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The World According to Garp (1982)

R 08/13/1982 (US) Drama 2h 16m

Robin Williams is Garp. He's got a funny way of looking at life.


Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women.

  1. George Roy Hill


  2. John Irving


  3. Steve Tesich


Top Billed Cast

  1. Robin Williams

    Robin Williams

    T.S. Garp

  2. Mary Beth Hurt

    Mary Beth Hurt

    Helen Holm

  3. Glenn Close

    Glenn Close

    Jenny Fields

  4. John Lithgow

    John Lithgow

    Roberta Muldoon

  5. Hume Cronyn

    Hume Cronyn

    Mr. Fields

  6. Jessica Tandy

    Jessica Tandy

    Mrs. Fields

  7. Swoosie Kurtz

    Swoosie Kurtz

    The Hooker

  8. Peter Michael Goetz

    Peter Michael Goetz

    John Wolfe

  9. Jenny Wright

    Jenny Wright


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The World According to Garp
The World According to Garp

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $17,000,000.00

Revenue $29,712,172.00


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