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The Last Word (2017)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 3 March 2017 (USA)
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Harriet is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her. When she decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth resulting in a life-altering friendship.

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Mark Pellington

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shirley MacLaine ... Harriet
Amanda Seyfried ... Anne
AnnJewel Lee Dixon ... Brenda (as AnnJewel Lee Majestic Dixon)
Thomas Sadoski ... Robin Sands
Philip Baker Hall ... Edward
Gedde Watanabe ... Gardener
Tom Everett Scott ... Ronald Odom
Joel Murray ... Joe Mueller
Yvette Freeman ... Housekeeper
Valeri Ross ... Wanda Byers (as Valerie Ross)
Anne Heche ... Elizabeth
Steven Culp ... Sam Sherman
Adina Porter ... Bree Wilson
Todd Louiso ... Dr. Morgan
Chloe Wepper ... Agency Receptionist
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Storyline

Harriet (Shirley MacLaine) is a successful, retired businesswoman who wants to control everything around her until the bitter end. To make sure her life story is told her way, she pays off her local newspaper to have her obituary written in advance under her watchful eye. But Anne (Amanda Seyfried), the young journalist assigned to the task, refuses to follow the script and instead insists on finding out the true facts about Harriett's life, resulting in a life-altering friendship. Written by Bleecker Street

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An unexpected friendship that begins at the end See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language. | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Última Palavra See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,630, 5 March 2017

Gross USA:

$1,783,421

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,982,004
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

May have been inspired by the Alfred Nobel incident. Upon reading his prematurely published obituary with horror, the Swedish inventor of dynamite left the majority of his considerable fortune to fund the Nobel Prizes, in an attempt to improve his legacy. See more »

Goofs

At 00:30:32, Anne gets a bottle of tea from her father. It's full at this time. At 00:30:41, the bottle is drained a good amount. But at 00:30:44, it's the first time, she opens the bottle. It's proven, because you can hear her opening the bottle too, and there wasn't any similar activity before. See more »

Quotes

Anne: She puts the bitch in obituary.
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Connections

References Gods of Egypt (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Walking to a City
Written by Thad Cockrell
Performed by Leagues
Courtesy of Dualtone Records
By arrangement with Secret Road Music Services, Inc.
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5 July 2018 | by hannahj-81120See all my reviews

SUCH a wonderful movie, it's pretty inspiring and you're definitely going to cry (some tears will be happy). Couldn't picture 3 more perfect people to represent the leading ladies. It's hard to explain to other people why they should watch a movie and feel the things that you feel while watching it. But I kind of think that's a lesson from this movie. Feel however you want, do what you want, but "make it matter".


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