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Dames in the Sun Never Get Old

Dames in the Sun Never Get Old


Maggie Smith and Judi Dench are back this month with The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, so we look at some of our ther favorite cinematic ladies have fared in sunny climes.

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In this month's The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Maggie Smith and Judi Dench return to their favorite Indian resort, proving it's never too late for seasoned broads to enjoy a sun-kissed setting. Here, others who've faced their golden years under golden rays.

Betty DavisBette Davis,
Death on the Nile (1978)

The 70-year-old diva gets her Agatha Christie on, playing a klepto with deep pockets and a fab array of wide-brimmed hats, in this adaptation of the author's Egypt-set whodunit.white line
Peggy AshcroftPeggy Ashcroft,
A Passage to India (1984)

With her portrayal of a claustrophobic, yet ever-poised Brit trekking to the Indian caves near fictional Chandrapore, Dame Peggy became the oldest gal to win the Supporting Actress Oscar--at 77.
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Kim CattrallKim Cattrall,
Sex and the City 2 (2010)

Yes, it's an Abu Dhabi disasterpiece better left under the Persian rug. But there's a certain giddy joy in seeing age-obsessed Samantha spreading her legs for something new: a camel ride.
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Cicely Tyson,Cicely Tyson,
The Trip to Bountiful (2014)

Reprising the role that scored her a 2013 Tony, 80-year-old Tyson shook up Lifetime as a tireless lady with one thing on her bucket list: hopping a bus to her sweltering Texas hometown.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is in theaters Feb. 26. Watch the trailer below:

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