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The First Wives Club

1996 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

Comedy

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  • Jini Score
    62%
  • Critics Score
    71%
  • Rating
    6.4/10
  • Box Office
    $ 181 Million
  • Jini Score
    62%
  • Critics Score
    71%
  • Rating
    6.4/10
  • Box Office
    $ 181 Million
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Reunited by the death of a college friend, three divorced women k revenge on the husbands who left them for younger women. The First Wives Club is a 1996 American English-language Comedy movie starring Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, Maggie Smith, Dan Hedaya, Bronson Pinchot and Hugh Wilson. The movie is inspired from The First Wives Club by Olivia Goldsmith. The First Wives Club was Produced by Scott Rudin. The First Wives Club is written by Olivia Goldsmith and Robert Harling and it is directed by Hugh Wilson. Paramount Pictures acquired the distribution rights for the film. The First Wives Club was released on 20th September 1996 and takes a screen time of 103 minutes. The Film was successful at box office. The First Wives Club was made on a budget of $30 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $181 million. The screenplay for the movie was written by Robert Harling. Cinematography was done by Donald E. Thorin and editing by John Bloom. The music was composed by Marc Shaiman.

The First Wives Club Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 4.0/5

80%

Positive Review Rating : 40%

40%
  • Austin Chronicle

    At least in Soapdish, another of Harlings credits, the casts over the top performances assure the audience that the film is being played mostly for laughs. ( Read More )
  • Lariat

    This very funny comedy comes loaded with talent and loaded with laughs. ( Read More )
  • Q Network

    A lot of the beats are a bit too familiar from previous entries in the series, which isnt surprising given that this is the fifth film to play off the idea that genetically recreated dinosaurs will... ( Read More )
  • Sf Gate

    Somehow the elements that each star brought to her own cinematic vehicles are deliciously fused: Midlers mugging, manic energy and genius with a joke line, Hawns exquisite timing and air of fey enc... ( Read More )
  • Reel Views

    Had the movie sharpened more such well targeted barbs and taken a few risks, The First Wives Club might have been fun. ( Read More )
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Awards for The First Wives Club
  • Academy Awards, USA
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • National Board of Review, USA
    19 WON
    19 NOMINATIONS
  • Online Film & Television Association
    0 WON
    5 NOMINATIONS
  • American Comedy Awards, USA
    0 WON
    3 NOMINATIONS
  • Satellite Awards
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
    1 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards
    1 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Casting Society of America, USA
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS