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Calendar Girls

5 Ratings: 3.0
A movie directed by Nigel Cole

In the sensible yet elegant hands of actresses Helen Mirren and Julie Walters,Calendar Girlswalks a fine line between sappiness and snickering and ends up both wonderfully funny and gently touching. When her best friend Annie (Walters,Billy Elliot) loses … see full wiki

Director: Nigel Cole
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 19, 2003
MPAA Rating: PG-13
3 reviews about Calendar Girls
review by . September 15, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
During a business trip to Washington, D.C., I saw the original Rylstone calendar on which the movie was based. I was intrigued, to say the least so had to see the film when it came out. Later, I bought the DVD (this, like a similar film--The Full Monty--is one you'll want to have in your DVD library).    The film is loosely based on a true story, of a North Yorkshire District Women's Institute group who posed for a caalendar to raise money for a hospital waiting room sofa where …
review by . November 02, 2004
Pros: >>>>>     Cons: >>>>>     The Bottom Line: ______________     Those are actual tears running down my face. Not because there is tragedy in this film, for indeed there is tragedy. But from that grief blossoms a group of women that far outshine any sunflower ever grown.      First and foremost I must comment that if I were enmeshed in this group of plodding housewives known as the Women’s …
review by . February 10, 2004
Pros: sweet characters, funny details, beautifully filmed     Cons: a little short on plot, end half drags     The Bottom Line: The bottom line isn't naked; it's nude!     Plot Details: This opinion reveals major details about the movie''s plot. Since Calendar Girls is a British comedy about older people who strip down for cash, it draws the obvious comparison to The Full Monty. Although both films take place in Yorkshire (the Full Monty …
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