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Sisters (2015)

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Two sisters decide to throw one last house party before their parents sell their family home.

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Jason Moore

Writer:

Paula Pell
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amy Poehler ... Maura Ellis
Tina Fey ... Kate Ellis
Maya Rudolph ... Brinda
Ike Barinholtz ... James
James Brolin ... Bucky Ellis
Dianne Wiest ... Deana Ellis
John Cena ... Pazuzu
John Leguizamo ... Dave
Bobby Moynihan ... Alex
Greta Lee ... Hae-Won
Madison Davenport ... Haley
Rachel Dratch ... Kelly
Santino Fontana ... Mr. Geernt
Britt Lower ... Mrs. Geernt
Samantha Bee ... Liz
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Storyline

Sisters Kate and Maura Ellis are summoned home to clean out their childhood bedroom before their parents sell the family house, much to their dismay. Looking to recapture their glory days, they throw one final high-school-style party for their classmates, which turns into the cathartic rager that a bunch of ground-down adults really need.

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Big sisters don't always know best. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude sexual content and language throughout, and for drug use | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Diane Wiest and James Brolin played elderly parents/grandparents in this movie. In Life in Pieces (2015), they also played grandparents. See more »

Goofs

The Orlando Police officers wear dark-blue uniforms, not tan ones like in the film. The OPD patches they wore are also incorrect. They used to wear brown uniforms but switched to blue in the late 1980s. See more »

Quotes

Kate Ellis: What kind of last name is Geernt? Geernt. Sounds like a queef on a yoga ball.
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Crazy Credits

Bloopers shown during closing credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Sisters DVD includes an unrated edition with five minutes of extra footage. See more »


Soundtracks

Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) (Goldfish Remix)
Written by Herbie Hancock, Mel Simpson (as Melvyn Simpson), Rahsaan Kelly, Geoff Wilkinson (as Geoffrey Wilkinson)
Performed by Us3 (as US3)
Courtesy of Blue Note Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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CHAPPY WATCHED: Sisters
3 February 2016 | by chappywatchedSee all my reviews

If you put Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in a film together, I'm going to see it!

The two of them separately are awesome but when you put them together it's gold andfr-0 Sisters is no different.

Don't get me wrong; it's predictable and the story isn't the best but the laughs make up for that! Fey and Poehler were amazing and so funny in this as was Maya Rudolph.

Have to give kudos to John Cena for making yet another hilarious cameo in a comedy movie.

I got a bit boring in the last act when all the drama kicked in and I didn't think the ending was too great either.

It may be predictable but this is still a very entertaining movie, if you liked these ladies on SNL or any of their other work; you should see this.

Will definitely watch this again and may even buy it when it goes on a sale.

CHAPPY THINKS Tina Fey and Amy Poehler need to star in a movie together at least once a year!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Nest See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,922,855, 20 December 2015

Gross USA:

$87,044,645

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$105,011,053
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Little Stranger See more »
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Datasat | SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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