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The Lather Effect (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 26 June 2006 (USA)
On the eve of selling her mother's house, a thirty-something housewife wakes up to a hangover surrounded by her best friends from high school, who were used to partying in the house in an ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Connie Britton ... Valinda
Sarah Clarke ... Claire
Tate Donovan ... Will
Peter Facinelli ... Danny
David Herman ... Corey
Caitlin Keats ... Katrina
William Mapother ... Jack
Ione Skye ... Zoey
Eric Stoltz ... Mickey
Alex Irvine Alex Irvine ... Passed Out Top Gun Guy
Steve Prough Steve Prough ... Home Inspector / Passed Out Spicoli
Adrienne Salick Adrienne Salick ... Passed Out Pat Benetar
Kevin Heffernan ... Pink Panty Dude (as Kevin Heffernen)
Larry Bishop ... Dom at the Door
Monica Keena ... Warm Leatherette Babe #1
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On the eve of selling her mother's house, a thirty-something housewife wakes up to a hangover surrounded by her best friends from high school, who were used to partying in the house in an earlier era, and stirring memories of old teenage games and truths revealed about loves lost. Written by Moviedude1

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Sometimes the only way to get over your past is to re-live it.

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Comedy | Drama

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USA

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English

Release Date:

26 June 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Manhã Seguinte See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Color
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When Valinda (Connie Britton) is down in her brother Danny's (Peter Facinelli) bunker there are flashes of graffiti on the walls. One of the scenes shows "Joe Lies When He Cries" which is a reference to Say Anything... (1989), which Ione Skye starred in. Eric Stoltz also made a cameo in Say Anything... (1989). See more »

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Heart & Soul
Performed by T'Pau
Courtesy of Virgin Records
By Arrangement with EMI Film & TV Music
Written by Carol Decker (as C. Decker) & Ron Rogers (as R. Rogers)
Administered by Universal Music - Z Songs
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Poor nostalgia film
5 July 2008 | by kasimir8See all my reviews

Despite a rebellious beginning, the movie offered nothing original in film-making. An 80's version of "The Big Chill", but going back to a vapid teen nostalgia? Not worth telling. Even having an off-screen character named Lex was a more rip-off than nod. It didn't help that the soundtrack overlapped in several places with "Gross Pointe Blank", a far superior 80's nostalgia film.

Unconvincingly conceived and unconvincingly portrayed (least hung-over looking group of 30-somethings ever). The characters' biggest regrets were ending up in the wrong fantastic relationship? Too pat, too clean, no point.


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