The First Wives Club
The First Wives Club (1996)

In this comedy-drama, a former classmate's suicide reunites three middle-aged college friends from the class of '69. These classmates have something in common -- their husbands all left them for younger women. Together the scorned… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 20, 1996
DVD Release Date: December 1, 1998
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USA Today

Diane Keaton is at her best here, Goldie Hawn has never been this good, and we know going in that Bette Midler is virtually tailored to a raucous farce about the sweet revenge of spurned spouses.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

"glossy fluff, impeccably cast and performed"

Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Funny film with the three leads in top form.

Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

More entertaining than it ought to be, considering how sloppily it was put together.

Fred Topel

Suprisingly funny lighthearted comedy dealing with divorce. Lackluster conclusion, but good "feel good" tone.

Michael Dequina

Trite, labored, and much too nice.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Candy Rose
Funny comedy about how first wives get their own back on their husbands. When their friend dies they want to support other women.
Mason Williams
I absolutely love this movie....I love all three ladies in this movie; Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, and Bette Midler...they are all hilarious in this movie. This… More
♥Robyn M♥
loved this chick flick! is revenge sweet? hell yeah these chicks kick ass!!!!
jay nixon
okay, but I must have missed something
Cherry Darling
"Ladies, you have to be strong and independent, and remember, don't get mad, get everything."
Jason Spencer
Funny. The cast worked well together and made the movie work.