The First Wives Club

The First Wives Club (1996)

Genres - Comedy, Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Female Buddy Film, Romantic Comedy  |   Release Date - Sep 20, 1996  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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The First Wives Club is a 1996 American comedy film, based on the best-selling 1992 novel of the same name by Olivia Goldsmith. Narrated by Diane Keaton, it stars Keaton, Goldie Hawn, and Bette Midler as three divorced women who seek revenge on their ex-husbands who left them for younger women. Stephen Collins, Victor Garber and Dan Hedaya co-star as the husbands, and Sarah Jessica Parker, Marcia Gay Harden and Elizabeth Berkley as their lovers, with Maggie Smith, Bronson Pinchot and Stockard Channing also starring. Scott Rudin produced and Hugh Wilson directed; the film was distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The film became a surprise box-office hit following its North American release, eventually grossing $181,490,000 worldwide, mostly from its domestic run, despite receiving mixed reviews. It developed a cult following particularly among middle-aged women, and the actresses' highest-grossing project of the decade helped revitalize their careers in film and television. Composer Marc Shaiman was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Music Score, while Hawn was awarded a Blockbuster Entertainment Award and both Midler and Parker received Satellite Award nominations for their portrayals.

Movie Info

Budget

$26,000,000

Box Office

$181,489,203

Themes

Tags

Cult, Divorce, Elise, Film Based On A Novel, Literary, Revenge

Attributes

Narrative Location: New York City
Subject: revenge

Alternate Titles

Club horismenon gynaikon
GR
Clubul nevestelor parasite
RO
Der Club der Teufelinnen
DE
Ekskonernes Klub
DK
Eksnaiste klubi
EE
El club de las divorciadas
AR, MX, PE
El club de las primeras esposas
ES
Elvált nők klubja
HU
Före detta fruars klubb
SE
Førstekoneklubben
NO
Hylättyjen vaimojen kerho
FI
Il club delle prime mogli
IT
İlk Eşler Kulübü
TR
Klub odlozených zen
CZ
Klub odložených žien
SK
Klub prvih supruga
HR
Klub prvih žena
RS
Klub vrazjih babnic
SI
Le club des ex
BE, CA, FR
O Clube das Desquitadas
BR
O Clube das Divorciadas
PT
Pirmuju žmonu klubas
LT
The First Wives Club
AU, CA, EC, IN, NL, PH, ZA, GB, US
Zmowa pierwszych żon
PL
Κλαμπ χωρισμένων γυναικών
GR
Клуб первых жён
RU
Клуб перших дружин
UA
Клуб Първа съпруга
BG
ファースト・ワイフ・クラブ
JP
前妻俱乐部
CN
大老婆俱樂部
TW