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The Lemon Sisters (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 31 August 1990 (USA)
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Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980's Atlantic City performing the songs of the 60's girl groups in this self-indulgent comedy.

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Joyce Chopra

Writer:

Jeremy Pikser
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diane Keaton ... Eloise Hamer
Carol Kane ... Franki D'Angelo
Kathryn Grody ... Nola Frank
Elliott Gould ... Fred Frank
Rubén Blades ... C.W
Aidan Quinn ... Frankie McGuinness
Estelle Parsons ... Mrs. Kupchak
Richard Libertini ... Nicholas Panas
Sully Boyar ... Baxter O'Neil
Bill Boggs ... MC (TV Quiz Show)
Emily A. Rose Emily A. Rose ... Sadie Frank
Ashley Peldon ... Sarah Frank
Nicky Bronson Nicky Bronson ... Scotty Willard
Francine Fargo Francine Fargo ... Charlene
Joe Milazzo ... Vinnie
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Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980's Atlantic City performing the songs of the 60's girl groups in this self-indulgent comedy.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lemon Sisters See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,122,066, 3 September 1990

Gross USA:

$3,473,905

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,473,905
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Black and White | Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Young Franki: Once I saw my parents naked.
Young Eloise: Were they
[hesitates]
Young Eloise: doing anything?
Young Franki: Yes. They were getting dressed.
Young Nola: Good one, Franki!
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: 12 to the Moon (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Stop! In the Name of Love
Written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland
Performed by The Lemon Sisters
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I'm a 24 year old guy and this is my second favorite movie =)
23 September 1999 | by poshjoshSee all my reviews

Man, where do I start? All three actresses make this movie such a gem. I've seen THE LEMON SISTERS close to 30 times. What keeps me coming back for more and more is the lounge act "Rawhide". Hehehee I have laughed at that for years and years....probably the funniest thing on film. The story is powerful and moves you to rethink the friendships you have, and the friendships you've lost. These three are the luckiest three people alive.


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