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  • The World According to Garp (1982)
  • R
    136 min | Comedy, Drama
The World According to Garp (1982)
R
136 min | Comedy, Drama

A struggling young writer finds his life and work dominated by his unfaithful wife and his radical feminist mother, whose best-selling manifesto turns her into a cultural icon.
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Director
Writers
John Irving (novel) | Steve Tesich (screenplay)
Producers
Robert Crawford Jr. (as Robert L. Crawford) | George Roy Hill
Cinematographer
Miroslav OndrĂ­cek (as Miroslav Ondricek)
Casting Director
Production Designer
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Release date
Jul 23, 1982 (United States)

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Cast

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60 cast members
Name Known for
Robin Williams
T.S. Garp T.S. Garp   See fewer
Mary Beth Hurt
Helen Holm Helen Holm   See fewer
Glenn Close
Jenny Fields Jenny Fields   See fewer
John Lithgow
Roberta Muldoon Roberta Muldoon   See fewer
Hume Cronyn
Mr. Fields Mr. Fields   See fewer
Jessica Tandy
Mrs. Fields Mrs. Fields   See fewer
Swoosie Kurtz
The Hooker The Hooker   See fewer
James McCall
Young Garp Young Garp   See fewer
Peter Michael Goetz
John Wolfe John Wolfe   See fewer
George Ede
Dean Bodger Dean Bodger   See fewer
Mark Soper
Michael Milton Michael Milton   See fewer
Nathan Babcock
Duncan Garp Duncan Garp   See fewer
Ian MacGregor
Walt Garp Walt Garp   See fewer
Warren Berlinger
Stew Percy Stew Percy   See fewer
Susan Browning
Midge Percy Midge Percy   See fewer
Brandon Maggart
Ernie Holm Ernie Holm   See fewer
Jenny Wright
Cushie Cushie   See fewer
Jillian Ross
Young Cushie Young Cushie   See fewer
Laurie Robyn
Young Pooh Young Pooh   See fewer
Victor Magnotta
First Coach First Coach   See fewer
Dominic A. Cecere
Opposing Coach Opposing Coach   See fewer
John Irving
Referee Referee   See fewer
Dan Goldman
Wrestling Opponent Wrestling Opponent   See fewer
Al DePippo
Heavyweight Heavyweight   See fewer
Christopher Farr
Bosworth (as Christopher Farr) Bosworth (as Christopher Farr)   See fewer
Brett Littman
Zipper Boy Zipper Boy   See fewer
Brandon Roth
Infant Garp Infant Garp   See fewer
Steven Krey
Boy Babysitter Boy Babysitter   See fewer
Laura Kaye
Little Jenny Little Jenny   See fewer
Al Cerullo
Helicopter Pilot (as Al Cerullo Jr.) Helicopter Pilot (as Al Cerullo Jr.)   See fewer
Amanda Plummer
Ellen James Ellen James   See fewer
Bette Henritze
Woman Candidate Woman Candidate   See fewer
Jean De Baer
Woman Speaker (as Jeanne De Baer) Woman Speaker (as Jeanne De Baer)   See fewer
Ron Frazier
Stephen Stephen   See fewer
Isabell O'Connor
Woman with Book (as Isabell Monk) Woman with Book (as Isabell Monk)   See fewer
John S. Corcoran
Man in Tree Man in Tree   See fewer
Tim Gallin
Fireman Fireman   See fewer
Kate McGregor-Stewart
Real Estate Lady Real Estate Lady   See fewer
Sabrina Lee Moore
Babysitter Babysitter   See fewer
Matthew Cowles
Speeding Plumber Speeding Plumber   See fewer
Eve Gordon
Marge Tallworth Marge Tallworth   See fewer
David Fields
Infant Duncan Infant Duncan   See fewer
Ryan Davis
Duncan at 2 Years Duncan at 2 Years   See fewer
Kaiulani Lee
Chief Ellen Jamesian Chief Ellen Jamesian   See fewer
Lori Shelle
Laurel Laurel   See fewer
Thomas Peter Daikos
Flying Baby Garp Flying Baby Garp   See fewer
Ron Berliner
Guest (uncredited) Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Daniel Donaghy
Baby Garp (uncredited) Baby Garp (uncredited)   See fewer
Linda Hamil
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
George Roy Hill
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
Garett Maggart
Kid (uncredited) Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
Douglas Rowan
Rally Member (uncredited) Rally Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Rubbo
Wrestler (uncredited) Wrestler (uncredited)   See fewer
Lee Strauss
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
Mike Tremont
Heckler (uncredited) Heckler (uncredited)   See fewer
Jean Zarzour
Ellen Jamesian (uncredited) Ellen Jamesian (uncredited)   See fewer
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