"Citizen Ruth" is the story of Ruth Stoops, a woman who nobody even noticed -- until she got pregnant. Now, everyone wants a piece of her. The film is a comedy about one woman caught in the ultimate tug-of-war: a clash of wild, noisy, ridiculous people that rapidly dissolves into a media circus.

  1. Alexander Payne

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Jim Taylor


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Status Released

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  • December 13, 1996
    R, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget $3,000,000.00

Revenue $153,155.00

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