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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)

PG-13 | | Drama | 7 June 2002 (USA)
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After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the "Ya-Yas", her mother's girlhood friends.

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Siddalee, a famous New York playwright, is quoted in Time magazine and infuriates her dramatic, Southern mother. A long-distant fight wages until her mother's friends (and members of the Yaya Sisterhood) kidnap Siddalee and take her "home" to the South, where they hope to explain her mother's history and to patch up the rift between mother and daughter. Written by kzmckeown

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The Secret Is Out See more »

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, language, and brief sensuality | See all certifications »

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7 June 2002 (USA)  »

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$27,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,167,412, 9 June 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$69,599,016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$73,839,240
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At the beginning the license plate on the car says Louisiana 1937 See more »

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When Viv is lying by the lake she gets onto her knees and blows a whistle. In the next shot she is still lying down while blowing the whistle. See more »

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Teensy: I can't tell if that's a scar or a wrinkle.
Caro: Yeah, that's a wrinkle pal. There's some scars behind your ears though.
Teensy: Shut up, Caro.
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Referenced in Workaholics: DeputyDong (2014) See more »

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The World Exploded into Love
(2001)
Written by Bob Schneider
Produced by T Bone Burnett
Performed by Bob Schneider
Courtesy of Universal Records
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Blew me away!
25 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

I sat down on a Saturday night at 9:30 to watch this movie. I watched it through twice before I went to bed that night, twice again on Sunday, and now it's Monday night and I've just watched it all the way through again. And I NEVER do that!

I came to this movie with little or no expectations. I had not read the book (but I will!), although I knew it had been a bestseller for awhile, and was on Oprah's list. I hadn't even paid any attention to who was in it, so was thrilled to see one of my very favorite actresses, Ellen Burstyn.

I can't really tell you what made this movie speak to me the way it did. I had a very happy childhood, and so couldn't relate on that level at all. The cast was phenomenal, particularly Sandy Bullock as Siddalee.

All I can say is what someone before me already said - this is one you should judge for yourself, not by what others say.


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