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Lovely But Deadly (1981)

R | | Action, Drama | 1981 (USA)
A cheerleader goes undercover to fight drug dealers because her brother OD'd and her fellow cheerleaders are hooked.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lucinda Dooling ...
Mary Ann 'Lovely' Lovitt
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Franklin Van Dyke
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Warren Lang
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Aunt May
Mark Holden ...
Javelin Scott
Susan Mechsner ...
Suzie
Michael O'Leary ...
Steve Berringer
Rick Moser ...
Mantis Managian
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Denise (as Mary McDonough)
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'Honest Charley' Gilmarten
Pamela Jean Bryant ...
Gloria (as Pamela Bryant)
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Gommorah
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Driver
Wendell Wright ...
Detective Jack Domley
Marvin Katzoff ...
Cricket
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A cheerleader goes undercover to fight drug dealers because her brother OD'd and her fellow cheerleaders are hooked.

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Vidunderlig: Men Dødelig  »

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Connections

Remake of Coffy (1973) See more »

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Can't Be in Love Without You
Music by Ulpio Minucci and Robert O. Ragland
Lyrics by Marcia Woods
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Lucinda Dooling looks great and fights great
9 October 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An absolute classic for fans of mixed fighting. Actually, this is my favorite film of all time. A Young lady goes after a gang of drug dealers to get revenge for the drug related death of her brother. There are many nice mixed fight scenes in the movie. The greatest scene of all is after Lucinda has beat up a pusher, she pins his arms under her knees behind his back and rubs his throat forcing him to drink his own drugs. Simply awesome.


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