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Sweet 16 (1983)

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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
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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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September 1983 (USA)  »

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Sweet Sixteen  »

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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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Unsatisfying ending .... but with Bo Hopkins & Don Stroud what's not to like?
20 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A dynamite cast gives this minor thriller some real class. The story progresses in a logical manner as sheriff Bo Hopkins tries to figure out some very perplexing stabbing murders. Don Stroud plays the town heavy and Indian hater. Several "red herrings" are floated by the audience, any one of which would have proved more logical than the "out of thin air" ending. The ad lib conclusion is ridiculous and not believable. "Code Red" has done a good job quality wise with the DVD. Having an interview with Bo Hopkins on the extra features is another plus. I just wish someone had ditched that awful, confusing, and unsatisfying ending. - MERK


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