The Men's Club (1986)

R | 95 or 100 mins | Drama | 19 September 1986

Director:

Peter Medak

Producer:

Howard Gottfried

Cinematographer:

John Fleckenstein

Production Designer:

Ken Davis

Production Company:

Men's Club, Ltd.
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HISTORY

The Summary and credits for this unviewed film are based on reviews in the 26 Sep 1986 LA Weekly, the 21 Sep 1986 NYT, the 22 Sep 1986 DV, the 24 Sep 1986 Var, and the Sep 1986 Vogue. Credits are incomplete may not reflect what appears onscreen.
       According to the Dec 1986 Box, the film opened in 500 theaters and earned a "miserable" $1.9 million during its first ten days in ... More Less

The Summary and credits for this unviewed film are based on reviews in the 26 Sep 1986 LA Weekly, the 21 Sep 1986 NYT, the 22 Sep 1986 DV, the 24 Sep 1986 Var, and the Sep 1986 Vogue. Credits are incomplete may not reflect what appears onscreen.
       According to the Dec 1986 Box, the film opened in 500 theaters and earned a "miserable" $1.9 million during its first ten days in release. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Box Office
Dec 1986
Section R, p. 136.
Daily Variety
22 Sep 1986
p. 3, 21.
Hollywood Reporter
22 Sep 1986
p. 3, 22.
LA Weekly
26 Sep 1986.
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Los Angeles Times
22 Sep 1986
p. 3.
Ms
Sep 1986.
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New York Times
21 Sep 1986
p. 68.
Variety
24 Sep 1986
p. 20.
Vogue
Sep 1986.
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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Unit prod mgr
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
Exec prod
Exec prod
Exec prod
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
Prod des
SET DECORATOR
COSTUMES
Cost des
Cost des
Cost supv
SOUND
Prod sd mixer
Re-rec mixer
Re-rec mixer
Supv sd ed
Sd ed
MAKEUP
Makeup
Hairstylist
Hairstylist
PRODUCTION MISC
Casting
STAND INS
Stunt coord
COLOR PERSONNEL
Col by
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The Men's Club by Leonard Michaels (New York, 1981).
DETAILS
Release Date:
19 September 1986
Premiere Information:
Los Angeles opening: 19 September 1986
New York opening: 21 September 1986
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Widescreen/ratio
1.85:1
Duration(in mins):
95 or 100
MPAA Rating:
R
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

A group of seven middle-aged men gather at psychoanalyst Kramer’s Berkeley, California, home to talk about their experiences with women. There is Solly Berliner, a real estate agent; Phillip, an awkward college professor; Harold Canterbury, a lawyer; Terry, a doctor; Paul, a member of the working class; and Cavanaugh, a retired baseball star who is the leader. After a lot of talk, Harold persuades the friends to visit a high-end San Francisco brothel to indulge in a chaotic bit of ... +


A group of seven middle-aged men gather at psychoanalyst Kramer’s Berkeley, California, home to talk about their experiences with women. There is Solly Berliner, a real estate agent; Phillip, an awkward college professor; Harold Canterbury, a lawyer; Terry, a doctor; Paul, a member of the working class; and Cavanaugh, a retired baseball star who is the leader. After a lot of talk, Harold persuades the friends to visit a high-end San Francisco brothel to indulge in a chaotic bit of fantasy.
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Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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