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The Lemon Sisters (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 31 August 1990 (USA)
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Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980's Atlantic City performing the songs of the 60's girl groups in this self-indulgent comedy.

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Joyce Chopra

Writer:

Jeremy Pikser
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diane Keaton ... Eloise Hamer
Carol Kane ... Franki D'Angelo
Kathryn Grody ... Nola Frank
Elliott Gould ... Fred Frank
Rubén Blades ... C.W
Aidan Quinn ... Frankie McGuinness
Estelle Parsons ... Mrs. Kupchak
Richard Libertini ... Nicholas Panas
Sully Boyar Sully Boyar ... Baxter O'Neil
Bill Boggs ... MC (TV Quiz Show)
Emily A. Rose Emily A. Rose ... Sadie Frank
Ashley Peldon ... Sarah Frank
Nicky Bronson Nicky Bronson ... Scotty Willard
Francine Fargo Francine Fargo ... Charlene
Joe Milazzo ... Vinnie
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Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980's Atlantic City performing the songs of the 60's girl groups in this self-indulgent comedy.

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Comedy | Drama

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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A citrom nővérek See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

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Gross USA:

$3,473,905
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Dolby

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Black and White | Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Young Franki: Once I saw my parents naked.
Young Eloise: Were they
[hesitates]
Young Eloise: doing anything?
Young Franki: Yes. They were getting dressed.
Young Nola: Good one, Franki!
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Alien from L.A. (1993) See more »

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Wild Thing
Written by Chip Taylor
Performed by Carol Kane
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Stop! In the name of love
7 December 2006 | by CristianSee all my reviews

Criticizing is very easy. But when we see the thing with more clarity, maybe we can think better the thing what we say about anything... and of course movies. "The Lemon Sisters" is beautiful, i can say is a masterpiece, and no, i'm not crazy. A film can give you fun, screams, tears, laughs... and teachings.

"The Lemon Sisters" give you teachings. Teachings about dreams, childhood, friendship, love and the things that we must appreciate. Besides great music (I love the scene of "Stop! in the name of love! and of course when Franki sing like a drunk woman)the performances of all are delicious. And ... come on ... Diane Keaton!!!! So, don't pay attention to some critics. Read that critics, but please see the movie then. But be sure that movie is a pleasure one. See beautiful movies, like this. And please... stop! in the name of love... before you break my heart.

*Sorry for the mistakes... well, if there any


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