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Release Date: 2013

DVD Release Date: August 13th, 2013

R|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
A team of middle-aged Texas women, all former high-school basketball champions, challenges the current team of state champions to a series of games to raise money to prevent breast cancer.

Cast: Brooke Shields, Daryl Hannah, Virginia Madsen, Camryn Manheim, Wanda Sykes, Andrea Frankle, Mark Povinelli, Eric Roberts

Director: Susan Seidelman

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Vertical Entertainment

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  • Now that the filmmaker has reached a certain age, she no longer seems to have her finger on her generation’s pulse. Case in point: The Hot Flashes, a ribald comedy whose menopause-referencing title is all too indicative of its pandering humor. show more

  • This comedy deserves credit for taking a decided viewpoint — and delivering a heartfelt if occasionally misguided message. show more

  • Lifetime movies have their pleasures, and so does this film. Chief among them is the cast, a group of over-45 actresses who really are better than ever; in the cases of Brooke Shields and Daryl Hannah, remarkably better. show more

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