After the death of his son, Macon Leary, a travel writer, seems to be sleep walking through life. Macon's wife, seems to be having trouble too, and thinks it would be best if the two would just split up. After the break up, Macon meets a strange outgoing woman, who seems to bring him back down to earth. After starting a relationship with the outgoing woman, Macon's wife seems to think that their marriage is still worth a try. Macon is then forced to deal many decisions

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  1. Lawrence Kasdan

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Frank Galati


  3. Anne Tyler


Top Billed Cast

  1. William Hurt

    William Hurt

    Macon Leary

  2. Kathleen Turner

    Kathleen Turner

    Sarah Leary

  3. Geena Davis

    Geena Davis

    Muriel Pritchett

  4. Amy Wright

    Amy Wright

    Rose Leary

  5. David Ogden Stiers

    David Ogden Stiers

    Porter Leary

  6. Ed Begley Jr.

    Ed Begley Jr.

    Charles Leary

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 1m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • December 23, 1988
    PG, Theatrical



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