Lipstick (1976)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  2 April 1976 (USA)
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Composer Gordon Stuart brutally rapes a fashion model, goes to trial, gets freed, comes back and rapes her little sister. She takes revenge.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris McCormick
Gordon Stuart
Steve Edison
Nathan Cartright
Martin McCormick
Kathy McCormick
Francesco Scavullo ...
Francesco (as Francesco)
Sister Margaret
Sister Monica
Lauren Jones ...
William Paul Burns ...
Judge (as Bill Burns)
Way Bandy ...
Make-up Artist
Harry King ...
Sean Byrnes ...
Photographers Helper
Vogue Lady


Composer Gordon Stuart brutally rapes a fashion model, goes to trial, gets freed, comes back and rapes her little sister. She takes revenge. Written by Humberto Amador

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She believed she was the weaker sex until the day she was violated. The story of a woman's outrage and a woman's revenge. See more »


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2 April 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Violación  »

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Did You Know?


Producer Dino De Laurentiis and director Lamont Johnson could not agree on the outcome of the film. De Laurentiis wanted a sensationalist ending while Johnson favored a more downbeat climax. See more »


In the final scene with the shotgun, the edge of a green stuntman's mat (or airbag) is visible at the lower right side of the car. See more »


Chris McCormick: Stop! You're killing me!
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Remade as Edi Dharmam Edi Nyayam (1982) See more »

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12 September 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just viewed this film and found it fantastic, there was no mention in the horrible rape case about DNA, no such thing existed. This film showed exactly what a woman goes through when she is raped, it needs to be viewed and observed by appreciative fans of Margaux Hemingway, who gave a wonderful performance.

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