Citizen Ruth
Citizen Ruth
Directed By Alexander Payne
Written By Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
Cast Laura Dern, Mary Kay Place, Kelly Preston, Burt Reynolds
Produced By Cathy Konrad, Andrew Stone, Michael Zimbrich, Cary Woods
Film Editing By Kevin Tent
Cinematography By James Glennon
Music By Rolfe Kent

United States



Release Date

December 13, 1996


102 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Miramax Films

Budget $3,000,000



  • Laura Dern as Ruth Stoops
  • Swoosie Kurtz as Diane Siegler
  • Kurtwood Smith as Norm Stoney
  • Mary Kay Place as Gail Stoney
  • Kelly Preston as Rachel
  • M.C. Gainey as Harlan
  • Kenneth Mars as Dr. Charles Rollins
  • David Graf as Judge Richter
  • Kathleen Noone as Nurse Pat
  • Tippi Hedren as Jessica Weiss
  • Burt Reynolds as Blaine Gibbons
  • Alicia Witt as Cheryl Stoney
  • Diane Ladd as Ruth's Mother



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