The War of the Roses

The War of the Roses (1989)

Once in a lifetime comes a motion picture that makes you feel like falling in love all over again. This is not that movie.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1989-12-08
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 1025 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Jersey Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
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The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In the middle of the fighting is D'Amato, the divorce lawyer. He gets to see how far both will go to get rid of the other, and boy do they go far.

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    Production Debra Zane Casting Assistant
    Production James L. Brooks Producer
    Production Arnon Milchan Producer
    Production Lisa Beach Casting Assistant
    Directing Danny DeVito Director
    Camera Stephen H. Burum Director of Photography
    Production Doug Claybourne Executive Producer
    Writing Michael J. Leeson Screenplay
    Production Michael J. Leeson Co-Producer
    Writing Warren Adler Novel
    Sound David Newman Original Music Composer
    Editing Lynzee Klingman Editor
    Art Ida Random Production Design
    Visual Effects John Frazier Special Effects Supervisor
    Crew M. James Arnett Stunts
    Production David Rubin Casting
    Costume & Make-Up Gloria Gresham Costume Design
    Art Anne D. McCulley Set Decoration
    Production Robert Latham Brown Unit Production Manager
    Art Mark W. Mansbridge Art Direction
    Sound Leslie Shatz Supervising Sound Editor
    Sound Leslie Shatz Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Production Polly Platt Executive Producer
    Editing Nicholas C. Smith Additional Editing
    Sound Chuck Michael Foley Editor
    Production Richard Sakai Executive In Charge Of Production
    Sound Tom Villano Music Editor
    Crew Jon H. Epstein Stunts
    Art Mark Fabus Set Designer
    Sound Gary Gegan Foley Mixer
    Crew Marcia Holley Stunts
    Sound Don Coufal Boom Operator
    Crew Tracy Keehn-Dashnaw Stunts
    Lighting Alex Skvorzov Gaffer
    Camera François Duhamel Still Photographer
    Sound John Duvall Foley Editor
    Sound Mary Ann Skweres Assistant Sound Editor
    Costume & Make-Up John M. Elliott Jr. Makeup Artist
    Sound Michael Magill Dialogue Editor
    Sound Matthew Iadarola Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Editing John Ganem Assistant Editor
    Directing Wilma Garscadden-Gahret Script Supervisor
    Art Stan Tropp Set Designer
    Sound Bill W. Benton Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Crew Skip Wilson Transportation Captain
    Sound Michael J. Kohut Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Costume & Make-Up Kathryn Blondell Key Hair Stylist
    Sound Laura Graham Assistant Sound Editor
    Sound Elliott Koretz Dialogue Editor
    Sound Marian Wilde Foley Supervisor
    Sound Renée Tondelli Assistant Sound Editor
    Sound Douglas Greenfield Dolby Consultant
    Crew Chuck Picerni Jr. Stunts
    Sound Jeff Wexler Sound Mixer
    Crew Michael Runyard Stunt Coordinator
    Camera Dustin Blauvelt Camera Operator
    Crew Scott Wilder Stunts
    Production Mary Courtney Production Coordinator
    Production Errol Reichow Assistant Location Manager
    Sound Sarah Goldsmith Dialogue Editor
    Sound Jennifer L. Ware Assistant Sound Editor
    Sound Tim Boyle Scoring Mixer
    Crew Rocky Gehr Special Effects Technician
    Crew Richard L. Hill Special Effects Technician
    Camera Alan S. Blauvelt First Assistant Camera
    Art Paul Rylander Assistant Property Master
    Sound Valerie Davidson Assistant Sound Editor
    Editing Gary Burritt Negative Cutter
    Camera Clyde Hart Key Grip
    Crew Janet Brady Stunts
    Crew Ken Bellanca Transportation Co-Captain
    Camera Bob Apger Second Assistant Camera
    Crew James C. Taylor Transportation Coordinator
    Art Chuck Eskridge Set Painter
    Crew Richard Drown Stunts
    Editing Reid Burns Color Timer
    Directing Jeffrey M. Ellis Second Assistant Director
    Crew Patricia M. Peters Stunts
    Crew Francis Pennington Special Effects Technician
    Directing Thomas Lofaro First Assistant Director
    Sound Jeanine Schaack Apprentice Sound Editor
    Sound Rachel Shaw First Assistant Sound Editor
    Crew Sammy Thurman Stunts