Trivia

Final film of Henry Wilcoxon. See more »

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Referenced in Remote Control (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Melissa's Theme
Music and Lyrics by Joel Wertman & Mark Wertman
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Not too bad little murder mystery
27 September 2000 | by theehtSee all my reviews

This average little murder mystery, is a must for Susan Strasberg fans, since it gives her some ample screen time, and a chance to display the legendary Strasberg acting ability and beauty. She plays the Mom of the title girl, who just may or may not be a murderess. Okay for a slow night.


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