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  • Heartburn (1986)
  • R
    108 min | Comedy, Drama
Heartburn (1986)
R
108 min | Comedy, Drama

She's a magazine writer who gives up her career for love and family. He's a playboy newspaper columnist who can't quite give up his old tricks. And if that combination doesn't give a relationship Heartburn, nothing will.
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Director
Mike Nichols (directed by)
Writer
Nora Ephron (screenplay by) (based on her novel)
Producers
Robert Greenhut (produced by) | Mike Nichols (produced by)
Composer
Carly Simon (music by)
Cinematographer
Néstor Almendros (as Nestor Almendros)
Casting Director
Juliet Taylor (casting)
Production Designer
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Release date
Jul 25, 1986 (United States)

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Meryl Streep
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Jeff Daniels
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Karen Akers
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Ron McLarty
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Kenneth Welsh
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John Wood
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Sidney Armus
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Cynthia O'Neal
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Susan Forristal
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John Rothman
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Elijah Lindsay
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Jack Neam
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6.1 / 10 | 10,620 votes