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The Last of Sheila (1973)

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A year after Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run, her multi-millionaire husband invites a group of friends to spend a week on his yacht playing a scavenger hunt-style mystery game. The game turns out to be all too real and all too deadly.

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A wealthy widower invites his friends to join an elaborate scavenger hunt aboard his yacht. A remake of the 1973 film 'The Last of Sheila'.

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Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run car accident following a party one night. A year later her multi-millionaire husband, Clinton, invites a group of her friends to spend a week on a his yacht. He's a notorious practical joker and insists his guests play a mystery game where each has been assigned a crime for the others to discover. Each night a series of clues is planted in the local port and the team must solve the identity of the criminal-of-the-day. However, things get out of hand and soon there's a real crime to solve. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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The Next Move Is Murder [USA Theatrical] See more »


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The picture's original screenplay by Anthony Perkins and Stephen Sondheim was novelized by Alexander Edwards as a book tie-in for the movie when it was released in 1973. See more »

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One of the characters mentions that after Sheila's funeral, mourners immediately went to Las Vegas to see Barbra Streisand's opening at The Sands; Streisand never headlined at that hotel. See more »

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Christine: Dictate it tomorrow when you can get a secretary. You know, he killed her, she killed him.
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Featured in Film Extra: Richard Benjamin (1973) See more »

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Written by Mark Klingman and Buzzy Linhart
Performed by Bette Midler
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Classic 70s!
11 March 2003 | by (Malltown) – See all my reviews

This is a perfect example of mature entertainment for its day, made in the deep dark days of the mid 1970s when the F word was rarely heard in cinema not shown in Times Square. Saw this one in the drive-in; yes the drive-in when I was a wee lad with my folks. I don't understand why it isn't better known, but most people I'm sure have never heard of it. It's a good one. Macabre, clever murder mystery with a cast you can sink your teeth into. The clothes, lingo and attitudes are so pathetically 70s; I sometimes find it hard to believe I'm actually this old when I watch something like this. Most of the action takes place on a yacht anchored off of the Italian Riviera, and to me it has always had twisted adult Gilligan's Island feel to it all. The scenes in the monastery are good old fashioned creepy. Find me a director who can do any of this now, without showing bare tetons or dismembered alien corpses, and I'll eat my bellbottoms.


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