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The Men's Club (1986)

 -  Drama  -  19 September 1986 (USA)
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A group of men get together to form a "discussion group". They share their feelings about women, life, love, and work. The party gets rowdier and rowdier, and then the wife returns home. ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Phillip
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Kramer
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Solly Berliner
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Harold Canterbury
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Cavanaugh
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Paul
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Terry
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Nancy
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Felicia (as Gina Gallegos)
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Hannah
Gwen Welles ...
Redhead
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Lake
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Stella
Claudia Cron ...
Stacey
Ann Dusenberry ...
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A group of men get together to form a "discussion group". They share their feelings about women, life, love, and work. The party gets rowdier and rowdier, and then the wife returns home. Thrown out, the men are not yet willing to call it a night... Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Growing Up Is Hard To Do

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19 September 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Club di uomini  »

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$2,444,076 (USA)
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[Cavanaugh is trying to get Phillip to go the men's group]
Phillip: Only you could drag me to something like this. It's not so easy to get out of the house.
Cavanaugh: You just open the door, and you're out!
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Crazy Credits

Head-shots of the main male characters, the members of The Men's Club, are part of the letters that make up the title screen (e.g. Harvey Keitel appears within the "T" and Roy Scheider appears within the "H", etc.). Also, as their headshot appears, their character names and occupations are given. The female characters are credited under one of two categories, "Wives and Girlfriends" or "The House of Affections". The title "THE MEN'S CLUB" remains on the screen until the last credit, "Directed by Peter Medak", is given. See more »

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Taking a Stand
Words and Music by Peter Beckett
Performed by James Gilstrap (as Jim Gilstrap)
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Not so bad, not so good
10 July 2005 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

Well, at least it's different. This was apparently one of those "art house" type of films, as I cannot imagine anyone thinking it would be a commercial success. I didn't find it terribly bad, but certainly not very good, either. Direction, acting, photography were all OK. The script was what it was, and I can't think of any way to do it differently. One note for the ladies: there do exist a lot of guys who are faithful to their wives. Who want to be, and are. These might not be the best-looking ones, though. You make your choices, and you take your chances. Interesting, the conception of what goes on in high-dollar whorehouses. Having never been to one (in any price range) I've always wondered.

This might be worth watching if you've nothing better to do (or watch)


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