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Sisters (2015)

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Two sisters decide to throw one last house party before their parents sell their family home.

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Jason Moore

Writer:

Paula Pell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amy Poehler ... Maura Ellis
Tina Fey ... Kate Ellis
Maya Rudolph ... Brinda
Ike Barinholtz ... James
James Brolin ... Bucky Ellis
Dianne Wiest ... Deana Ellis
John Cena ... Pazuzu
John Leguizamo ... Dave
Bobby Moynihan ... Alex
Greta Lee ... Hae-Won
Madison Davenport ... Haley
Rachel Dratch ... Kelly
Santino Fontana ... Mr. Geernt
Britt Lower ... Mrs. Geernt
Samantha Bee ... Liz
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Storyline

Sisters Kate and Maura Ellis are summoned home to clean out their childhood bedroom before their parents sell the family house, much to their dismay. Looking to recapture their glory days, they throw one final high-school-style party for their classmates, which turns into the cathartic rager that a bunch of ground-down adults really need.

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They don't get any closer than this See more »

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude sexual content and language throughout, and for drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Nest See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,922,855, 20 December 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$87,044,645

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$105,929,161
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Little Stranger See more »
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Sound Mix:

Datasat | SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Amy Poehler quotes the line, "Paging Mr. Herman," from Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), which also featured James Brolin. See more »

Goofs

at 1:07:23 an earpiece is visible. See more »

Quotes

James: [Reading from Maura's Diary] Dear Diary, today I tried a tampon. No thanks, Tom Hanks.
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Crazy Credits

Bloopers shown during closing credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Sisters DVD includes an unrated edition with five minutes of extra footage. See more »


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Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Dee Theodore), Cheapshot (as Colton Fisher), Jason Rabinowitz, Yusef Jackson, Julian Davis
Performed by The Gang
Courtesy of Bridge Compositions
Under license by Music Asset Management, Inc.
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Fun, funny and not your typical SNL-alumni flick
6 March 2016 | by pivicSee all my reviews

I'm a sucker for Fey/Poehler, and this time they've managed to be as brash and simultaneously fun as they should always have been; I mean, they've obviously honed their craft. They play sisters who walk down memory lane, and what keeps this from being a regular haw-haw SNL showboat is how they keep their eyes on the prize, story-wise. It's a complete film, lavish with jokes that not only prey upon the remember-when-we-were-young? thing, but show-cases humor in its simplest forms. There are not that many gimmicks, really, but mostly humor. Things work because of the words, not the context, e.g. in comparison with films like almost everything Adam Sandler has made. All in all, fun and funny, they make it work.


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