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The Last of Sheila (1973)

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A year after Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run, her multi-millionaire husband invites a group of friends to spend a week on his yacht playing a scavenger hunt-style mystery game. The game turns out to be all too real and all too deadly.

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Herbert Ross
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Richard Benjamin ... Tom
Dyan Cannon ... Christine
James Coburn ... Clinton Green
Joan Hackett ... Lee
James Mason ... Philip
Ian McShane ... Anthony
Raquel Welch ... Alice
Yvonne Romain ... Sheila Green (as Yvonne Romaine)
Pierre Rosso Pierre Rosso ... Vittorio
Serge Citon Serge Citon ... Guido
Robert Rossi Robert Rossi ... Captain
Elaine Geisinger Elaine Geisinger ... American Wife
Elliot Geisinger Elliot Geisinger ... American Husband
Jack Pugeat Jack Pugeat ... Silver Salesman
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Storyline

Sheila Green is killed in a hit-and-run car accident while walking home from a party one night. A year later, her multi-millionaire husband, Clinton, invites a group of friends to spend a week with him on his yacht. Clinton loves to play elaborate games and he assigns everyone a secret - one is an alcoholic, another an informer and so on - that they are not to share with anyone. Every day for the next six days, they will call into a port where they will be given clues to discover one person's secret. The game takes a deadly twist when a murder tales place and it all has to do with the game they have been playing and the secrets that Clinton assigned at the outset. It all seems solved but all is not what it appears. Written by garykmcd

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Any number can play. Any number can die. See more »


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PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

14 June 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El fin de Sheila See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Annabel Davis-Goff: (continuity) as James Mason's secretary. See more »

Goofs

Crew and lighting equipment reflected in Clinton's sunglasses after he takes the picture on the dock. See more »

Quotes

Christine: There's nothing worst than a hustler with bad timing.
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References Love Story (1970) See more »

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Friends
Written by Mark Klingman and Buzzy Linhart
Performed by Bette Midler
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Deliciously dark humour blends well with mystery
7 March 2000 | by aromatic-2See all my reviews

Great performances, marvelous dialogue and a deliciously dark sense of humour makes this one loads of fun for repeated viewings. The ensemble cast works very well together, and the brain candy never stops. And the payoff is well worth waiting for. Never has a song punctuated the final scene so well.


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