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Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
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After a young girl is brutally murdered during her first communion, her strange and withdrawn older sister becomes the main suspect.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Linda Miller ...
Catherine Spages
Mildred Clinton ...
Mrs. Tredoni
Paula E. Sheppard ...
Alice Spages (as Paula Sheppard)
Niles McMaster ...
Dom Spages
Jane Lowry ...
Aunt Annie DeLorenze
Rudolph Willrich ...
Father Tom
Michael Hardstark ...
Detective Spina
Alphonso DeNoble ...
Mr. Alphonso
Gary Allen ...
Jim DeLorenze
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Louisa Horton ...
Dr. Whitman
Tom Signorelli ...
Detective Brennan
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Pathologist (as Miss Lillian Roth)
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Father Pat
Kathy Rich ...
Angela DeLorenze
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Storyline

Alice Spages is a withdrawn 12 year old girl who lives with her mother, Catherine, and her younger sister, Karen. Karen gets most of the attention from her mother, and Alice is often left out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church before her first holy communion, all suspicions are turned towards Alice. But is a twelve year old girl really capable of such savagery? As more people begin to die at the hands of a merciless killer, Alice becomes more and more likely of a suspect. Written by Anonymous

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If You Survive This Night... Nothing Will Scare You Again.


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$340,000 (estimated)
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Paula E. Sheppard, who played 12-year-old Alice, was 19 during the making of the film. See more »

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When Mrs. Tredoni answers the door for Catherine at the rectory, the boom mic is visible in a mirror. See more »

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Aunt Annie DeLorenze: She's dead! Karen's dead! She's dead! Karen's dead!
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nothing great, but a decent little flick
24 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Alice sweet Alice is a movie with a very eerie feel to it, which in part is due from the atmosphere and the low-budget. Though Brooke Shields gets top billing she's not in the film too long plus she's pre puberty so don't expect to see her prancing around like in 'Blue Lagoon'. This is a slasher flick with a little twist and a very strong catholic slant to it. The story is told pretty well and the main character(Alice) does a great job,looking up her bio it seems she didn't stick with acting. The landlord in the movie was one of the most disgusting, strange people i've seen on film. The killer's mask and raincoat was pretty scary and the film was effective in setting up a few suspenseful scenes. I would of graded this movie higher, but the dad and the cops annoyed me and there was a little overacting buy the mom and aunt. Good not great.


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