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Life of the Party (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 11 May 2018 (USA)
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After her husband abruptly asks for a divorce, a middle-aged mother returns to college in order to complete her degree.

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Ben Falcone
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa McCarthy ... Deanna
Matt Walsh ... Dan
Molly Gordon ... Maddie
Ben Falcone ... Uber Driver
Jacki Weaver ... Sandy
Stephen Root ... Mike
Maya Rudolph ... Christine
Steve Falcone Steve Falcone ... Older Man #1 / Vince
Michael D. McCarthy Michael D. McCarthy ... Older Man #2 / Dennis
Chris Cavalier ... Eugene
Gillian Jacobs ... Helen
Adria Arjona ... Amanda
Jessie Ennis ... Debbie
Flynn Falcone Flynn Falcone ... Guidance Counselor
Julie Coile Julie Coile ... Bookstore Cashier
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Storyline

When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into re-set by going back to college - landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who's not entirely sold on the idea. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the increasingly outspoken Deanna -- now Dee Rock -- embraces freedom, fun, and frat boys on her own terms, finding her true self in a senior year no one ever expected. Written by Warner Bros. Pictures

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Give Life The Old College Try See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual material, drug content and partying | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Life of the Party See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,886,075, 13 May 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$52,856,061

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$65,656,061, 8 August 2018
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Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Debby Ryan and Luke Benward have both starred in a Disney channel movie See more »

Goofs

Throughout the film all of the characters are working on their undergraduate degrees; however, in the graduation scene, all of them are wearing hoods on their gowns. Hoods are only awarded for graduate-level degrees. Their hoods appear to be for a master's degree. See more »

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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Got It Like That
Written and Performed by Owen Chaim
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UGH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
20 August 2018 | by mdumarsSee all my reviews

This movie is the reason I do not go to the movies anymore. Hollywood putting out crap! I want my $6 back I just paid to watch at home. Here's the storyline:

mom gets divorced mom goes to college mom joins sorority mom parties mom sleeps with college student who turns out to be ex-husband's new wife's son - really???? mom graduates

I kept waiting for it to get funny, but it never did. The only time I laughed is when I saw a t-shirt one of the girls was wearing that said:

ALCOHOL YOU LATER


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