The Westing Game (1997)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Family, Horror, Mystery  |  14 September 1997 (USA)
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The tenants of the Sunset Towers must compete to learn who killed an eccentric millionaire and win a $20 million inheritance.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sandy McSouthers
Tabitha Ruth 'Turtle' Wexler
Berthe Erica Crow
Sydelle Pulaski
Jake Wexler
Sandy Faison ...
Grace Wexler
Judge J.J. Ford
Otis Amber
Diane Nadeau ...
Angela Wexler
Edgar Plum
James Shin Hoo
Ernest Liu ...
Doug Hoo
Dr. Denton Deere


A girl is angry about having to move to the city, but gets involved in a mystery when a rich neighbor is found dead. His will suggests that one of the people in her apartment house is his killer and doles out clues to find the culprit - as well as win $20 million. The weird neighbors include Berthe Erica Crow, Sydelle Pulaski, and Sandy McSouthers. Written by Ed Lorusso

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Family | Horror | Mystery

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements




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Written by Dave Stuckley & Derek Anderson
Published by Roger's Little Shop of Music (BMI)
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I Hate It
23 December 1999 | by (Phx) – See all my reviews

The book was far better than this horible theatrical recreation. I makes me wonder if anyone associated with the film has ever read the book. They dropped at least five key characters and then went on to destroy the other characters completly. While the beginning and the end of the movie may have been remotely simmiler to the book, the rest of the movie was a total loss. The book was clevery written leaving you guessing up til the very end with every player intertwining around the others. I was sorley dissapointed, I could see no reason as to why anyone would want to turn such a good book into such a bad movie, It was a complete waste of time and money. Do Not See This Film.

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