Alice, Sweet Alice (Communion)
Alice, Sweet Alice (Communion) (1976)

The shockingly brutal murder of a little girl in a church where she was just about to receive her first Communion sets a strong tone for terror in this disturbing horror film. The prime suspect in the death of Karen Spages (Brooke Shields)… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 13, 1976
DVD Release Date: May 1, 2007
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Well-crafted, eerie, thinking man's slasher flick, about a dysfunctional devout Catholic family under attack from an unknown assailant.

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Fernando F. Croce

Every composition is more ornate than at first expected

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

Unfairly, a lot of people know it today because it features the big-screen debut of Brooke Shields.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Possibly the closet American relation to an Italian giallo.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Sole develops a very strange atmosphere... [he] uses striking colors to punctuate the grim atmosphere, and occasionally an extremely wide angle will crop up to accentuate the feeling of unease; even the sound is tricky.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
Very heavily influenced by "Don't Look Now" and about as gory as any slasher film, "Alice, Sweet Alice" is one of the lost gems of… More
David Ladd
Upon first viewing "Alice Sweet Alice" it comes across like you average Italian Gaillo/Slasher type film but as it slowly unfolds you begin to realize… More
Stella Dallas
very well done. love the fat guy and his cats. a very young brooke shields dies almost immediately
Aj V
This is a very strange, creepy, scary movie about two young sisters and someone dressed up in a raincoat. It's a good horror movie.
Alex roy
Alice, Sweet Alice is a unique Slasher film in terms of horror delivery. The film doesn't rely on the old blood and guts routine that so many other… More
A.D. Villarreal
From the actors screaming their lines in monotone to the sloppy editing it looks and feels every bit of the lousy TV that cluttered the airwaves in the… More