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Carrie (3-Nov-1976)

Director: Brian De Palma

Writer: Lawrence D. Cohen

From novel: Carrie by Stephen King

Music: Pino Donaggio

Producer: Paul Monash

Keywords: Horror, Child Abuse, Telekinesis

Upon onset of her first menstruation, Carrie, a bullied and abused 17-year-old high school girl, gains telekinetic powers; these unexpected powers, barely under her control, combine with pent-up rage to exact bloody revenge. One of the few Stephen King novels to receive effective treatment on the screen. Received Oscar nominations for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress. Should not be watched on broadcast television, as certain critical scenes are invariably cut.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nancy Allen
24-Jun-1950   RoboCop
Betty Buckley
3-Jul-1947   Abby Bradford on Eight Is Enough
Amy Irving
10-Sep-1953   Carrie and Yentl
William Katt
16-Feb-1951   Greatest American Hero
Piper Laurie
22-Jan-1932   Catherine Packard in Twin Peaks
Edie McClurg
23-Jul-1951   Ferris Bueller's Day Off
P. J. Soles
17-Jul-1950   Rock 'n' Roll High School
Sissy Spacek
25-Dec-1949   Coal Miner's Daughter
John Travolta
18-Feb-1954   Saturday Night Fever


Sissy Spacek   ...   Carrie
Amy Irving   ...   Sue Snell
William Katt   ...   Tommy Ross
Nancy Allen   ...   Chris Hargenson
John Travolta   ...   Billy Nolan
Betty Buckley   ...   Miss Collins
P. J. Soles   ...   Norma
Sydney Lassick   ...   Mr. Fromm
Stefan Gierasch   ...   Mr. Morton
Priscilla Pointer   ...   Mrs. Snell
Piper Laurie   ...   Margaret White
Michael Talbott   ...   Freddy
Doug Cox   ...   The Beak
Harry Gold   ...   George
Noelle North   ...   Freida
Cindy Daly   ...   Cora
Deirdre Berthrong   ...   Rhonda
Anson Downes   ...   Ernest
Rory Stevens   ...   Kenny
Edie McClurg   ...   Helen
Cameron De Palma   ...   Boy on Bicycle


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