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A Friend to Die For (1994)

TV-PG | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 26 September 1994
When popular and beautiful cheerleader Stacey is stabbed to death, who could have done it? It could have been asocial Goth girl Monica, it could've been angst-ridden Jill - or maybe it was the plain girl nobody suspected.

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Cast

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Angela Delvecchio
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Stacy Lockwood
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Agent Gilwood
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Priest
Andy Romano ...
Joe Delvecchio
Margaret Langrick ...
Jill Anderson
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Jamie Hall (as Marlee Shelton)
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Monica Whitley
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Ed Saxe
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Mrs. Delvecchio
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Head Cheerleader
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Mr. Lockwood
Marnie Andrews ...
Mrs. Lockwood
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Meridith Ladd (as Jenna J. Leigh)
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Storyline

Angela Delvecchio for some reason transfers from a Catholic school to a public school in the same town. She proceeds to try to make friends with the most popular girl in school which leads to tragedy. Based on a true story. Written by Sue McCormick

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She would do anything to be popular... even kill. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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26 September 1994 (USA)  »

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Death Of A Cheerleader  »

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Trivia

The name of the social service group the girls joined was the Bob-o-Links. Protti lured Costas out of her home on false pretenses by telling her there was dinner for the new "Bobbies". See more »

Goofs

At Stacy's funeral, the liturgical colors are incorrect. Assuming that it is a Roman Catholic funeral, the priest should be wearing a black stole and the cloth draping over the casket should also be black. Instead, the priest is wearing a green stole and the cloth is purple. Even if this scene was not intended to depict a Catholic funeral, the colors are still inconsistent. Any Christian denomination using liturgical colors would not combine the colors green (ordinary time) and purple (seasons of penance) in the same liturgy, funeral or not. See more »

Quotes

[Angela and Jill notice Stacy's friends chasing Monica]
Jill: God, they're like those women in the Bible, you know, with the stones.
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References Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) See more »

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Kellie Martin played the role masterfully.
25 August 2002 | by (Murrieta, CA.) – See all my reviews

Kellie Martin did a masterful job playing the role of an awkward teenage girl desperately yearning for acceptance from the "In" crowd in high school. Two scenes that totally sold me on how convincing the role of Angela was played was when Angela was being dropped off for the ski trip and, in front of the other kids, Angela's mother goes to clean Angela's face with a handkerchief. Embarrassed, Angela moves her mother's arm and storms off to collect her bag. As Angela lifts her bag, she looks back to her mother and gives her a classic "Why did you do that, mom?" look that I think only Kellie Martin can make convincing. Finally, after being initiated by the Larks, Angela and the other girls go off driving looking for guys to kiss. Angela gets snubbed as she attempts to kiss an elder gentlemen sitting in his car. Reflecting on her public humiliation, Angela has a heart to heart talk with her sister about her wanting to be someone else. Kellie Martin played the role masterfully!


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