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Harry and the Hendersons
Harry and the Hendersons
Directed By William Dear
Written By William E. Martin, William Dear, Ezra D. Rappaport
Cast John Lithgow, Lainie Kazan, Kevin Peter Hall, Don Ameche
Produced By William Dear, Richard Vane
Film Editing By Donn Cambern
Cinematography By Allen Daviau
Music By Bruce Broughton

Amblin Entertainment


United States



Release Date

June 5, 1987


110 Minutes

Rating PG
Distributed By

Universal Pictures

Budget $16,000,000
Gross $49,998,613



  • John Lithgow as George Henderson
  • Melinda Dillon as Nancy Henderson
  • Margaret Langrick as Sarah Henderson
  • Joshua Rudoy as Ernie Henderson
  • Kevin Peter Hall as Harry
  • Rick Baker as Harry (puppeteer)
  • Tom Hester as Harry (puppeteer)
  • Tim Lawrence as Harry (puppeteer)
  • Fred Newman as Harry (voice)
  • Lainie Kazan as Irene Moffat
  • Don Ameche as Dr. Wallace Wrightwood
  • David Suchet as Jacques LaFleur
  • M. Emmet Walsh as George Henderson Sr.
  • William Dear as Sighting Man



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