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Sweet Revenge (1984)

While a major in the U.S. Army, Joe Cheever has a fling with his commanding officer's daughter that results in a pregnancy. Cheever convinces the girl to have an illegal abortion. The ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Kevin Dobson ... Col. Joseph Cheever
Kelly McGillis ... Katherine Dennison Breen
Alec Baldwin ... Maj. Alex Breen
Savannah Smith Boucher ... Anne Haggarty Cheever (as Savannah Smith)
Wings Hauser ... Maj. Frank Hollins
Alfre Woodard ... Vicki Teague
Merritt Butrick ... Capt. Paul Dennison
Richard Bradford ... Gen. George Markham
Rick Fitts ... Maj. Bill Teague
Helen Hunt ... Debbie Markham
Heather Haase Heather Haase ... Katherine (age 13)
Dana Elcar ... Sen. Arthur Hagerty
Barbara Brownell ... Mrs. Markham
Albert Carrier ... Maitre D
Thomas Rosales Jr. ... Mexican
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Storyline

While a major in the U.S. Army, Joe Cheever has a fling with his commanding officer's daughter that results in a pregnancy. Cheever convinces the girl to have an illegal abortion. The abortion goes wrong and the girl dies. To protect his career, Cheever implicates Captain Dennison whose life is thereby ruined. Years later, the Captain's now grown-up sister Katherine marries Army Major Alex Breen, and is stunned to learn his commanding officer is the now Colonel Cheever. She becomes obsessed with getting revenge for the sake of her dead brother. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bittersweet Revenge See more »

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Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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In the very last scene of the movie, Cheever stands very still, but the people behind him are in a looped section of film and keep repeating the same movements. See more »

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Good Cast Does Well
18 November 2002 | by there4iamSee all my reviews

I was quite taken in by this movie. Seeing a very young Helen Hunt, Kelly McGillis, and Alec Baldwin was worth the viewing alone. Kevin Dobson makes a good scoundrel as well. Yes, the story has been done before, but for some reason I couldn't take myself away from it. I recommended it highly.


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