Calendar Girls

Calendar Girls

DVD - 2004
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When Chris' best friend Annie loses her husband to cancer, Chris decides the Women's Institute they belong to should do something in his memory. Their origonal goal is buying a coach for the waiting room at the hospital. Despite the group being entirely middle aged women they hit on a nude calendar as their means to achieve this. Its success has numerous effects on their lives.
Publisher: [United States] : Touchstone Home Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2004]
Edition: Widescreen version
Copyright Date: ©2003
ISBN: 9780788849008
Branch Call Number: DVD CALENDA
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Language Note: Includes English and French language tracks, with optional Spanish subtitles. Closed captioned in English


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May 24, 2018

Directed by Nigel Cole in 2003 based on a true story, this British comedy depicts a group of Yorkshire women who produced a nude calendar to raise money for Leukaemia Research under the auspices of the Women's Institutes in April 1999.
It is an unexpectedly funny and heartwarmingly entertaining comedy.

May 03, 2018

This is definitively a delightful movie with good performance of Helen Mirren . Innovative friendship movie with real feelings, sensitivity, and funny. A must see movie if you want to be entertained , laugh and also experience good relationship with aging woman.
Well Done: a laugh with a smile for each month of the calendar.

LPL_RandiH Dec 04, 2017

One of the greatest movies about friendship ever made starring the incandescent Helen Mirren and the exquisite Julie Walters. It's funny. It's endearing. It's charming. It's real. It's based on a true story. Don't miss this one.

Apr 18, 2016

Great movie..actors..much fun.

Checked this out for my Mom and she just loved in 100%.

d2013 Jul 24, 2015

Out of the box, engaging, and funny . Very good true story!

Oct 24, 2014

What a fun movie. Based on a true story, these women do it justice. Taking a horrible situation and addressing it with humor in such a positve way. Recommended for a fun girls night.

Jun 13, 2013

Touching story about life purpose and how to achieve success.

tradlibn Feb 04, 2013

This was a fun movie. Based on a true story, 12 middle aged British women pose nude (mostly camouflaged) for a calendar to support their local women's group and to raise money towards cancer. They become a sensation and later travel to America. The movie celebrates friendship and the beauty of older women.

Jan 13, 2013

Funny and entertaining movie. The acting was excellent. The Yorkshire accents were amazingly convincing considering that most of the actresses don't normally speak with that accent. The fact that this was based on a true story made it especially interesting. On one level, this was just an entertaining story. On a deeper level, it exposes what can happen to ordinary people and their families when they are caught up in unexpected success and attention. it is also the story of how much we can achieve if we step outside our normal social constraints and go for what we believe in.

theorbys Jul 19, 2012

Comedy as light and fluffy as a sponge cake, (but basically a serious, true story), as served up by a very masterful chef. Helen Mirren and Julie Walters (AND the rest of the women) are in top, or topless if you will, form, and the English countryside is soooo beautifully photographed !

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nadian Nov 17, 2007

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

nadian Nov 17, 2007

Sexual Content: Scenes of nudity


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nadian Nov 17, 2007

nadian thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over


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Mar 14, 2012

When Chris' best friend Annie loses her husband, Chris derives a scheme to memorialize him. The two women, along with some of their friends - all fiftysomething women - will make a nude calendar to raise money for the hospital where he died. The calendar becomes hugely popular. Based on actual events.
Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, John Alderton, Linda Bassett, Annette Crosbie, Ciaran Hinds, Celia Imrie.


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nadian Jan 28, 2008

Lawrence, we're going to need considerably bigger buns.

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