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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
Charles Siegel ...
Skolsky
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Peter (as Russell B. Porter)
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Brian Harrison
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Margaret 'Maggie' Curtis
Freda Perry ...
Sheila
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Officer Sanders
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Dr. Donna Canfield
John Tierney ...
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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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A Bela Face da Morte  »

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Compelling
4 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

"The Stepsister" is an interesting variation on the gold-digging wife storyline. This is a good attempt at a thriller, but it doesn't thrill nearly enough.

All through the film, the tension seems as though it is rising to a dramatic climax, but alas, it doesn't come.

There were competant performances from Bridgette Wilson and Rena Sofer in the main roles, and generally a new and different story line. Shame about the let-down ending.


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