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Sisters (2015)

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Two sisters decide to throw one last house party before their parents sell their family home.

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Sisters Kate and Maura Ellis are summoned home to clean out their childhood bedroom before their parents sell the family house, much to their dismay. Looking to recapture their glory days, they throw one final high-school-style party for their classmates, which turns into the cathartic rager that a bunch a ground-down adults really need.

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Rated R for crude sexual content and language throughout, and for drug use | See all certifications »

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18 December 2015 (USA)  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,922,855 (USA) (18 December 2015)

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$87,028,670 (USA) (4 March 2016)
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Trivia

In the sisters' bedroom, there is a poster by one of the beds partly behind a lamp of Rob Lowe, who worked with Amy Poehler on Parks and Recreation (2009). See more »

Goofs

The Orlando Police officers wear dark blue uniforms. Not tan ones like in the do film. The OPD Patches they wore are also incorrect. They use to wear brown uniforms but switched to Blue in the late 80s. See more »

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Kate Ellis: You can't start with 'Mony Mony'. That's like starting with anal.
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Bloopers shown during closing credits. See more »

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References Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985) See more »

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The Drop
Written by Dan DiPrima (as Daniel DiPrima) and Alex Marlowe
Performed by Dan DiPrima (as DDP) feat Jake Shears
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Fun, funny and not your typical SNL-alumni flick
6 March 2016 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I'm a sucker for Fey/Poehler, and this time they've managed to be as brash and simultaneously fun as they should always have been; I mean, they've obviously honed their craft. They play sisters who walk down memory lane, and what keeps this from being a regular haw-haw SNL showboat is how they keep their eyes on the prize, story-wise. It's a complete film, lavish with jokes that not only prey upon the remember-when-we-were-young? thing, but show-cases humor in its simplest forms. There are not that many gimmicks, really, but mostly humor. Things work because of the words, not the context, e.g. in comparison with films like almost everything Adam Sandler has made. All in all, fun and funny, they make it work.


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