Book Club

Genre:  Comedy
Running Time:  104 min.
Release Date: May 18, 2018
DVD: August 28, 2018
Blu-ray: August 28, 2018
Digital: August 21, 2018

Current rating: Rating: 3.91
based on 400 votes and 161 reviews
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Cast: Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson, Andy Garcia, Don Johnson

Inspiration: E.L. James


Four successful women in their sixties — Diane (Diane Keaton), Vivian (Jane Fonda), Sharon (Candice Bergen) and Carol (Mary Steenburgen) — each have something in her life that she needs to set right. Vivian is a wealthy hotel magnate who has been ignoring love for most of her life, settling instead for flings.

Sharon (Candice Bergen), a Supreme Court justice, still hasn’t gotten over her divorce and hates the fact that her ex-husband is dating a woman young enough to be his daughter. Carol (Mary Steenburgen) is married, but her husband shows no interest in her. Diane (Diane Keaton) is a widow whose grown daughters treat her like a child.

Having read the book Wild the month before, but feeling unable to relate to it, Vivian decides to introduce the women to Christian Grey – the handsome title character of the bestselling novel Fifty Shades of Grey. The other women protest her choice at first, but soon each one is captivated by the story. From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter the best chapter.

Director: Bill Holderman
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Producer(s): Andrew Duncan, Bill Holderman, Alex Saks, Erin Simms
Screenplay: Bill Holderman, Erin Simms
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  • 5 stars "Loved, loved loved this movie!!!!"
  • 4 stars "THE JOY LUCK CLUB for seniors. 4 out of 5 stars."
  • 5 stars "It was funny, real and open. Hilarious. Felt so good to laugh and enjoy the reality of today. Showed the truth. We all will be at the old age one day. It doesn't mean we are dead. We still have it! I liked the happy ending."