• Book Club (2018)

Book Club

Release Date: May 18th, 2018

PG-13 |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

Four friends' lives are turned upside down when their book club tackles the infamous "50 Shades of Grey." From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter the best chapter.

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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 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

  • 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

    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

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