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Citizen Ruth (1996)

R
106 min | Comedy, Drama

An irresponsible, drug-addicted, recently impregnated woman finds herself in the middle of an abortion debate when both parties attempt to sway her to their respective sides.
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$ 3,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 26,709
Gross (USA)
$ 153,155
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Dec 13, 1996 (United States)

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62 cast members
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Laura Dern
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Swoosie Kurtz
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Norm Stoney Norm Stoney   See fewer
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Mary Kay Place
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Kelly Preston
Rachel Rachel   See fewer
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M.C. Gainey
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Kenneth Mars
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Kathleen Noone
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Lance Rome
Ricky, Ruth's Lover Ricky, Ruth's Lover   See fewer
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Jim Kalal
Tony Stoops Tony Stoops   See fewer
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Shea Degan
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Vince Morelli
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Marilyn Tipp
Kathleen Kathleen   See fewer
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Lois Nemec
Sandy Sandy   See fewer
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Tim Vandeberghe
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Sebastian Anzaldo III
Matthew Stoney Matthew Stoney   See fewer
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Alicia Witt
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Mick McDonald
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Okley Gibbs
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Billie Barnhouse-Diekman
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John La Puzza
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Susan Stern
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James Devney
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Tim Driscoll
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David Hirsch
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Gail Erwin
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Tony Wike
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Judith Hart
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Michael Tourek
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John Bell
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Jeffery Thomas Johnson
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7 / 10 | 6,590 votes