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Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 25 December 1986 (USA)
Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Eugene Morris Jerome
... Kate
... Laurie
... Nora
... Blanche
... Jack
Brian Drillinger ... Stanley
... Frank Murphy
Bette Henritze ... Mrs. Murphy
... Mr. Stroheim
... Mr. Farber
... Mr. Greenblatt
... Mrs. Laski
Alan Weeks ... Andrew
Marilyn Cooper ... Woman in Street
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Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to and admires. He goes through the hardships of puberty, sexual fantasy, and living the life of a poor boy in a crowded house. Written by Jason Ihle <jrihl@conncoll.edu>

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Meet Eugene Jerome and his family, fighting the hard times and sometimes each other. See more »

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25 December 1986 (USA)  »

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Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,580,750, 28 December 1986, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$11,957,943
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As customary for most of the filmed versions of his plays, playwright 'Neil Simon' penned the screenplay for this movie of his 1983 Tony Award winning play "Brighton Beach Memoirs". See more »

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[Eugene is explaining his intense desire to play for the Yankees]
Eugene: I'll never make it with the Yankees. All the great Yankees are Italian. My mother makes spaghetti with ketchup - what chance do I have?
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Referenced in One True Thing (1998) See more »

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Written by Geoffrey Clarkson and Harry F. Clarkson
Performed by Mildred Bailey
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Talk About Gratitude!
3 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

This movie moves and inspire you, it's like you are one of the family. Just to see and witness life during the depression era, makes you feel humble and grateful. Jonathan Silverman delivered well, so convincing and very witty! A must see for Teens!


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