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Murphy's Romance (1985)

PG-13
107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Emma is a divorced woman with a teen-aged son who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the widowed town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex-husband ...See moreEmma is a divorced woman with a teen-aged son who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the widowed town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex-husband shows up, needing a place to stay. The three of them form an intricate circle, with Emma's son liking Murphy but desperately wanting his father back. Written by John Vogel See less
Director
Writers
Max Schott (based on the novella by) | Harriet Frank Jr. (screenplay) | Irving Ravetch (screenplay)
Producer
Laura Ziskin (produced by)
Composer
Carole King (original score composed by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Sidney Levin (edited by)
Casting Director
Dianne Crittenden (casting by)
Production Designer
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Budget
$13,000,000
Opening weekend
$47,906
Gross (US & Canada)
$30,867,525
Gross (World)
$30,867,525
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Release date
Jan 31, 1986 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Emma Moriarity Emma Moriarity   See fewer
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James Garner
Murphy Jones Murphy Jones   See fewer
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Brian Kerwin
Bobby Jack Moriarity Bobby Jack Moriarity   See fewer
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Corey Haim
Jake Moriarity Jake Moriarity   See fewer
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Dennis Burkley
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Margaret Margaret   See fewer
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Billy Ray Sharkey
Larry Le Beau Larry Le Beau   See fewer
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Michael Crabtree
Jim Forrest Jim Forrest   See fewer
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Charles Lane
Amos Abbott Amos Abbott   See fewer
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Bruce French
Rex Boyd Rex Boyd   See fewer
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John C. Becher
Jesse Parker Jesse Parker   See fewer
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Henry Slate
Fred Hite Fred Hite   See fewer
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Peggy McCay
Mrs. Willis Mrs. Willis   See fewer
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Carole King
Tillie Tillie   See fewer
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Ted Gehring
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Joshua Ravetch
Henry Bass Henry Bass   See fewer
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C. Ray Cook
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Gene Blakely
Lucien Holt Lucien Holt   See fewer
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Mike Casper
Hay Trucker Hay Trucker   See fewer
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Hugh Burritt
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Michael Friel
Clerk #1 Clerk #1   See fewer
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Clerk #2 Clerk #2   See fewer
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Irving Ravetch
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Michael Hungerford
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John Higgenbotham
Boy at Barbecue Boy at Barbecue   See fewer
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Drasha Meyer
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Ron Nix
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7 / 10 | 5,096 votes