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Mildred Pierce (1945)

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111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A hard-working mother inches towards disaster as she divorces her husband and starts a successful restaurant business to support her spoiled daughter.
Writers
Ranald MacDougall (screenplay) | James M. Cain (novel "Mildred Pierce")
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Budget
$ 1,453,000
Gross (World)
$ 10,128
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Release date
Oct 20, 1945 (United States)

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68 cast members
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Joan Crawford
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Jack Carson
Wally Fay Wally Fay   See fewer
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Zachary Scott
Monte Beragon Monte Beragon   See fewer
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Eve Arden
Ida Corwin Ida Corwin   See fewer
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Ann Blyth
Veda Pierce Veda Pierce   See fewer
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Bruce Bennett
Bert Pierce Bert Pierce   See fewer
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Lee Patrick
Mrs. Maggie Biederhof Mrs. Maggie Biederhof   See fewer
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Moroni Olsen
Inspector Peterson Inspector Peterson   See fewer
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Veda Ann Borg
Miriam Ellis Miriam Ellis   See fewer
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Jo Ann Marlowe
Kay Pierce Kay Pierce   See fewer
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Bill Alcorn
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Alexander
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Ramsay Ames
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George Anderson
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High School Boy (uncredited) High School Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lynn Baggett
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Dorothy Barrett
Dorothy (uncredited) Dorothy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mrs. Forrester (uncredited) Mrs. Forrester (uncredited)   See fewer
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Doria Caron
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Wheaton Chambers
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John Christian
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Mr. Jones (uncredited) Mr. Jones (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Compton
Theodore 'Ted' Ellison Forrester (uncredited) Theodore 'Ted' Ellison Forrester (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joyce Compton
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Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 19,524 votes