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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
4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

They don't get any closer than this See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official site

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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Company Credits

Production Co:

Little Stranger See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Datasat | SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

James Brolin and Dianne Wiest also played parents together on Life in Pieces (2015). 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

Maura Ellis: Blue? What would possess a person to paint stained wood blue? What, were you raised on a tugboat?
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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

Harlot
Written by Misun Wojcik, Andrew Wallace
Performed by Misun (as MISUN)
Courtesy of Bleed101
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More like blisters
11 January 2016 | by cekadahSee all my reviews

Another 2 hour flick!!! After sitting for 2 hours and having about a total of 12 minutes of a few smiles and giggles, your butt is going to be blistered with frustration.

Sisters is not a bad movie! It isn't an unfunny movie. It's a good movie but - for me - Amy Poehler, Tina Fey just didn't pull the laughs out of the bag as they do in skits on television. Plus it's two hours long and all you get out of that two hours is occasional smiles & giggles. You get tired of sitting and waiting for the big moment of really laughing, which unfortunately never showed up. The big long party scene becomes just that - too long - and the sight gags and shenanigans of the 40 plus year old participants never jells into fun for the viewer.

Sorry but this flick is just another example of Hollywood cashing in on hot popularity. This time it's the team of Amy Poehler & Tina Fey being offered, no doubt, a fantastic payoff to appear in a rather bloated production of a very thin plot line of a story.

I'm sure it will be on DVD very soon!


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