Life of the Party
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Fresh off a divorce from a 23-year marriage, mom in her 40s, Deanna (Melissa McCarthy), decides to finally get her degree and joins her daughter Maddie (Molly Gordon) at college. There, she enjoys life on campus, crazy parties, and library hookups while coming to terms with her new situation. Gillian Jacobs, Maya Rudolph and Debby Bryan also star. Co-written by Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone. Directed by Ben Falcone.
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Ben Falcone - Director
"[A]n airy comic lark.... Jacobs is so appealingly not-quite-there that she makes an impression..." - 05/11/2018 RogerEbert.com
"Adults need wish-fulfillment fantasies too and the amiable Melissa McCarthy comedy LIFE OF THE PARTY indulges our collective hope that mistakes can be mended, we’re never too old for redemption and, given the chance, we could still slay in a frat house dance-off..." - 05/10/2018 Los Angeles Times
"[A] solid B, if you will -- on the strength of at least a half-dozen laugh-out-loud moments, some truly sharp dialogue, a tremendously likable cast, and the sheer force of its cheerful goofiness." - 05/10/2018 Chicago Sun-Times