Kramer vs. Kramer Movie Review 1979

Information and Film Reviews for Kramer vs. Kramer the Movie

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2.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

Highly acclaimed family drama about an advertising executive husband and child left behind when their wife and mother leaves on a quest to find herself, and the subsequent courtroom battle for custody when she returns. Hoffman and Streep give exacting performances as does young Henry. Successfully moves you from tears to laughter and back again. Based on the novel by Avery Corman.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 105 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Custody Battles, Dads, Divorce, Advertising, War Between the Sexes, Top Grossing Films of 1979, Single Parents, New York, New York, Christmas, Stay-at-Home Dads
Robert Benton
Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander, Justin Henry, Howard Duff, JoBeth Williams
Nestor Almendros
Robert Benton
Gerald B. Greenberg
Columbia Pictures, Stanley Jaffe


Oscars 1979: Actor (Hoffman), Adapt. Screenplay, Director (Benton), Picture, Support. Actress (Streep); Directors Guild 1979: Director (Benton); Golden Globes 1980: Actor--Drama (Hoffman), Film--Drama, Screenplay, Support. Actress (Streep); L.A. Film Critics 1979: Actor (Hoffman), Director (Benton), Film, Screenplay, Support. Actress (Streep); Natl. Bd. of Review 1979: Support. Actress (Streep); N.Y. Film Critics 1979: Actor (Hoffman), Film, Support. Actress (Streep); Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1979: Actor (Hoffman), Director (Benton), Support. Actress (Streep); Writers Guild 1979: Adapt. Screenplay.

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