Terms of Endearment (1983)

Terms of Endearment
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG
Runtime 2hr 12mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation, Comedy, Romance
Keywords astronaut, cancer, female protagonist, funny, hospital, infidelity, medical, mother/daughter, neighbor, tearjerker, women
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Carole King Song Performer ("I Feel the Earth Move") 120788 8000024
Judy Garland Song Performer ("Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody") 120788 8000025
Polly Platt Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Ethel Merman Song Performer ("Anything Goes") 120788 8000023
Jean Schwartz Song ("Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody") 120859 8000022
Sam Lewis Song ("Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody") 120859 8000020
Joe Young Song ("Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody") 120859 8000021
Tom Pedigo Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Anthony Mondello Set Decorator n/a 165 9000003
Shari Rhodes Casting (Texas) 179 10000002
Jackie Beavers Casting (Nebraska) 179 10000003
Liz Keigley Casting n/a 179 10000001
Tom Wright Storyboard Artist n/a 199 9000006
Harold Michelson Art Director art direction 183 9000004
Sandy Veneziano Set Designer n/a 202 9000005
George W Meyer Song ("For Me and My Gal") 120859 8000019
E Ray Goetz Song ("For Me and My Gal") 120859 8000018
John Mercer Music music extract("That Old Black Magic") 120781 8000007
Harold Arlen Music music extract("That Old Black Magic") 120781 8000008
Richard Hazard Music music director 120781 8000009
Hoagy Carmichael Music music extract("I Get Along Without You Very Well" "The Nearness of You") 120781 8000006
Richard Rodgers Music music extract("Isn't It Romantic?") 120781 8000005
Victor Young Music music extract("Stella By Starlight") 120781 8000003
Lorenz Hart Music music extract("Isn't It Romantic?") 120781 8000004
Dan Wallin Music music recording 120781 8000010
Bob Badami Music Editor n/a 214 8000011
Carole King Song n/a 120859 8000016
Edgar Leslie Song ("For Me and My Gal") 120859 8000017
Stephen Sondheim Song ("Gee Officer Krupke" (from West Side Story)) 120859 8000015
Leonard Bernstein Song ("Gee Officer Krupke" (from West Side Story)) 120859 8000014
Richard Hazard Original Music n/a 120838 8000012
Cole Porter Song ("Anything Goes") 120859 8000013
Juliet Taylor Casting n/a 179 10000004
Ellen Chenoweth Casting n/a 179 10000005
Andrew G Patterson Sound Editor n/a 229 14000010
Joanne D'Antonio Sound Editor n/a 229 14000011
Jerry Rosenthal Sound Editor n/a 229 14000012
Cecelia Hall Sound Editor n/a 229 14000009
George Watters II Sound Editor n/a 229 14000008
Norval D Crutcher Sound Editor sound editor supervisor 229 14000006
Samuel C Crutcher Sound Editor n/a 229 14000007
Terry Lynn Allen Sound Editor n/a 229 14000013
Barbara Marks Sound Editor n/a 229 14000014
Terry E Lewis Props n/a 120817 24000001
Anne Thompson Publicity publicist 120789 29000001
Wayne Fitzgerald Titles title design 120825 23000001
Alan Gibbs Stunts n/a 240 19000002
Billy Miller Key Grip n/a 263 15000001
Jeannie Epper Stunts n/a 240 19000001
Kevin O'Connell Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000005
Rick Kline Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000004
Jennifer L Parsons Costumes (women) 120828 13000003
Oda Groeschel Costumes n/a 120828 13000004
Anthony J Faso Costumes (men) 120828 13000002
Kristi Zea Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Mark Harrah Technical Advisor n/a 537 12000001
David Davis Advisor special advisor 120821 12000002
Kaye Pownall Hair hairstyles 120794 13000005
Gerry Beeker Leetch Hair hairstyles 120794 13000006
James Sabat Sound sound recording(New York) 120816 14000002
Donald O Mitchell Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000003
James Alexander Sound sound recording 120816 14000001
Julie C Steffes Makeup body makeup 353 13000009
Ben Nye Jr. Makeup n/a 353 13000007
Bron Roylance Makeup n/a 353 13000008
Ned Washington Music music extract("Stella By Starlight" "The Nearness of You") 120781 8000002
Michael Gore Music n/a 120781 8000001
David Wohl Actor Phil 1 1000022
Shelley K Nielsen Actor Nurse 1 1000023
Bette Croissant Actor Nurse 1 1000024
Buddy Gilbert Actor Dr Ratcher 1 1000021
Amanda Watkins Actor Meg 1 1000020
Paul Manzel Actor Dr Maise 1 1000018
F William Parker Actor Doctor 1 1000019
Charles Beall Actor Rudyard's Employer 1 1000025
Lelise Folse Actor Doris 1 1000026
Alexandra O'Karma Actor Jane 1 1000031
Nancy E Mette Actor Woman Attending Party 1 1000032
Dana Vance Actor Victoria 1 1000030
Devon O'Brien Actor Lizbeth 1 1000029
Sharisse Baker Actor Lee Anne 1 1000027
Judith A Dickerson Actor Checkout Girl 1 1000028
Tom Wees Actor Dr Budge 1 1000017
Kate Charleson Actor Janice 1 1000016
Huckleberry Fox Actor Teddy 1 1000006
Danny DeVito Actor Vernon Dahlart 1 1000007
John Lithgow Actor Sam Burns 1 1000005
Jeff Daniels Actor Flap Horton 1 1000004
Shirley MacLaine Actor Aurora Greenway 1 1000002
Jack Nicholson Actor Garrett Breedlove 1 1000003
Lisa Hart Carroll Actor Patsy Clark 1 1000008
Betty R King Actor Rosie Dunlop 1 1000009
Norman Bennett Actor Edward Johnson 1 1000014
Jennifer Josey Actor Young Emma 1 1000015
Tara Yeakey Actor Baby Melanie 1 1000013
Megan Morris Actor Melanie Horton 1 1000012
Troy Bishop Actor Tommy Horton 1 1000010
Shane Serwin Actor Younger Tommy Horton 1 1000011
Holly Beth Holmberg Actor T J 1 1000033
Lear Levin Actor Jack Stern 1 1000034
Brian Brosnan Location Manager (Nebraska) 193 5000006
Meta Wilde Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000007
Rosemary Dorsey Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000008
Susan Vogelfang Location Manager (Texas) 193 5000005
Marty Ewing Assistant Director n/a 163 5000004
Ira Marvin Production Supervisor (New York) 307 5000002
Albert Shapiro Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Andrzej Bartkowiak Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Don Reddy Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Jeff Freeman Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000003
Albert Coleman Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000004
Sidney Wolinsky Editing n/a 120901 7000002
Richard Marks Editor n/a 172 7000001
Dick Mingalone Camera Operator (New York) 239 6000003
Zade Rosenthal Photography stills 120835 6000004
Austen Jewell Unit Production Manager n/a 182 5000001
Larry McMurtry Source Material (from novel) ("Terms of Endearment") 120793 4000002
John C Conger Actor Moving Man 1 1000039
Sandra Newkirk Actor Mrs Johnson 1 1000040
Michelle Watkins Actor Woman 1 1000038
Barbara Balik Actor Woman 1 1000037
Lanier Whilden Actor Patsy's Mother 1 1000035
Helen Stauffer Actor Flap's Secretary 1 1000036
Elaine McGown Actor Herself 1 1000041
A Brooks Voice of Rudyard 475 1000042
Penney Finkelman Cox Co-Producer n/a 170 3000003
James L. Brooks Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Martin Jurow Producer n/a 3 3000002
James L. Brooks Producer n/a 3 3000001
Mary Kay Place Voice of Doris 475 1000043
James L. Brooks Director n/a 2 2000001
Debra Winger Actor Emma Horton 1 1000001
Synopsis
Multiple Academy Award-winner "Terms of Endearment" (1983) has surely endeared itself to audiences both comically, and emotionally. Based off of the novel by Larry McMurtry, the film's plot focuses on the capricious relationship between a mother and her daughter. Their lives are constantly changing and the daughter fighting a bout of terminal cancer, every day is filled with drama. The lead cast is superb and is complemented well by the strong supporting actors.