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The Stepsister (1997)

PG-13 | | Drama | TV Movie 7 May 1997
A young psych major uses her wits to expose the deadly intentions of her father's new bride and the woman's conniving daughter.

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Darcy Canfield Ray
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Melinda Harrison (as Bridgette Wilson)
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Dr. Victor Ray
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Professor Jeffrey Thurston
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Detective Church
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Dr. Derek Canfield
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Joan Curtis Shaw Canfield
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Skolsky
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Brian Harrison
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Margaret 'Maggie' Curtis
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Sheila
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A young psych major uses her wits to expose the deadly intentions of her father's new bride and the woman's conniving daughter.

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Rated PG-13 for violence and some sensuality | See all certifications »
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7 May 1997 (USA)  »

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A Bela Face da Morte  »

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Stepsister-Ph.D Candidate Cinderella With A Twist ***1/2
16 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A modern day Cinderella tale. In this one, a Ph.D. candidate loses her mother, a pediatrician, in what is thought of as a tragic accident. Soon, her father, also a physician, meets a woman (Linda Evans) with an interesting daughter. They marry and the fun begins.

Evans and her daughter Melinda are thieves. The twist comes when Evans actually falls in love with the doctor and tells her daughter that she is calling off their plans. When the husband is killed by Evans' daughter, mother wants to send her away but this brat has other plans-killing her mother and blaming the Ph.D candidate!

The plot twists here are excellent. The movie moves at a fast pace and is a joy to watch on the screen. The psychological trapping at the end is a delight for the viewer as well.


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