Queen Bees

 (1,690)5.91 h 41 min2021X-RayPG-13
With her house under repair, a fiercely independent widow stays at a retirement home and realizes it's high school all over again in this comedy about staying young at heart.
Directors
Michael Lembeck
Starring
Ellen BurstynJames CaanAnn-Margret
Genres
ComedyArts, Entertainment, and Culture
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
EnglishEnglish [Audio Description]
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Supporting actors
Jane CurtinLoretta DevineChristopher Lloyd
Producers
Harrison A. PowellDominique TelsonFred Bernstein
Studio
Gravitas
Rating
PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)
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4.3 out of 5 stars

1690 global ratings

  1. 66% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 14% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 10% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 4% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 6% of reviews have 1 stars

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Hensa9Reviewed in the United States on June 10, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
A Most Lovable Movie!
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This movie is about new beginnings, enduring friendships, and living life to the fullest all under one roof; at a retirement home. Wonderful and unforgettable!
12 people found this helpful
Christina McBrideReviewed in the United States on June 12, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
So good
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I'm not the biggest romcom fan, but I don't know if this even classifies. It's so natural, the acting was 100. Not surprising considering the years of experience in the cast, but just so much more funny and feel good than I expected. I'm barely 40 and I loved it. Hits everyone, despite age
11 people found this helpful
T LReviewed in the United States on June 13, 2021
2.0 out of 5 stars
Simple, Lazy and Waste of Talent and Time
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A harmless, boring movie that could have been much less predictable. The story line was phoned in with stereotypes littered throughout, the fast forward button is your friend if you chose this movie, better off waiting for it to move the "included with prime" if you must.
9 people found this helpful
OraflaReviewed in the United States on June 12, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Extremely Entertaining
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Three generations of my family watched this, ages 20-72 and we ALL loved this movie. Comedy and drama rolled into one. We laughed and sighed. We definitely recommend this for all ages.
9 people found this helpful
charleswallaceReviewed in the United States on June 17, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Should've been a series
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I had first heard of this project when it was supposed to be a Netflix series called Welcome to Pine Grove. Then the title changed to Never Too Late and upon release now it's Queen Bees. I loved this movie. ANYTHING with Ann-Margret is a must see in my book even though she's underutilized here. I've always liked Ellen Burstyn and Christopher Lloyd. I can't believe Loretta DeVine is 71 years old and Jane Curtin is REALLY good at being a bit**. Most of the best scenes from the trailer happened in the first 22 minutes of the movie but the characters kept my interest. As much as I'm happy it was even made and released I still wish it had been a series instead. Each resident of Pine Grove deserves to have their backstory told and all the legendary actors DESERVE a steady gig. But alas all I can say is that there better be a sequel. Otherwise all our time has been wasted.
5 people found this helpful
spincast1123Reviewed in the United States on June 23, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
This is one FUN movie. and yes it does bring tears....
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Men are not supposed to cry... yeah right... This movie made me tear up and laugh.... and I had the pleasure of sharing this with my wife... and it was a real pleasure to watch... Excellent actors, real life situations and an enjoyable time... This is one movie that really is a treasure. I would give 5 stars... but 4 will have to do... but I would recommend this movie as a great family movie.
5 people found this helpful
M. HoppeReviewed in the United States on June 14, 2021
2.0 out of 5 stars
Stopped watching halfway...
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Honestly, this belongs free with limited commercials on the Hallmark Channel not $20 to rent. It got a favorable review on the NY Times and we were in the mood for a feel-good so it seemed like a good fit. We kept trying to like it but the plot and characterization were poor and seemed disrespectful to, instead of celebrating, thr elderly. The acting, which was played up in the NYT review, was OK by the main actors probably but the script was laughingly bad so they didn't have much to work with. Lots of unbelievable things--someone attending a funeral the morning after someone dies, the woman moving into a fancy retirement complex for "a month" (they typically have a house-sized non-refundable deposit), etc.--made it clear the writers had no clue what they were talking about and didn't care a lick to check any of it. Have yourself the time and money and pass on this one.
2 people found this helpful
Lora Reviewed in the United States on June 20, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Emotional and heartwarming
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i really liked it...a reminder that just because we age and go thru some not so pleasant changes that doesn't mean life can't still be fun and there are new memories to be made <3
5 people found this helpful
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