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Susie Q (1996)

TV-G | | Comedy, Drama, Family | TV Movie 1996
Susie Q and her boyfriend were on their way to a dance one night when they got into a car crash and fell off a bridge. Years later, a teenager named Zach Sands, recovering from his father's... See full summary »

Director:

John Blizek (as John Grant Weil)

Writers:

Douglas Sloan (as Douglas J. Sloan), Shuki Levy
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amy Jo Johnson ... Susie Q / Maggie
Ernie Prentice ... Grandfather
Bentley Mitchum Bentley Mitchum ... Johnny Angel
Tasha Simms ... Betsy Quinn
Allan Morgan Allan Morgan ... Russell Quinn
Shelley Long ... Penny Sands
Justin Whalin ... Zach Sands
Andrea Libman ... Teri Sands
Garwin Sanford ... Coach Stanford
Chris William Martin ... Ray Kovich (as Chris Martin)
Dale Wilson ... Roger Kovich
Winston Brown Winston Brown ... Brad
Sabrina Byrne Sabrina Byrne ... Rebecca Bahner
Mark Schooley ... Telephone Repairman
Lloyd Berry ... Al the Janitor
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Storyline

Susie Q and her boyfriend were on their way to a dance one night when they got into a car crash and fell off a bridge. Years later, a teenager named Zach Sands, recovering from his father's death, moves into Susie's old house along with his mother and sister, Penny Sands. One night, Zach discovers that he can see Susie's ghost, and Susie attempts to help Zach's family, and along the way, sparks a romance. Written by Helen

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Death is just the beginning.


Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Susy Q See more »

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Budget:

CAD 2,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Susie wears a pink prom dress throughout this television film. Ironically, [Amy Jo Johnson] performed as the Pink Power Ranger on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993). See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the film, set in 1955, a record player is playing Dale Hawkins' "Susie-Q." However, the record was not released until 1957. See more »

Quotes

Susie Q: [Susie Q is talking about the necklace] You keep it... for good luck.
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Alternate Versions

The Disney TV release omits the part where Teri says "Yeah, they suck", going straight on to the next shot of Zach's face. See more »

Soundtracks

Susie Q
Written by Dale Hawkins, Stan Lewis, and Eleanor Broadwater
Performed by Dale Hawkins
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Palm Tree
12 March 2018 | by taylorskates-52819See all my reviews

I'd like to point out something I found very distressing during this movie (aside from the blood, think about the children), which was the scene where a single palm tree was observed outside of the window. Disney could have done a much better job at "setting the scene" in Washington. However, the movie did a great job at portraying the typical damsal in distress (sarcasm). I'd like to see Disney create a sequel to this movie revolving around Teri's coming of age as a young LGBTQ+ individual and visionary/white hat for the FBI.


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