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Sweet Revenge (1976)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  June 1976 (USA)
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A young woman with a long rap sheet who steals cars for a living is befriended by a public defender who tries to steer her straight. But her goal is to steal and subsequently sell enough ... See full summary »

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Vurrla Kowsky
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Le Clerq
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Edmund
Richard Daughty ...
Andy
Norman Matlock ...
John
Marvin Rosand ...
Policeman
Robert Lewis-Ferguson ...
Policeman #2
Betta St. George ...
Woman Guard
Evan A. Lottman ...
Bailiff (as Evan Lottman)
Adrian Sparks ...
D.A.
Jock Dove ...
Judge
Duncan Maclean
Brooks Woolley ...
Ferrari Salesman
Edmund Villa ...
Greg (as Ed E. Villa)
Adele Burnett ...
Judge Adams
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A young woman with a long rap sheet who steals cars for a living is befriended by a public defender who tries to steer her straight. But her goal is to steal and subsequently sell enough cars (sometimes the same car more than once) to buy a new Ferrari. Written by Jerry Milani <jmilani@ix.netcom.com>

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There's never been a girl so good at being bad. And now she's planning "Sweet Revenge."

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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The working title of the film was "All-American Girl". See more »

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Stockard Channing: She's Just That Damned Good!
4 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

If you're looking for a movie with meaning, this isn't it. But, if you're looking for about 2 hours of car-stealing fun, this is the movie for you. The plot is easy to follow (she steals cars to buy her dream car) and the acting is wonderful. I'm surprised at how much chemistry Stockard Channing and Sam Waterston have together (of course, you could put Stockard Channing opposite a hot dog and she would have find a way to make the scene work.) I'd never heard of this movie before and didn't know what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised by it. I wonder why this film wasn't considered good when it came out. It really isn't a bad little film. If you need only one reason to see this movie, watch it to see the development of Stockard Channing's acting technique. This woman should have a mantle full of Academy Awards. She slips into Vurrla and her different aliases so easily that you wonder (at least I did) if she has some type of personality disorder. I don't mean that in a cruel way, but her transformation into the character is so complete that you forget you're watching Stockard Channing playing a character and feel as if you're peeping in on Vurrla. When you're so engrossed in a movie that you forget that you're watching a movie, that is the hallmark of a great acting (think Olivier in "Othello" or Davis in "The Little Foxes).


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