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The Men's Club (1986)

A group of men get together to form a "discussion group". They share their feelings about women, life, love, and work. The party gets rowdier and rowdier, and then the wife returns home. ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Medak

Writers:

Leonard Michaels (novel), Leonard Michaels (screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Dukes ... Phillip
Richard Jordan ... Kramer
Harvey Keitel ... Solly Berliner
Frank Langella ... Harold Canterbury
Roy Scheider ... Cavanaugh
Craig Wasson ... Paul
Treat Williams ... Terry
Stockard Channing ... Nancy
Gina Gallego ... Felicia (as Gina Gallegos)
Cindy Pickett ... Hannah
Gwen Welles ... Redhead
Penny Baker Penny Baker ... Lake
Rebeccah Bush ... Stella
Claudia Cron Claudia Cron ... Stacey
Ann Dusenberry ... Page
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Storyline

A group of men get together to form a "discussion group". They share their feelings about women, life, love, and work. The party gets rowdier and rowdier, and then the wife returns home. Thrown out, the men are not yet willing to call it a night. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Taglines:

Growing Up Is Hard To Do

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The cast includes five Academy Award nominees: Harvey Keitel, Frank Langella, Roy Scheider, Stockard Channing, and Jennifer Jason Leigh. See more »

Quotes

[Cavanaugh is trying to get Phillip to go the men's group]
Phillip: Only you could drag me to something like this. It's not so easy to get out of the house.
Cavanaugh: You just open the door, and you're out!
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Crazy Credits

Head-shots of the main male characters, the members of The Men's Club, are part of the letters that make up the title screen (e.g. Harvey Keitel appears within the "T" and Roy Scheider appears within the "H", etc.). Also, as their headshot appears, their character names and occupations are given. The female characters are credited under one of two categories, "Wives and Girlfriends" or "The House of Affections". The title "THE MEN'S CLUB" remains on the screen until the last credit, "Directed by Peter Medak", is given. See more »

Soundtracks

La Vie en Rose
Music by Louiguy
Lyrics by Édith Piaf
Performed by Sally Stevens
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Seedy Films
8 January 2019 | by HarlequeenStudioSee all my reviews

This sleaze-o-rama would have been a good theatrical play. But not a movie. I believe the cast made of the finest actors took the roles because the screenplay played like a play in their heads. On screen, it plays like a rather dull porn film because the actors talk too much. There's a beautiful closeup of Roy Scheider in bed with a prostitute. Turn it into a gif and throw the rest away.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,146,992, 21 September 1986

Gross USA:

$2,556,361

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,556,361
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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