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Mommie Dearest (1981)

R
129 min | Biography, Drama

The abusive and traumatic adoptive upbringing of Christina Crawford at the hands of her mother, screen queen Joan Crawford, is depicted.
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Christina Crawford (book) | Frank Yablans (screenplay) | Frank Perry (screenplay) | Tracy Hotchner (screenplay) | Robert Getchell (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 5,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 905,920
Gross (USA)
$ 19,032,261
Gross (World)
$ 25,032,261
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Release date
Sep 25, 1981 (United States)

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53 cast members
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Faye Dunaway
Joan Crawford Joan Crawford   See fewer
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Diana Scarwid
Christina Crawford (Adult) Christina Crawford (Adult)   See fewer
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Steve Forrest
Greg Savitt Greg Savitt   See fewer
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Howard Da Silva
L.B. Mayer L.B. Mayer   See fewer
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Mara Hobel
Christina Crawford (Child) Christina Crawford (Child)   See fewer
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Rutanya Alda
Carol Ann Carol Ann   See fewer
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Harry Goz
Al Steele Al Steele   See fewer
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Michael Edwards
Ted Gelber Ted Gelber   See fewer
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Jocelyn Brando
Barbara Bennett Barbara Bennett   See fewer
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Priscilla Pointer
Mrs. Chadwick Mrs. Chadwick   See fewer
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Joe Abdullah
Captain Captain   See fewer
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Gary Allen
Jimmy (Photographer) Jimmy (Photographer)   See fewer
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Selma Archerd
Connie Connie   See fewer
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Adrian Aron
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Xander Berkeley
Christopher Crawford (Adult) Christopher Crawford (Adult)   See fewer
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Matthew Campion
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Carolyn Coates
Mother Superior Mother Superior   See fewer
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Jerry Douglas
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Margaret Fairchild
Mother Superior (Orphanage) Mother Superior (Orphanage)   See fewer
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Phillip R. Allen
Pepsi Executive #1 Pepsi Executive #1   See fewer
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James Kirkwood Jr.
Master of Ceremonies (as James Kirkwood) Master of Ceremonies (as James Kirkwood)   See fewer
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Michael Hawkins
Pepsi Executive #2 (as Michael D. Gainsborough) Pepsi Executive #2 (as Michael D. Gainsborough)   See fewer
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Matthew Faison
Pepsi Executive #3 Pepsi Executive #3   See fewer
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Peter Jason
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Victoria James
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Virginia Kiser
Beth Simpson Beth Simpson   See fewer
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S. John Launer
Pepsi Chairman Pepsi Chairman   See fewer
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Russ Marin
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Nicholas Mele
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Belita Moreno
Belinda Rosenberg Belinda Rosenberg   See fewer
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Warren Munson
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Alice Nunn
Helga Helga   See fewer
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Jeremy Scott Reinbolt
Christopher Crawford (5 years) Christopher Crawford (5 years)   See fewer
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Arthur Taxier
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Joe Warren
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Dick McGarvin
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Iain Bruce
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Josh Gans
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Lars Hensen
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6.7 / 10 | 12,536 votes