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Terms of Endearment (1983)

PG
132 min | Comedy, Drama

Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love, and her daughter's family problems.
Writers
Larry McMurtry (based on the novel by) | James L. Brooks (screenplay)
Composer
Michael Gore (music composed by)
Cinematographer
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Budget
$ 8,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 3,498,813
Gross (USA)
$ 108,423,489
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Release date
Dec 9, 1983 (United States)

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45 cast members
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Shirley MacLaine
Aurora Greenway Aurora Greenway   See fewer
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Debra Winger
Emma Horton Emma Horton   See fewer
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Jack Nicholson
Garrett Breedlove Garrett Breedlove   See fewer
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Danny DeVito
Vernon Dahlart Vernon Dahlart   See fewer
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Jeff Daniels
Flap Horton Flap Horton   See fewer
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John Lithgow
Sam Burns Sam Burns   See fewer
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Lisa Hart Carroll
Patsy Clark Patsy Clark   See fewer
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Betty King
Rosie Dunlop (as Betty R. King) Rosie Dunlop (as Betty R. King)   See fewer
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Huckleberry Fox
Teddy Horton Teddy Horton   See fewer
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Troy Bishop
Tommy Horton Tommy Horton   See fewer
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Shane Serwin
Younger Tommy Horton Younger Tommy Horton   See fewer
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Megan Morris
Melanie Horton Melanie Horton   See fewer
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Tara Yeakey
Baby Melanie Baby Melanie   See fewer
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Norman Bennett
Edward Johnson Edward Johnson   See fewer
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Jennifer Josey
Young Emma Young Emma   See fewer
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Tom Wees
Dr. Budge Dr. Budge   See fewer
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Paul Menzel
Dr. Maise Dr. Maise   See fewer
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Buddy Gilbert
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Shelley K. Nielsen
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Charles Beall
Rudyard's Employer Rudyard's Employer   See fewer
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Sharisse Baker-Bernard
Lee Anne (as Sharisse Baker) Lee Anne (as Sharisse Baker)   See fewer
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Judy Dickerson
Checkout Girl (as Judith A. Dickerson) Checkout Girl (as Judith A. Dickerson)   See fewer
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Devon O'Brien
Lizbeth Lizbeth   See fewer
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Dana Vance
Victoria Victoria   See fewer
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Nancy Mette
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Holly Holmberg Brooks
T.J. (as Holly Beth Holmberg) T.J. (as Holly Beth Holmberg)   See fewer
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Lear Levin
Jack Stern Jack Stern   See fewer
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Albert Brooks
Rudyard (voice) (as A. Brooks) Rudyard (voice) (as A. Brooks)   See fewer
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Lanier Whilden
Patsy's Mother Patsy's Mother   See fewer
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Helen Stauffer
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John C. Conger
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Sandra Newkirk
Mrs. Johnson Mrs. Johnson   See fewer
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Elaine McGown
Elaine McGown Elaine McGown   See fewer
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Mary Kay Place
Doris (voice) Doris (voice)   See fewer
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College Student (uncredited) College Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 47,527 votes