Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.

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  1. Robert Benton

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Avery Corman


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  1. Dustin Hoffman

    Dustin Hoffman

    Ted Kramer

  2. Meryl Streep

    Meryl Streep

    Joanna Kramer

  3. Jane Alexander

    Jane Alexander

    Margaret Phelps

  4. Justin Henry

    Justin Henry

    Billy Kramer

  5. Howard Duff

    Howard Duff

    John Shaunessy

  6. George Coe

    George Coe

    Jim O'Connor

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Status Released

Original Language -

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • December 19, 1979
    PG, Theatrical



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