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Book Club (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 18 May 2018 (USA)
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Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.

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Bill Holderman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diane Keaton ... Diane
Jane Fonda ... Vivian
Candice Bergen ... Sharon
Mary Steenburgen ... Carol
Andy Garcia ... Mitchell
Craig T. Nelson ... Bruce
Don Johnson ... Arthur
Ed Begley Jr. ... Tom
Richard Dreyfuss ... George
Wallace Shawn ... Dr. Derek
Alicia Silverstone ... Jill
Katie Aselton ... Adrianne
Mircea Monroe ... Cheryl
Tommy Dewey ... Chris
John Shartzer ... Andrew
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Storyline

Four longtime friends and book club members "Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen" have their lives upended when they aim to spice up their mundane routines by reading the provocative bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey. With newfound confidence, they each begin to come alive as exciting romances are ignited and old flames are rekindled. Through it all, the ladies inspire one other to make this next stage of their lives the best and steamiest thus far.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related material throughout, and for language. | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,582,231, 20 May 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$68,566,296
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Although their ages are never given, the four women are apparently supposed to be in their late 60s. See more »

Goofs

Bruce fails to kickstart his Honda CB750 motorcycle, apparently unaware that it has an electric pushbutton starter. See more »

Quotes

Sharon: If women our age were meant to have sex God wouldn't do what he does to our bodies.
Vivian: Speak for yourself.
Sharon: Well, that was not God, that was Dr. Nazaria
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits the black and white snapshot of the four ladies as young girls is seen again. Then the four leading ladies recreate the photo, the shutter clicks and a black and white still frame of the four ageing ladies is seen. See more »

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Referenced in The Film Review: Episode dated 1 June 2018 (2018) See more »

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Late in the Evening
Written & Performed by Paul Simon
Courtesy of Legacy Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Disappointing Comedy!!
8 July 2018 | by BatmanFunReviewsSee all my reviews

Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club. Even with such a talented cast of big names such as Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Richard Dreyfus, Andy Garcia and so many more 'Book Club' feels very cheap and just silly in comparison of previous comedies or films of different genres that most of this iconic actors have starred in. Plus what was the point having them read 'Fifty Shades of Grey'? Haven't we suffered enough by now? From this horrible Trilogy of movies? Disappointment!! (0/10)


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