The Big Chill

"Excellent"

The Big Chill Review


Fear The Big Chill backlash. Now that knocking off the classic has become popular, with ensemble, one-house comedies being churned out faster than sequels to American Kickboxer, it's easy to forget the film that started it all. That would be a mistake. While the story doesn't carry as much grit as it did in 1983 -- surrogate pregnancy and drug use being the hot topics here -- it's still a lot of fun and it's the best example of The Ensemble as star that you'll find in American cinema. Still, if I hear "Joy to the World" one more time, I just might kill somebody...


The Big Chill

Facts and Figures

Run time: 105 mins

In Theaters: Friday 30th September 1983

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures

Production compaines: Columbia Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Fresh: 23 Rotten: 11

IMDB: 7.2 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Sam Weber, as Sarah Cooper, as Michael Gold, as Nick Carlton, as Harold Cooper, as Meg Jones, as Chloe, as Karen Bowens, as Richard Bowens, James Gillis as Minister, Ken Place as Peter the Cop, Jon Kasdan as Harold and Sarah's Son, Ira Stiltner as Running Dog Driver, as Autograph Seeker, Muriel Moore as Alex's Mother, as Airline Hostess, Patricia Gaul as Annie, as Alex (scenes deleted)

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