In the 1960s, a group of friends at an all girls school learn that their school is going to be combined with a nearby all boys school. They concoct a plan to save their school while dealing with everyday problems along the way.
This comedy with much Jewish humor is about the widows Doris, Ester and Lucille, who's husbands died one after another in just a few years. The 3 friends in their 50s react quite ... See full summary »
Roberta, Teeny, Samantha and Chrissy have been busy growing up, but they always remembered the promise they made to be there for each other. Now they're together again to relive the greatest summer of their lives. Written by
Scenes in which the girls ran a carnival to raise money for their clubhouse were cut from the film. See more »
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Thomas Wolfe once said you can't go home again. Well, that's great for old Tom. But he wasn't a chick who made a pact with her friends when she was twelve to get together whenever any one of them needed each other. So here I am driving back to my childhood home in Indiana a place I can tell you I never wanted to see again.
I guess a promise is a promise. Sure looks like I picked the wrong week to quit smoking.
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A further exploration of the territory adroitly mapped out by Rob Reiner previously in Stand By Me. The female perspective was refreshingly truthful. These 2 films would make great double feature viewing, however Reiner's has fewer clichés.
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