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The Westing Game (1997)

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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(as D.K. Hadley), (novel)
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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Cast

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Sandy McSouthers
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Tabitha Ruth 'Turtle' Wexler
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Berthe Erica Crow
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Sydelle Pulaski
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Jake Wexler
Sandy Faison ...
Grace Wexler
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Judge J.J. Ford
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Otis Amber
Diane Nadeau ...
Angela Wexler
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Edgar Plum
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James Shin Hoo
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Ernest Liu ...
Doug Hoo
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Bookle
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Dr. Denton Deere
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Family | Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements
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14 September 1997 (USA)  »

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Get a Clue  »

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1.33 : 1
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Soundtracks

Amazing Grace
Written by John Newton
Sung by Diane Ladd et al.
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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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