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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
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Bartholmew Smuts
John Harding ...
Dean Harvey Rockwell
Rich Chalet ...
Freddie Fleischer
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Andy McClaine
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Abbey Kingsley
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Dr. Elliot Fish
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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 »

Quotes

Jonathan Kingsley: What are you implying by "she led him on"?
Dr. Herbert Fleischer: Well, my son is an innocent. Which is more than I can say for your daughter.
Jonathan Kingsley: Go on implying, but keep your guard up.
Dr. Herbert Fleischer: Well, doctor-to-doctor, you better know something, Doctor.
Jonathan Kingsley: Like what?
Dr. Herbert Fleischer: Well, I concluded her medical yesterday. And to put it unmedically, your daughter no longer qualifies as a spinster.
Jonathan Kingsley: Do you mean precisely what I think you mean?
Dr. Herbert Fleischer: Precisely.
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Connections

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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The angst of raising a teenage daughter
13 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you're looking for a film which aspires to be "high art" or convey "deep meaning", forget it..."The Impossible Years" is a lightweight romp with David Niven, Lola Albright, Chad Everett, etc. that will make you laugh, giggle, and smile. It's an hour and 45 minutes of escapist fare that will make you forget about your troubles for a while. Not everyone will appreciate the slapstick humor here, but I sure did! Much in the same vain as the Beach Blanket and Gidget films of the time. This movie won't win any Academy Awards for high-brow acting or directing, but then, I don't think it was ever intended to be a deep message film. Just pure fun!!!


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