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The Big Chill (1983)

R 09/09/1983 (US) ComedyDrama 1h 45m

The story of eight old friends searching for something they lost, and finding that all they needed was each other.


A couple's marital troubles are put on hold while they host an unhappy reunion of former college pals gathered for the funeral of one of their own, a suicide victim named Alex. As the weekend unfolds, the friends catch up with each other, play the music of their youth, reminisce, smoke marijuana, and pair off with each other.

  1. Lawrence Kasdan

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Barbara Benedek


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tom Berenger

    Tom Berenger

    Sam Weber

  2. Glenn Close

    Glenn Close

    Sarah Cooper

  3. Jeff Goldblum

    Jeff Goldblum

    Michael Gold

  4. William Hurt

    William Hurt

    Nick Carlton

  5. Kevin Kline

    Kevin Kline

    Harold Cooper

  6. Mary Kay Place

    Mary Kay Place

    Meg Jones

  7. Meg Tilly

    Meg Tilly


  8. JoBeth Williams

    JoBeth Williams

    Karen Bowens

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The Big Chill
The Big Chill

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

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