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Flowers in the Attic (1987)

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Release Date: Nov 20, 1987 Wide

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Based on the popular novel by V. C. Andrews, Flowers in the Attic centers on such chancy topics as incest and misguided religiosity. When their father is killed, teenagers Cathy (Kristy Swanson) and Chris (Jeb Stuart Adams), together with their preteen siblings Cory (Ben Ganger) and Carrie (Lindsay Parker), are put in the care of their religious-zealot grandmother (Louise Fletcher). Grandma has never approved of the wanton lifestyle of the kids' mother Corinne (Victoria Tennant), and she has no

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Drama, Horror, Mystery & Suspense

Apr 24, 2001

New World Pictures

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Book-turned-movie skips the incest, but keeps the creepy.

October 12, 2010 Full Review Source: Common Sense Media
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A muddled and unpleasant adaptation of a book that lots of women really like.

July 25, 2002
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Audience Reviews for Flowers in the Attic

Based on the Virginia Andrews novel but without the really juicy bits, this is still very compulsive viewing if only for the fact that Kristy Swanson is in it.
June 24, 2007
drblood

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Weird and creepy and I dislike the bitch granny, then four innocence kids' mother.
November 20, 2006
deano
Dean McKenna

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Scarred me for life when i saw it on TV as a kid.
May 28, 2008
SunilJawahir

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    1. Cathy: Eat it! Eat the cookie!
    – Submitted by Esteban D (9 months ago)
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