Romancing the Stone

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Overview

Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her abducted sister, so Joan flies to South America to hand it over. But she gets on the wrong bus and winds up hopelessly stranded in the jungle...

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue $86,572,238.00

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Release Information

  • March 30, 1984
    PG, Theatrical

Genres

Keywords

Cast 23

  1. Michael Douglas

    Michael Douglas
    Jack T. Colton

  2. Kathleen Turner

    Kathleen Turner
    Joan Wilder

  3. Danny DeVito
  4. Alfonso Aráu
  5. Manuel Ojeda
  6. Zack Norman
  7. Holland Taylor
  8. Mary Ellen Trainor
  9. Eve Smith

    Eve Smith
    Mrs. Irwin

  10. Joe Nesnow

    Joe Nesnow
    Super

  11. José Chávez
  12. Evita Muñoz

    Evita Muñoz
    Hefty Woman

  13. CG

    Camillo Garcia
    Bus Driver

  14. Rodrigo Puebla

    Rodrigo Puebla
    Bad Hombre

  15. PM

    Paco Morayta
    Hotel Clerk

  16. Kymberly Herrin

    Kymberly Herrin
    Angelina

  17. William H. Burton Jr.
  18. Ted White

    Ted White
    Grogan

  19. Ron Silver

    Ron Silver
    Vendor

  20. Jeff Ramsey

    Jeff Ramsey
    Zolo's Men

  21. Michael Cassidy

    Michael Cassidy
    Zolo's Men

  22. Vince Deadrick Sr.

    Vince Deadrick Sr.
    Zolo's Men

  23. Jos Laniado

    Jos Laniado
    Juan Alvarez (uncredited)

Crew 10

Camera

  1. Dean Cundey

    Dean Cundey
    Director of Photography

Directing

  1. Robert Zemeckis

    Robert Zemeckis
    Director

Editing

  1. FM
  2. DC

    Donn Cambern
    Editor

Production

  1. TS

    Treva Silverman
    Producer

  2. JB

    Jack Brodsky
    Producer

  3. Michael Douglas

    Michael Douglas
    Producer

  4. JD

    Joel Douglas
    Producer

Sound

  1. Alan Silvestri

Writing

  1. DT

    Diane Thomas
    Screenplay

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