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Hanging Up (2000)

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A trio of sisters bond over their ambivalence toward the approaching death of their curmudgeonly father, to whom none of them was particularly close.

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Storyline

Georgia Mozell, Eve Marks and Maddy Mozell are adult sisters. Georgia is the editor of her own wildly successful self-titled women's magazine. She strives for publicity at any cost. Party planner Eve is the mother hen of the group, not only of her own family, but also of her siblings and father as their mother, Pat, not only emotionally left their father when they divorced, but her daughters as well. And Maddy is a vacuous soap opera actress who has always struggled for her own identity. Despite being as busy with her own life as the others, Eve is the only one of the three who deals with the long term hospitalization of their cantankerous seventy-nine year old father, Lou Mozell, when he enters the early stages of dementia, and the associated outcomes of that hospitalization. Eve's caring for Lou is despite an especially hurtful incident with him seven years earlier. As the emotional aspect of looking after Lou becomes more and more stressful, Eve has to figure out how to maintain ... Written by Huggo

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Every family has a few hang-ups.

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Rated PG-13 for language and some sex-related material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 February 2000 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£194,112 (UK) (12 May 2000)

Gross:

$36,037,909 (USA) (26 May 2000)
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Trivia

Walter Matthau's final role. In very poor health throughout filming, he was diagnosed with colon cancer for the second time in his life in November 1999 shortly after filming ended. He died over seven months later, four months after the film's release. See more »

Goofs

When the three sisters are en route from the Nixon Library to the hospital, they drive across a bridge on the wrong side of the road (apparently a reversal of the negative). See more »

Quotes

Lou Mozell: You know, that I actually met a girl by the name of Moo Goo Gai Pan? That was her last name. Her first name was Freida. Freida Moo Goo Gai Pan. She was half-Jewish, half-Chinese. A lot of people called her the Ori-Yenta.
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Features The Jeffersons (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Performed by Dean Martin
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under licence from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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Nerve wrecking start, nice ending...
6 August 2001 | by (Ghent, Belgium) – See all my reviews

When i was watching the movie for the first half hour I couldn't stop thinking: "Calm down!!". The charachters kept running around and didn't take any break.. I thought i was gonna have a nerveous breakdown instead of Eve (Meg Ryan).. But when the plot came, it all settled down a bit and then i could start enjoying the movie. Still, Meg Ryan kicks ass! (who could resist her?!? ;) )


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