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The Impossible Years (1968)

G  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  5 December 1968 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Kingsley
Alice Kingsley
Richard Merrick
Ozzie Nelson ...
Dr. Herbert Fleischer
Linda Kingsley
Jeff Cooper ...
Bartholmew Smuts
John Harding ...
Dean Harvey Rockwell
Rich Chalet ...
Freddie Fleischer
Andy McClaine
Darleen Carr ...
Abbey Kingsley
Dr. Elliot Fish
Louise Lorimer ...
Mrs. Celia Fish
Karen Norris ...
Mrs. Rockwell
Susan French ...
Miss Hammer
Trudi Ames ...


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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Comedy | Drama


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5 December 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Minha Filha é Um Problema  »

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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 »


Referenced in Lionpower from MGM (1967) See more »


The Impossible Years
Words and Music by The Tokens
Sung by The Cowsills
Courtesy of MGM Records
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good movie,but bad rating
9 September 2001 | by (blue and yellow purple hills) – See all my reviews

Okay,so this movie wasn't really that good to some people,but I for one liked it.A father who is a doctor(?) has two daughters:Abby who is the youngest and Linda who is the oldest(and has the raging libido).Yes,it's boyfriend after boyfriend for Linda,and her parents watch her wondering why their daughter jumps from one boyfriend to the next.It isn't until later when she moves out of the house and gets married,only to see her father trying to find out who her spouse really is.There is a favorite scene of mine where the Linda's parents are having a party and her boyfriend brings in a portrait of her that he painted.And when he shows the family and guests,it's revealed to be a nude portrait,in which Linda didn't know!The rating is bad though.It acts more like a PG-13 movie than a G rated movie.Believe me.This is NOT something you wanna watch with your parents!

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