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The Hot Flashes (2013)

R | | Comedy | 9 August 2013 (Spain)
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A group of middle aged women play basketball and prove a point.

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Ginger Peabody
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Florine Clarkston
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Kayla Rash
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Laurence Humphrey
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Millie Rash (as Jessica Rothenberg)
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Jocelyn Humphrey
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Coach Slaughter
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Nurse Morrey
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Roxie Rosales
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Clementine Winks
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An unlikely basketball team of unappreciated middle-aged Texas women, all former high school champs, challenge the current arrogant high school girls' state champs to a series of games to raise money for breast cancer prevention. Sparks fly as these marginalized women go to comic extremes to prove themselves on and off the court, and become a national media sensation. Written by Hennig, Brad

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Everyone thought their glory days were over. Everyone thought wrong. See more »

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Rated R for some sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »
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9 August 2013 (Spain)  »

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50 anni in rosa  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The movie begins with a close up of Brooke Shield's face, as an homage to Pretty Baby, Brooke's first film. See more »

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The truck parks in the second spot in the church's parking lot. When they get out of the truck they are in the last spot. See more »

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During the credits there are several outtakes and bloopers from the film. See more »

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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.17 (2012) See more »

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Years Ago Instrumental Alt
Written by Helen Gocher and Dane Short
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This is horrible.
4 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

I'm 50 minutes into this movie as I write this review.

Other reviews have said that this movie is hit or miss, you're either going to love it or hate it... As I'm watching a middle aged American woman wrestle with a teenage girl on a basketball court, I'm thinking that the target audience has to be really, really heavy women from the South of America.

For everybody else, watching Brooke Shields play an aging, hick, do-gooder American woman is just going to be depressing.

I'd certainly not bother going to watch this at the theatre, unless you happen to live in the town in which it was filmed, and downloading/renting the DVD is probably not worth your time either.


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