Kramer vs Kramer

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Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy. When he has learned to adjust his life to these new responsibilities, Joanna resurfaces and wants Billy back. Ted, however, refuses to give him up, so they go to court to fight for the custody of their son.

Director: Robert Benton
Writer: Avery Corman (from the novel by), Robert Benton (written for the screen by)
Production: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Genre: drama
Year: 1979
MetaScore: 77/100
ImdbRating: 7.8
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 19 Dec 1979
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. Another 34 wins & 25 nominations.


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Ted Kramer - Dustin Hoffman
Joanna Kramer - Meryl Streep
Margaret Phelps - Jane Alexander
Billy Kramer - Justin Henry
John Shaunessy - Howard Duff
Jim O'Connor - George Coe
Phyllis Bernard - JoBeth Williams
Gressen - Bill Moor
Judge Atkins - Howland Chamberlain
Spencer - Jack Ramage
Ackerman - Jess Osuna
Interviewer - Nicholas Hormann
Teacher - Ellen Parker
Ted's Secretary - Shelby Brammer
Mrs. Kline - Carol Nadell
Surgeon - Donald Gantry
Receptionist - Judith Calder
Norman - Peter Lownds
Waitress - Kathleen Keller
Woman at Christmas Party (as Ingeborg Sorensen) - Ingeborg Sørensen
Partygoer (as Iris Alhanti) - Iris Klein
Partygoer - Richard Barris
Partygoer - Evelyn Hope Bunn
Partygoer - Joann Friedman
Partygoer - Quentin J. Hruska
Partygoer - Joe Seneca
Court Clerk - Dan Tyra
Grocer - David Golden
Petie Phelps - Petra King
Kim Phelps - Melissa Morell
Street Musician - Frederick W. Hand
Street Musician - Scott Kuney
Boy in Hospital - Sean Albertson
Schoolmate; Boy in Park - Matteo Cafiso
Restaurant Patron - Llewellyn Lafford
Museum Attendee - Marisa Petroro