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The Lemon Sisters (1989)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  31 August 1990 (USA)
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Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980's Atlantic City performing the songs of the 60's girl groups in this self-indulgent comedy.

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Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980's Atlantic City performing the songs of the 60's girl groups in this self-indulgent comedy.

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31 August 1990 (USA)  »

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A citrom nővérek  »

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$3,473,905 (USA)
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Young Franki: Once I saw my parents naked.
Young Eloise: Were they
[hesitates]
Young Eloise: doing anything?
Young Franki: Yes. They were getting dressed.
Young Nola: Good one, Franki!
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Alien from L.A. (1993) See more »

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RAWHIDE
Lyrics by Ned Washington
Music by Dimitri Tiomkin
Performed by Carol Kane
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I'm a 24 year old guy and this is my second favorite movie =)
23 September 1999 | by (Arkansas) – See all my reviews

Man, where do I start? All three actresses make this movie such a gem. I've seen THE LEMON SISTERS close to 30 times. What keeps me coming back for more and more is the lounge act "Rawhide". Hehehee I have laughed at that for years and years....probably the funniest thing on film. The story is powerful and moves you to rethink the friendships you have, and the friendships you've lost. These three are the luckiest three people alive.


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