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Sweet Revenge (1976)

A young woman with a long rap sheet who steals cars for a living is befriended by a public defender who tries to steer her straight. But her goal is to steal and subsequently sell enough ... See full summary »

Director:

Jerry Schatzberg

Writers:

B.J. Perla (screenplay by), Marilyn Goldin (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stockard Channing ... Vurrla Kowsky
Sam Waterston ... Le Clerq
Franklyn Ajaye ... Edmund
Richard Daughty Richard Daughty ... Andy
Norman Matlock ... John
Marvin Rosand Marvin Rosand ... Policeman
Robert Lewis-Ferguson Robert Lewis-Ferguson ... Policeman #2
Betta St. George Betta St. George ... Woman Guard
Evan A. Lottman Evan A. Lottman ... Bailiff (as Evan Lottman)
Adrian Sparks ... D.A.
Jock Dove Jock Dove ... Judge
Duncan Maclean Duncan Maclean ... Junk Man
Brooks Woolley Brooks Woolley ... Ferrari Salesman
Edmund Villa Edmund Villa ... Greg (as Ed E. Villa)
Adele Burnett Adele Burnett ... Judge Adams
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Storyline

A young woman with a long rap sheet who steals cars for a living is befriended by a public defender who tries to steer her straight. But her goal is to steal and subsequently sell enough cars (sometimes the same car more than once) to buy a new Ferrari. Written by Jerry Milani <jmilani@ix.netcom.com>

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There's never been a girl so good at being bad. And now she's planning "Sweet Revenge."

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dandy, the All American Girl See more »

Filming Locations:

Seattle, Washington, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The car that Kowski wanted to buy was a Dino 246 GTS with a removable roof and Campagnolo rims. See more »

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Referenced in The Lion Roars Again (1975) See more »

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Say Goodbye to Hollywood
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A Forgotten Oddity
7 May 2017 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

A young woman with a long rap sheet who steals cars for a living is befriended by a public defender who tries to steer her straight. But her goal is to steal and subsequently sell enough cars (sometimes the same car more than once) to buy a new Ferrari.

Just like everyone else, I had never heard of this film until it was shown on Turner Classic Movies. And I can understand why it faded away. There is little that stands out about it, and the two stars are not anywhere near A-list (with all due respect). So it makes sense that this would be buried.

But it is not a bad movie by any means, and a fun film. Since it was apparently made by MGM, I would suspect the rights to distribute it are fairly cheap right now (2017) and it might be the kind of title that a specialty Blu-ray label would pick up.


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