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Mommie Dearest (1981)

PG 09/18/1981 (US) Drama 2h 9m

The meanest mother of them all


In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. But after Joan's attempts at romantic fulfillment go sour and she is fired from her contract with MGM studios, her callous and abusive behavior towards her daughter Christina becomes even more pronounced. Christina leaves home and takes her first acting role, only to find her mother's presence still overshadowing her.

  1. Frank Perry

    Director, Writer

  2. Frank Yablans


  3. Tracy Hotchner


  4. Robert Getchell


Top Billed Cast

  1. Faye Dunaway

    Faye Dunaway

    Joan Crawford

  2. Diana Scarwid

    Diana Scarwid

    Christina Crawford

  3. Steve Forrest

    Steve Forrest

    Greg Savitt

  4. Howard Da Silva

    Howard Da Silva

    Louis B. Mayer

  5. Mara Hobel

    Young Christina

  6. Harry Goz

    Alfred Steele

  7. Michael Edwards

    Michael Edwards

    Ted Gelber

  8. Jocelyn Brando

    Jocelyn Brando

    Barbara Bennett

  9. Priscilla Pointer

    Priscilla Pointer

    Mrs. Chadwick

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Mommie Dearest
Mommie Dearest

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $19,032,261.00

Revenue $5,000,000.00


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