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PG| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
Despondent over the marriage of her ex-husband to a younger woman, a middle-aged divorcée plunges to her death from her penthouse. At the woman's funeral, her former college friends (Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton) reunite for the first time in nearly 30 years. When the three discover the reason for their friend's suicide, they realize that all of their ex-husbands have taken them for granted -- and deciding it's time for revenge, they make a pact to get back at their exes.

Cast: Goldie Hawn , Bette Midler , Diane Keaton , Maggie Smith , Sarah Jessica Parker , Dan Hedaya , Stockard Channing , Victor Garber

Director: Hugh Wilson

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

The First Wives Club (1996)

Release Date: September 20th, 1996|1 hr. 42 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
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  • The movie, from the 1992 best seller by Olivia Goldsmith, isn't deathless art. But as pure entertainment, this witty revenge romp is sinfully satisfying. show more

  • It's a glamorous revenge romp, a "9 to 5" mixed with "Auntie Mame," and it gives each star the opportunity to do her best work in a long, long time. show more

  • The First Wives Club has a femme casting coup for the ages, and sometimes it only takes the right performers interacting to give sprightly fluff indispensable showmanship. [20 Sep 1996 Pg.01.D] show more

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