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Lipstick (1976)

A top fashion model seeks justice after she is brutally raped by her teenaged sister's music teacher.

Director:

Lamont Johnson

Writer:

David Rayfiel (screenplay)
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Margaux Hemingway ... Chris McCormick
Chris Sarandon ... Gordon Stuart
Perry King ... Steve Edison
Anne Bancroft ... Carla Bondi
John Bennett Perry ... Martin McCormick
Mariel Hemingway ... Kathy McCormick
Francesco Scavullo ... Francesco (as Francesco)
Meg Wyllie ... Sister Margaret
Inga Swenson ... Sister Monica
Lauren Jones Lauren Jones ... Policewoman
William Paul Burns ... Judge (as Bill Burns)
Way Bandy Way Bandy ... Make-up Artist
Harry King Harry King ... Hairdresser
Sean Byrnes ... Photographers Helper
Catherine McLeod ... Vogue Lady
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Storyline

Composer Gordon Stuart brutally rapes a fashion model, goes to trial, gets freed, comes back and rapes her little sister. She takes revenge. Written by Humberto Amador

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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She did what no woman ever dared before! See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 April 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lipstick See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$8,328,666

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,328,666
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This was meant as a showcase for then supermodel Margaux Hemingway. However, the public and critics alike took more notice of the new young actress playing her younger sister, Margaux's real life younger sister, Mariel Hemingway. This led to some modeling and commercial gigs for Mariel and during the following decade she appeared in some high-profile feature films. Mariel's career in film and television continues more than forty years after this film was released. See more »

Goofs

In the final scene with the shotgun, the edge of a green stuntman's mat (or airbag) is visible at the lower right side of the car. See more »

Quotes

Chris McCormick: Stop! You're killing me!
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Connections

Referenced in This Changed Earth (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Lipstick Montage
Written and Performed by Michel Polnareff, Arranged by Jimmie Haskell
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It was not that bad
7 March 2000 | by Boyo-2See all my reviews

When I was sixteen, this movie was released. I saw it opening night. I was not disappointed either. Well I saw it again the other day and it really is not that bad. Chris Sarandon had just been Oscar-nominated for "Dog Day Afternoon" and I wanted to see all his movies, and I was interested in seeing the Hemingway sisters. Anne Bancroft adds a lot as a laywer on the case. Perry King is also aboard. Its not a great movie by any means and the subject matter is obviously objectionable, but this movie is not without value.


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