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The Lemon Sisters is a 1990 American comedy-drama film from Miramax Films directed by Joyce Chopra and written by Jeremy Pikser. The film was both a commercial and critical failure after being shelved for more than a year with extensive revisions.[2]

The Lemon Sisters
The Lemon sisters.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Joyce Chopra
Produced by Harvey Weinstein
Bob Weinstein
Written by Jeremy Pikser
Music by Dick Hyman
Howard Shore
Cinematography Bobby Byrne
Edited by Michael R. Miller
Joe Weintraub
Distributed by Miramax Films
Release date
August 31, 1990 (USA)
Running time
93 min.
Country United States
Language English
Budget $15,000,000[citation needed]
Box office $3,473,905 (USA)[1]



Three lifelong friends work the bars in 1980's Atlantic City performing the songs of the 60's girl groups.

Principal castEdit

Actor Role
Diane Keaton Eloise Hamer
Carol Kane Franki D'Angelo
Kathryn Grody Nola Frank
Elliott Gould Fred Frank
Rubén Blades C.W.
Aidan Quinn Frankie McGuinness
Estelle Parsons Mrs. Kupchak
Nathan Lane Charlie Sorrell
Richard Libertini Nicholas Panas
Sully Boyar Baxter O'Neil

Critical receptionEdit

Caryn James of The New York Times hated the film:


  1. ^ "The Lemon Sisters (1990)". Box Office Mojo. 1990-09-18. Retrieved 2010-09-22. 
  2. ^ a b James, Caryn (1990-09-01). "Review/Film; Cat Lover With a Problem: Asthma". The New York Times. 

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