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The Women


Rated PG-13 for sex-related material, language, some drug use and brief smoking.

PG-13 In Theaters 09/12/2008 , 114min.
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Plot & Details

Veteran producer/director Diane English (The Lathe of Heaven, Murphy Brown) helms this contemporized remake of George Cukor's beloved proto-feminist comedy drama The Women (1939), an adaptation of Clare Boothe Luce's play. The English version follows the gossip, bitchy wisecracking, and overall disillusionment that erupt among a group of socialite friends when their dearest and most envied learns of her husband's marital infidelity at the hands of a backstabbing shopgirl. The all-female cast is fronted by Meg Ryan, Annette Bening, Eva Mendes, Debra Messing, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Candice Bergen, with supporting roles inhabited by Bette Midler, Cloris Leachman, and Carrie Fisher.
  • MPAA Rating: PG-13
  • Genre(s): Comedy,Drama
  • Run Time: 114min.
  • Theatrical Release Date: 09/12/2008
  • DVD Release Date: 12/19/2008
  • Distributor(s): Picturehouse
  • Director(s): Diane English
  • Starring: Meg Ryan , Annette Bening , Eva Mendes , Debra Messing , Jada Pinkett Smith
  • Themes: Infidelity,Women's Friendship
  • Tone: Bittersweet
  • Country of Origin: USA - Limited (09-12-2008)
  • Language: English

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 Alliance of Women Film Journalists Remake That Shouldn't Have Been Made Award Won

Women Film Critics Circle

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 Women Film Critics Circle Hall of Shame Won

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