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Operation Splitsville (1998)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 7 July 1999 (France)
After a boy's parents decide to divorce, he creates a "support group" for all the kids from failed marriages in his school. When kids who's parents aren't divorced start to pick on them, ... See full summary »

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Lynn Hamrick

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Patrick Braoudé (earlier screenplay), Gordon Cassidy (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Berry David Berry ... James
Jesse Littlejohn ... Chris
Jeff Gendelman ... Kenneth
Loryn Locklin ... Estelle
Gina Belafonte Gina Belafonte ... Bernice
Maurice Benard ... Frank
Stephanie Sawyer ... Karen
Grady Hutt Grady Hutt ... Tommy
Loretta Devine ... Principal
Christopher Lambert ... Max, P.E. teacher
Trevor Einhorn ... Arthur
Shaun Fleming Shaun Fleming ... Ernie
Robby Seager Robby Seager ... Billy
Paige Segal ... Louise
Brian Vickers Brian Vickers ... Sam
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After a boy's parents decide to divorce, he creates a "support group" for all the kids from failed marriages in his school. When kids who's parents aren't divorced start to pick on them, they agree to cause their parents to divorce as well. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sex-related material | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 July 1999 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

How to Divorce Your Parents See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Remake of Génial, mes parents divorcent! (1991) See more »

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These kids sure know a lot about sex for fifth graders
31 August 2003 | by mayobrown-1See all my reviews

Splitsville used to come on t.v. all the time and interested me because the movie was rated PG-13.The film is kind of childish and corny because the plot to the movie is about a bunch of kids trying to get their parents divorced. So the children start a club for all the kids whose parents are divorced, and soon after begin to fight and bicker with the kids whose parents are married.

The main thing that surprised me was that these kids are in the fifth grade and are having long explicit scenes of sexual dialogue.This shocked me because Splitsville is a kids movie, and these FIFTH GRADERS are having adult conversations at their lunch table. I quote from one of the fifth graders in the movie:"It's some sort of seed right,that comes out of your nuts," what the hell is dialogue like that doing in this sort of movie.So by the end of the film you will probably understand where they get the PG-13 rating from.

Another thing that gives this movie a bonus is that the kid who plays Ernie is actor Shaun Flemming who stars in the new hit movie Jeepers Creepers 2, I think the kid is talented, I mean for his age he is only 15 years old and was actually the only funny kid in Splitsville.Besides Shaun Flemming starring in Splitsville, actress Loretta Devine(Urban Legend) has a small role as the school principal, and I enjoyed her performance.

All in all a funny at times, kid's movie. My rating:4/10 Rated PG-13 for sex related material and sexual dialogue involving adolescents.


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