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The World According to Garp (1982)

The World According to Garp
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Mary Beth Hurt Mary Beth Hurt
Helen Holm
Glenn Close Glenn Close
Jenny Fields
John Lithgow John Lithgow
Roberta Muldoon
Hume Cronyn Hume Cronyn
Mr. Fields
Jessica Tandy Jessica Tandy
Mrs. Fields
Swoosie Kurtz Swoosie Kurtz
The Hooker
James McCall James McCall
Young Garp

Written by
John Irving John Irving
Steve Tesich Steve Tesich


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The World According to Garp

9 years, 11 months ago at May 25 14:06
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I read the book by John Irving a few times before I was even aware that there was a movie. I love the book, and I have enjoyed the movie each time I have seen it. It is close to the book, which is great---although, I don't like the actress who plays Helen. She isn't how I pictured that character while reading the book.

John Lithgow is good as the transsexual former football player w... read more

A disappointing movie

5 years, 5 months ago at Nov 17 12:45
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Seriously, this movie must be one of the most disappointing features I have ever seen. I don’t know, since I kept hearing good things about this flick, I built up some rather huge expectations and it sure didn’t live up to those expectations. First of all, I haven't read the book so I have no clue if it is faithful or not. Secondly, to be honest, it wasn’t actually a bad movie, not all but ... read more
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Release date: 13 August 1982
UPC: 085391126126
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