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The Men's Club (1986)

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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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
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Redhead
Penny Baker ...
Lake
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Stella
Claudia Cron ...
Stacey
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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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Drama

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19 September 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Club de hombres  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,146,992 (USA) (21 September 1986)

Gross:

$2,444,076 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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The cast includes 5 Academy Award nominated actors: Harvey Keitel, Frank Langella, Roy Scheider, Stockard Channing and Jennifer Jason Leigh. See more »

Quotes

Cavanaugh: Go ahead. Pick up the phone. Make an ass of yourself.
[In a mocking tone]
Cavanaugh: Hello, Hannah! I got laid tonight. Is that ok with you, darling?
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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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9 March 2000 | by (Oakland, California) – See all my reviews

It's not that the ideas in this movie are so dumb, it's just that they are so unambiguously presented. You actually notice the drama getting more subtle and complex when the brothel madam starts talking through a doll. It's too bad, because Roy Scheider really tries to make something of his part. He must have been holding his breath between takes because he has the expression of a man performing a field autopsy. Paul Schrader should re-write this lurid chewathon for Jimmy Smits. There's an actor who can spin gold out of lint.


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