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The Impossible Years (1968)

The eldest daughter of a Professor of Psychology at a large conservative university causes havoc, and great embarrassment, for her father with her free-willed and uninhibited lifestyle.

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Cast

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Jonathan Kingsley
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Alice Kingsley
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Richard Merrick
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Dr. Herbert Fleischer
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Linda Kingsley
Jeff Cooper ...
Bartholmew Smuts
John Harding ...
Dean Harvey Rockwell
Rich Chalet ...
Freddie Fleischer
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Andy McClaine
Darleen Carr ...
Abbey Kingsley
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Dr. Elliot Fish
Louise Lorimer ...
Mrs. Celia Fish
Karen Norris ...
Mrs. Rockwell
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Miss Hammer
Trudi Ames ...
Francine
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The eldest daughter of a Professor of Psychology at a large conservative university causes havoc, and great embarrassment, for her father with her free-willed and uninhibited lifestyle.

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The Battle of the Ages! The Undergraduates vs. The Over-Thirties!

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Comedy | Drama

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5 December 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Minha Filha é Um Problema  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Christina Ferrare is a co-host on Hallmark's, "Home & Family" television show. See more »

Goofs

Abbey (Darleen Carr) sits on the stairs to watch the confrontation between her father and the three boys he plans to question about their relationship with her sister. Her mother orders her out to the pool, and just as she does so, the shadow of the boom microphone passes over the banister behind Abbey. See more »

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Referenced in Lionpower from MGM (1967) See more »

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The Impossible Years
Words and Music by The Tokens
Sung by The Cowsills
Courtesy of MGM Records
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Maltin was right
7 January 2005 | by (Azusa, CA) – See all my reviews

I believe it was critic Leonard Maltin who called this, "the most obscene G-rated film of all time." He was right. And on top of that, it's a terrible film. It falls right in there with some of Bob Hope's late '60s and early '70s disasters. And that it corralled good old Ozzy Nelson to boot adds insult to injury.

Sorry folks, but he only thing really worth watching are young Christina Ferrare, who at 17 or 18 was a genuine knockout, and Lola Albright, who played her mother opposite an incessantly befuddled and fit-to-be-tied David Niven.

By the early-to-mid 1970s, this movie's morals were already dated. Dig it out every now and then so people could see a genuine curio from a by-gone era. But as for me, if I'm going to watch a comedy from that time,I'd rather watch The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes or Now You See Him, Now You Don't or something equally deep.


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