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Edie & Pen (1996)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 10 May 1996 (France)
Two women meet in Vegas where they came to get a divorce. There they also meet a man whose wife just left him. They go to a bar for a drink and a talk. Turns out they have a common acquaintance - one of their exes.

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Pen
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Edie
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Victor
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Max
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Ken
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Rick
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Pony Cobb
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Maude
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Barlady
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Johnnie Sparkle
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Judge
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Irma
Missy Hargraves ...
Rosalee
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Two women, Edie and Pen, go to Las Vegas to get a quick divorce from their husbands. They start chatting and become friendly. In a local bar they meet a man whose wife just left him. He becomes interested in bedding one of the girls. The women's newly formed friendship is tested when they find out that the soon to be fiancé of the first woman is in fact the ex husband of the second woman. Written by anonymus

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The divorces are final. The fun is about to begin.

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Rated PG-13 for sexual situations and language | See all certifications »
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10 May 1996 (France)  »

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Desert Gamble  »

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Edie and Pen were staying at the Reno Hilton. At the end of the movie, they were being chased by Pen's new lover on their way to the airport. The airport is less than a half a mile from the Hilton and they appeared to go through downtown which adds at least 10 miles to the trip from the Hilton to the airport. See more »

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Moonlight Becomes You
Performed by Willie Nelson
Written by Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen (as James Van Heusen)
Courtesy of Justice Record Co., Inc.
Under license by Justice Music Corp.
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Cool movie.
23 August 1999 | by (Columbus, Oh) – See all my reviews

I watched this late one night when nothing was on. I chose it for Jennifer Tilly. She's cool. I like Scott Glenn too. Ever since Silverado I've liked him. And he was excellent in The Silence of the Lambs. This is a good story about two women who quickly became friends. Shared stories and secrets about men (read Helen's review for more info).

I was glad I watched it. Hadn't seen Stockard Channing much lately. She was in The First Wive's Club just for a bit. I should have seen the ending coming where Edie's new boyfriend is Pen's old... oh nevermind, go watch it.

7.5 out of 10


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