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 1078 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: 20th Century Fox
  • 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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Directing Danny DeVito Director
Production James L. Brooks Producer
Production Arnon Milchan Producer
Writing Warren Adler Novel
Editing Lynzee Klingman Editor
Sound David Newman Original Music Composer
Camera Stephen H. Burum Director of Photography
Writing Michael J. Leeson Screenplay
Crew M. James Arnett Stunts
Crew Michael Runyard Stunt Coordinator
Crew Janet Brady Stunts
Production David Rubin Casting
Costume & Make-Up Gloria Gresham Costume Design
Art Ida Random Production Design
Production Michael J. Leeson Co-Producer
Production Polly Platt Executive Producer
Production Doug Claybourne Executive Producer
Production Robert Latham Brown Unit Production Manager
Directing Thomas Lofaro First Assistant Director
Directing Jeffrey M. Ellis Second Assistant Director
Production Richard Sakai Executive In Charge Of Production
Editing Nicholas C. Smith Additional Editing
Sound Leslie Shatz Supervising Sound Editor
Art Anne D. McCulley Set Decoration
Art Mark W. Mansbridge Art Direction
Art Stan Tropp Set Designer
Art Mark Fabus Set Designer
Art Chuck Eskridge Set Painter
Camera Dustin Blauvelt Camera Operator
Camera Alan S. Blauvelt First Assistant Camera
Camera Bob Apger Second Assistant Camera
Camera François Duhamel Still Photographer
Production Debra Zane Casting Assistant
Production Lisa Beach Casting Assistant
Editing John Ganem Assistant Editor
Lighting Alex Skvorzov Gaffer
Production Errol Reichow Assistant Location Manager
Costume & Make-Up Kathryn Blondell Key Hair Stylist
Costume & Make-Up John M. Elliott Jr. Makeup Artist
Directing Wilma Garscadden-Gahret Script Supervisor
Production Mary Courtney Production Coordinator
Art Paul Rylander Assistant Property Master
Camera Clyde Hart Key Grip
Sound Jeff Wexler Sound Mixer
Sound Don Coufal Boom Operator
Visual Effects John Frazier Special Effects Supervisor
Crew Rocky Gehr Special Effects Technician
Crew Richard L. Hill Special Effects Technician
Crew Francis Pennington Special Effects Technician
Crew Patricia M. Peters Stunts
Crew Richard Drown Stunts
Crew Chuck Picerni Jr. Stunts
Crew Marcia Holley Stunts
Crew Sammy Thurman Stunts
Crew Tracy Keehn-Dashnaw Stunts
Crew Scott Wilder Stunts
Crew James C. Taylor Transportation Coordinator
Crew Skip Wilson Transportation Captain
Crew Ken Bellanca Transportation Co-Captain
Editing Reid Burns Color Timer
Sound Sarah Goldsmith Dialogue Editor
Sound Michael Magill Dialogue Editor
Sound Elliott Koretz Dialogue Editor
Sound Douglas Greenfield Dolby Consultant
Sound Marian Wilde Foley Supervisor
Sound Chuck Michael Foley Editor
Sound John Duvall Foley Editor
Sound Gary Gegan Foley Mixer
Sound Tom Villano Music Editor
Editing Gary Burritt Negative Cutter
Sound Michael J. Kohut Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Leslie Shatz Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Matthew Iadarola Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Bill W. Benton Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Tim Boyle Scoring Mixer
Sound Rachel Shaw First Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Jennifer L. Ware Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Renée Tondelli Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Laura Graham Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Mary Ann Skweres Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Valerie Davidson Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Jeanine Schaack Apprentice Sound Editor
Crew Jon H. Epstein Stunts