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Sweet 16 (1983)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  September 1983 (USA)
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Teenager Melissa moves into a small town filled with racial prejudice and bullying and each time she meets up with one of the boys in town, they end up murdered - but who is the killer?

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Sheriff Dan Burke
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Joanne Morgan
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Dr. John Morgan
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Billy Franklin
Dana Kimmell ...
Marci Burke
Don Shanks ...
Jason Longshadow
Aleisa Shirley ...
Melissa Morgan
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Hank Burke
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Kathy Hopkins
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Jimmy
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George Martin
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Greyfeather
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Earl
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Frank (as Michael J. Cutt)
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Johnny Franklin
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A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa turns out to be a suspect when it seems she's the last person who has seen her boyfriends alive. Written by Kelly Nicklay <Topaz@montana.com>

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What terrors are unleashed when a girl Turns Sweet Sixteen? See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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September 1983 (USA)  »

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Sweet Sixteen  »

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Trivia

Patrick Macnee replaced Leslie Nielsen, who was forced to withdraw from the film because of scheduling problem. See more »

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Referenced in Remote Control (1988) See more »

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Melissa's Theme
Music and Lyrics by Joel Wertman & Mark Wertman
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Good Horror/Mystery Film
28 August 2000 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Sweet Sixteen is a mysterious film that is often enjoyable. Not often is the horror genre mixed with mystery, but in the case of Sweet Sixteen. The film revolves around Melissa, a girl becoming sixteen. The boys adore her...but they can't seem to be around her for long. As the tagline goes, everyone is DYING to meet her. Every boy around Melissa dies soon after meeting her. Southern Sheriff Bo Hopkins is once again a treat to watch, as he plays the role for the hundredth time. The film isn't as obvious as you might think, and it holds your interest until the end. Few flaws in the film make it an enjoyable viewing. You'll enjoy the film and its shocking climax. The acting is up to par, and the film is as well. Enjoy!!


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