Book Club

Release Date: May 18th, 2018

PG-13 |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

Diane is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage. Vivian enjoys her men with no strings attached. Sharon is still working through her decades-old divorce. Carol's marriage is in a slump after 35 years. The lives of these four friends are turned upside down after reading the infamous "50 Shades of Grey." From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter their best chapter yet.

Cast: Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson, Richard Dreyfuss, Alicia Silverstone, Katie Aselton

Director: Bill Holderman

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Apartment Story

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Husband , Touching , Charming , Quest , Friend , Friendship , 2010s , Hilarious , Love , Transformation , Amusing , Endearing , Relationships , Office , House ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    The movie is a testament to the star power of Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen, who, as the longtime friends at the center of a run-of-the-mill comedy, are the only reasons to see it. show more

  • 70
    Slate

    Book Club may in the end be little more than an excuse for a senior sex comedy, and a somewhat sleepy one at that, but at least it understands the weird energy of enjoying something you know you shouldn’t. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    A chance to see four terrific actresses — let’s not use the gender-neutral term in this context — having varying degrees of fun with matters of sisterhood, sex and hope in a movie that touches on mortality and holds out the prospect of later-life joy. show more

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