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Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 25 December 1986 (USA)
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Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to ... See full summary »

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Kate
Stacey Glick ...
Laurie
Lisa Waltz ...
Nora
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Blanche
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Jack
Brian Drillinger ...
Stanley
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Frank Murphy
Bette Henritze ...
Mrs. Murphy
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Mr. Stroheim
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Mr. Greenblatt
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Mrs. Laski
Alan Weeks ...
Andrew
Marilyn Cooper ...
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Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to and admires. He goes through the hardships of puberty, sexual fantasy, and living the life of a poor boy in a crowded house. Written by Jason Ihle <jrihl@conncoll.edu>

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Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,957,943 (USA)
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Jason Alexander plays one of the men in the pool hall who con Stanley. On Broadway, he played the role of Stanley in the sequel to Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986), Broadway Bound (1992). See more »

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[Eugene is watching his neighbor undress through a mini telescope]
Stanley: What are you doing?
Eugene: Astronomy. I have to bring in a report tomorrow.
Stanley: Let me know when she gets to the Milky Way.
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Referenced in One True Thing (1998) See more »

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Good Morning Glory
Written by Mack Gordon and Harry Revel
Performed by George Hall and His Orchestra
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Who's gonna get blamed for the war in europe?
6 August 2000 | by (Liverpool, England) – See all my reviews

Brilliant! Eugene is just like any 15 year old boy. Silverman comes out with some very funny lines with his mother : 'Theres a bone in my throat' 'THERE ARE NO BONES IN LOVER!' And when they are sat at the table at dinner Voice over-'The tension was so tense i would of cut my wrists but the liver had blunted the knifes'

So if you haven't seen this film go and see right now.

Go and search for and see the golden palace in the himalayes!


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