Original Australian Daybill Movie Poster Angel
Angel is a 1984 film directed by Robert Vincent O'Neill, written by O'Neill and Joseph Michael Cala. Starring Cliff Gorman, Susan Tyrrell, Dick Shawn, Rory Calhoun, and Donna Wilkes. Lead actress Donna Wilkes was actually twenty-four years old when she played fifteen-year-old Molly Stuart in this film. It was released by New World Pictures. Angel was released in theaters in the United States by New World Pictures on January 13, 1984. The film failed to open in the top 5 at the box office yet grossed $2.2 million its opening weekend. The film managed to stay in the box office top ten for several months, becoming a sleeper hit and eventually earning $17,488,564. It was New World's highest grossing picture that year. The film's cult following and box office profits were enough to spawn three sequels, although each with a different actress.