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Book Club (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 18 May 2018 (USA)
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Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.

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Bill Holderman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diane Keaton ... Diane
Jane Fonda ... Vivian
Candice Bergen ... Sharon
Mary Steenburgen ... Carol
Andy Garcia ... Mitchell
Craig T. Nelson ... Bruce
Don Johnson ... Arthur
Ed Begley Jr. ... Tom
Richard Dreyfuss ... George
Wallace Shawn ... Dr. Derek
Alicia Silverstone ... Jill
Katie Aselton ... Adrianne
Mircea Monroe ... Cheryl
Tommy Dewey ... Chris
John Shartzer ... Andrew
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Storyline

Four longtime friends and book club members "Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen" have their lives upended when they aim to spice up their mundane routines by reading the provocative bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey. With newfound confidence, they each begin to come alive as exciting romances are ignited and old flames are rekindled. Through it all, the ladies inspire one other to make this next stage of their lives the best and steamiest thus far.

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The Next Chapter is Always the Best. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sex-related material throughout, and for language. | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Book Club See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,582,231, 20 May 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$68,566,296
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Jane Fonda and Diane Keaton have both worked with director Paolo Sorrentino. Fonda in Youth (2015) and Keaton in the HBO series The Young Pope (2016) See more »

Goofs

Bruce fails to kickstart his Honda CB750 motorcycle, apparently unaware that it has an electric pushbutton starter. See more »

Quotes

Carol: [over the phone] How is life in Scottsdale?
Diane: Well, I don't know. I feel like I'm in an episode of The Walking Dead.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits the black and white snapshot of the four ladies as young girls is seen again. Then the four leading ladies recreate the photo, the shutter clicks and a black and white still frame of the four ageing ladies is seen. See more »

Connections

Featured in Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Book Club (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Dream It's Over
Written by Neil Finn
Performed by Sybersound
Courtesy of Sybersound c/o Covered Records
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Dreadfull........just pretend you never heard of it.
26 August 2018 | by pierreauparisSee all my reviews

All the bad reviews here are so believable, which is a rarity. The only sober acting is from Andy Garcia and Don Johnson. Maybe it was down to those ladies drinking too much wine, but this movie has now reached the dregs of the barrel in terms of entertainment.. I am so disappointed with their portrayal of senior citizenship. I am sixty seven years of age and I feel embarrassed that women of our generation can act like children. Maybe it should have been called - Desperate HouseWhines.


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