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Baby Sister (1983)

Immature dropout Annie concocts a scheme to get her older sister's live-in boyfriend to date her instead.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ted Wass ... David Mitchell
Phoebe Cates ... Annie Burroughs
Pamela Bellwood ... Marsha Burroughs
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ... Tom Burroughs
Virginia Kiser ... Mrs. Strauss
Jill Jacobson ... Jessie
Eb Lottimer ... Buddy
Ed Hooks Ed Hooks ... Counselor
Ta-Tanisha Ta-Tanisha ... Night Nurse
Thomas F. Duffy ... Michael Fancher
Ruth Kobart ... Mrs. Clark
Shizuko Hoshi Shizuko Hoshi ... Mrs. Chang
Tiffany Toyoshima Tiffany Toyoshima ... Little Girl
Albert Lord Albert Lord ... Harold Silverthorne
Dean Dittman Dean Dittman ... Mr. Webb
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Sultry college dropout Annie Burroughs moves in with her older sister Marsha and proceeds to break up the relationship between Marsha and her live-in boyfriend David Mitchell so Annie can begin a sensuous love affair and have David all for herself. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tainted Love See more »

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Production Co:

Moonlight Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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When It Gets Too Hot
Lyrics by Jeff Barry
Music by Fred Karlin
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A must-have for Phoebe fans
2 April 2005 | by turkeybSee all my reviews

As a TV movie, Baby Sister is just slightly above your run-of-the-mill. Simple plot, but interesting and entertaining nonetheless. The acting is competent, not cheesy as you come to expect from 70s-80s TV fare. And good dramatic snippets throughout, it never felt boring.

But who's kidding who, the reason to watch old productions with Phoebe Cates in them is to... well, see Phoebe Cates do her thing. And she never looked better. Tall and slim and 19, with her engagingly expressive face. If you loved her before, you'll love her twice as much after watching this.

Ridgemont was great and Gremlins was charming, but this is the one the Phoebe fan will keep at the center of their collection.


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