PG | | Drama
Ted Kramer's wife leaves him, 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 Meryl Streep would often, jokingly, try to get Justin Henry to pick one of them over the other. One day on the set, Hoffman asked Henry who he'd rather be with. Henry said, "Her. She's nicer", to which Hoffman replied, "Oh yeah? Work with her five weeks then see what ... ...
I love you, Billy.
Billy Kramer: I love you too, Mommy.
When Billy wakes Ted the morning after the separation there is a yellow Trimline phone on the bedside table. Later that morning when Ted calls home from the office there is now a beige Princess style phone sitting on the bed.