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The Initiation of Sarah (1978)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Thriller  -  6 February 1978 (USA)
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A withdrawn young girl joins an unpopular sorority in college. It turns out she has psychic and telekinetic powers, and she uses them against a rival sorority.

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Mrs. Erica Hunter
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Paul Yates
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Jennifer Lawrence
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Patty Goodwin
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Scott Rafferty
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Alberta 'Mouse'
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Laura O'Neil
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Bobbie Adams
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Barbara
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Freddie
Jennifer Gay ...
Kathy Anderson
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Regina Wilson
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A withdrawn young girl joins an unpopular sorority in college. It turns out she has psychic and telekinetic powers, and she uses them against a rival sorority.

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Horror | Thriller

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6 February 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Iniciação de Sarah  »

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When Sarah comes down the stairs to go to for the birthday party for Paul Yates, her hair seems suddenly much longer than it was moments before. See more »

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First rate flick
21 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I, too, have always loved this movie. Morgan Fairchild really camps it up as the stuck-up sorority princess. Shelly Winters is suitably creepy. Kay Lenz is somehow a sympathetic yet frightening character. (Ever since I first saw this movie at the age of ten, I have considered Kay Lenz one of my favorite actresses!) I don't know the name of the actress who portrayed Mouse, but I found her performance very authentic as well. What I really wanted to comment on is my indignation over the fact that ABCFamily has a remake out now but is billing it as a new original ABCFamily movie! How can they get away with that? Anyway, this really is a great flick for this time of year.


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