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Boynton Beach Club (2005)
"The Boynton Beach Bereavement Club" (original title)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  25 August 2006 (USA)
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A romantic comedy about our amazing capacity to rebound and fall in love at any age. Lois, Harry, Marilyn ,Sandy and Jack live in an "Active Adult" community in Boynton Beach, Florida. ... See full summary »

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A romantic comedy about our amazing capacity to rebound and fall in love at any age. Lois, Harry, Marilyn ,Sandy and Jack live in an "Active Adult" community in Boynton Beach, Florida. Their lives intersect when they meet at a local Bereavement Club where they go to find emotional support after the loss of a loved one. For anyone who thinks that new love and romance ends long before retirement, they're in for a reality check. No one sees themselves as becoming old, and the residents of Boynton Beach aren't about to start. But sometimes we all need a little reminder that life is worth living and sharing. Written by Anonymous

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A delightful film about finding love . . . at any age! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for some sexual content, nudity and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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25 August 2006 (USA)  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)

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$37,420 (USA) (7 April 2006)

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$3,123,749 (USA) (8 December 2006)
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At one point Lois says she has a guy who owns a car dealership in Boca. There are NO car dealerships in Boca Raton by law. See more »

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References Deep Throat (1972) See more »

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas
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Arranged by Joe Lervold
Performed by The Joel Evans Quartet
Courtesy of Master Source
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Adorable movie
8 April 2006 | by (Syracuse, NY) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie, shown to a packed house and introduced by the director, Susan Seidleman, at the Philadelphia Film Festival. The audience, including me, loved it. It's funny and touching. It's so rare that a movie portrays the lives and especially loves of the older generations with anything approaching this level of authenticity and charm. Wonderful performances by people you love and don't see enough of. The movie used music to excellent effect as well. A bit of trivia -- the director's mother, who lives in the real Boynton Beach development for "active seniors," suggested the story and actually wrote the first draft of the screenplay as well as produced the movie.


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