The New Age (1994)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  16 September 1994 (USA)
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Episodic movie about a rich yuppie couple who, going broke, can't decide if they want to stay together and meanwhile openly sleep around and experiment with different lifestyles.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Witner
Katherine Witner
Jean Levy
Rachel Rosenthal ...
Sarah Friedberg
Jeff Witner
Alison Gale
Tanya Pohlkotte ...
Ellen Saltonstall
Mary Netter
Dale Deveaux
Sandi Rego


Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find meaning to their empty lives, they follow various New Age gurus and other such groups. Eventually, they hit rock bottom and have make some hard decisions. Written by Reid Gagle

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A shopping spree for the morally bankrupt.


Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

16 September 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A legeslegújabb kor  »

Box Office


$245,217 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Isabelle Adjani was cast in Judy Davis' role, but left the production before shooting began. See more »


Katherine Witner: I'm following my bliss.
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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Why Gump, Why Now? (1994) See more »

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Great Acting, "90's" film!
31 October 1999 | by (Fl) – See all my reviews

who is better in this movie?,,wellers/davis?,,i don't know,both are amazong!,,even the other actors do great,especially samuel l jackson and adam west,,yes adam west.....this will be a cult classic in the future,maybe the first non-box office cult classic?,,the french guy,who ever he is is also very good!,,,it makes you wonder why wellers doesn't act much anymore?!!,,,though not a major problem it is a little slow,so i give it a 9 out of 10.

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