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The Birdcage (1996)

R
117 min | Comedy

A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.
Writers
Jean Poiret (play "La Cage Aux Folles") (earlier screenplay) | Francis Veber (earlier screenplay) | Édouard Molinaro (earlier screenplay) | Marcello Danon (earlier screenplay) | Elaine May (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 31,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 18,275,828
Gross (USA)
$ 124,060,553
Gross (World)
$ 185,260,553
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Release date
Mar 8, 1996 (United States)

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7 / 10 | 69,827 votes