Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

PG  |   |  Drama

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Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.



  • Dustin Hoffman and Jane Alexander in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
  • Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
  • Dustin Hoffman and Justin Henry in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
  • Justin Henry in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
  • Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
  • Meryl Streep and Howard Duff in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

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French director François Truffaut was asked to direct the film, even with his regular cinematographer hired in anticipation, but Truffaut was busy with other projects, and turned down the movie, recommending the picture's screenwriter to direct.


Joanna Kramer: I love you, Billy.
Billy Kramer: I love you too, Mommy.


When writing the 'pro's & con's' for his lawyer, a plate is at the upper left corner of the notepad, but it's not there in the distant shot.

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