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Life of the Party (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 11 May 2018 (USA)
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After her husband abruptly asks for a divorce, a middle-aged mother returns to college in order to complete her degree.

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Ben Falcone
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2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa McCarthy ... Deanna
Matt Walsh ... Dan
Molly Gordon ... Maddie
Ben Falcone ... Uber Driver
Jacki Weaver ... Sandy
Stephen Root ... Mike
Maya Rudolph ... Christine
Steve Falcone Steve Falcone ... Older Man #1 / Vince
Michael D. McCarthy Michael D. McCarthy ... Older Man #2 / Dennis
Chris Cavalier ... Eugene
Gillian Jacobs ... Helen
Adria Arjona ... Amanda
Jessie Ennis ... Debbie
Flynn Falcone ... Guidance Counselor
Julie Coile Julie Coile ... Bookstore Cashier
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Storyline

When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into re-set by going back to college - landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who's not entirely sold on the idea. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the increasingly outspoken Deanna -- now Dee Rock -- embraces freedom, fun, and frat boys on her own terms, finding her true self in a senior year no one ever expected. Written by Warner Bros. Pictures

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Give Life The Old College Try See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual material, drug content and partying | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Life of the Party See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,886,075, 13 May 2018

Gross USA:

$53,059,911

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$65,859,911
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Debby Ryan and Luke Benward have both starred in a Disney channel movie See more »

Goofs

Dan cuts off his money so Deanna has to raise $12,000 dollars to stay in school, but schools require tuition up front so Dan would have already paid the bills. See more »

Quotes

Deanna: I don't regret staying at home and being your mom, but I regret not getting my degree.
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Connections

References The Muppet Show (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Woman Up
Written by Ricky Reed (as Eric Frederic), James Morales, Matthew Morales, Erika Nuri, Nash Overstreet, Taylor Parks, Julio David Rodríguez (as Julio Rodriguez), Shane Pittman and Meghan Trainor
Performed by Meghan Trainor
Courtesy of Epic Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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It made us laugh
3 January 2019 | by rcjsheetsSee all my reviews

Listen, if you go to this movie thinking that you are going to see the next Oscar winner OR are going to gain 25 IQ points, then yeah, you will be bitter. But, if you just want a good laugh, then watch it. As a matter of fact, there was one scene that we all laughed so hard we had to pause it. Maya Rudolph steals her scenes and looked like she genuinely had a good time filming it. If you have no expectations, you should crack up.


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