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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)
Editor
Casting Director
Juliet Taylor (casting)
Production Designer
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Release date
Jul 25, 1986 (United States)

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Cast

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57 cast members
Name Known for
Meryl Streep
Rachel Rachel   See fewer
Jeff Daniels
Richard Richard   See fewer
Richard Masur
Arthur Arthur   See fewer
Steven Hill
Rachel's Father Rachel's Father   See fewer
Milos Forman
Dmitri Dmitri   See fewer
Mamie Gummer
Annie (as Natalie Stern) Annie (as Natalie Stern)   See fewer
Karen Akers
Thelma Rice Thelma Rice   See fewer
Aida Linares
Juanita Juanita   See fewer
Ron McLarty
Detective O'Brien Detective O'Brien   See fewer
Kenneth Welsh
Dr. Appel Dr. Appel   See fewer
Kevin Spacey
Subway Thief Subway Thief   See fewer
John Wood
British Moderator British Moderator   See fewer
Sidney Armus
Jeweler Jeweler   See fewer
Yakov Smirnoff
Contractor Laszlo Contractor Laszlo   See fewer
Lela Ivey
Hairdresser Hairdresser   See fewer
Tracey Jackson
Hairdresser's Friend Hairdresser's Friend   See fewer
Libby Titus
Rachel's Sister Rachel's Sister   See fewer
Angela Pietropinto
Hospital Receptionist Hospital Receptionist   See fewer
Cynthia O'Neal
Magazine Colleague Magazine Colleague   See fewer
Susan Forristal
Magazine Colleague Magazine Colleague   See fewer
Dana Ivey
Wedding Speaker Wedding Speaker   See fewer
John Rothman
Jonathan Rice Jonathan Rice   See fewer
Elijah Lindsay
Anesthetist Anesthetist   See fewer
Jack Neam
Butcher Butcher   See fewer
Kim Fertman
Arthur & Julie's Daughter (as Kimi Parks) Arthur & Julie's Daughter (as Kimi Parks)   See fewer
Patricia Falkenhain
Dinner Party Hostess Dinner Party Hostess   See fewer
Margaret Thomson
Irritated Wedding Guest Irritated Wedding Guest   See fewer
Charles Denny
Dinner Party Guest (as Charles Denney) Dinner Party Guest (as Charles Denney)   See fewer
Gregg Almquist
Dinner Party Guest Dinner Party Guest   See fewer
Garrison Lane
Dinner Party Guest Dinner Party Guest   See fewer
Ryan Hilliard
Dinner Party Guest Dinner Party Guest   See fewer
Dana Streep
Dinner Party Guest Dinner Party Guest   See fewer
Mary Streep
Dinner Party Guest Dinner Party Guest   See fewer
Cyrilla Dorn
Dinner Party Guest Dinner Party Guest   See fewer
May Pang
Dinner Party Guest Dinner Party Guest   See fewer
Michael Regan
Father of the Bride Father of the Bride   See fewer
Luther Rucker
Workman Workman   See fewer
Gary Jones
Waiter in Opening Sequence (uncredited) Waiter in Opening Sequence (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Larravide
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
Natasha Lyonne
Rachel's Niece (uncredited) Rachel's Niece (uncredited)   See fewer
Jorge Pupo
Subway Rider (uncredited) Subway Rider (uncredited)   See fewer
Grant Harper Reid
Man in Maternity Scene (uncredited) Man in Maternity Scene (uncredited)   See fewer
Carlotta Schock
Dinner Guest (uncredited) Dinner Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Tony Shalhoub
Airplane Passenger (uncredited) Airplane Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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