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Book Club (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 18 May 2018 (USA)
1:18 | Trailer
Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.


Bill Holderman
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2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »





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


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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


The Next Chapter is Always the Best. See more »


Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?


Wallace Shawn and Craig T. Nelson appeared in The Incredibles (2004). See more »


When Mitchell steps out of the cockpit to talk to Diane, he commits several violations of the Code of Federal Regulations. Since shortly after 9/11 there has a requirement to follow a security protocol which includes verifying that there is no one besides the crew near the door and blocking the aisle in some manner. In this case, Mitchell simply steps out into the cabin. When he returns to the flight deck, he knocks on the door and they immediately open it for him without any sort of verification. To make matters worse, the flight attendant walks away leaving no one there to block the aisle as he re-enters the cockpit. Additionally, a flight crewmember is only allowed to leave his seat for operational or physiological reasons, neither of which is the case here. See more »


Vivian: [grabs copies of Fifty Shades of Grey from bag] I would like to introduce you to Christian Grey.
Diane: Oh...
Sharon: Oh, no.
Vivian: [passes books to the other ladies] Why? It was a bestseller made into a movie.
Carol: Oh, and that is our theme this year.
Diane: Oh, wow.
Sharon: We are not reading this.
Vivian: It's my month! When it's your month, you can choose whatever boring, depressing book you want.
Sharon: I'm not sure this qualifies as a book.
Vivian: Well, 50 million people can't be wrong.
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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 »


References Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010) See more »


Tu N'y Es Pour Rien
Written by Jean Custeau & Johanne Rondeau
Performed by Sylvie Royer
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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User Reviews

Two Words - Andy Garcia!
18 May 2018 | by cmn825See all my reviews

Fun, fun, fun movie - I'm going to see it again. So many laugh-out-loud moments. I would have loved to see more of Candice Bergen (a favorite!) and Richard Dreyfuss. Nevertheless I enjoyed the entire cast, movie and especially the music!

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Release Date:

18 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Book Club See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »


Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,582,231, 20 May 2018

Gross USA:


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Technical Specs




Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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