Mommie Dearest
Mommie Dearest
Directed By Frank Perry
Screenplay By Robert Getchell, Frank Perry, Tracy Hotchner, Frank Yablans
Cast Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Rutanya Alda, Mara Hobel
Produced By Frank Yablans, David Koontz, Terrence O'Neill, Neil A. Machlis
Film Editing By Peter E. Berger
Cinematography By Paul Lohmann
Music By Henry Mancini

United States



Release Date

September 18, 1981


129 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Paramount Pictures

Budget $5,000,000



  • Faye Dunaway as Joan Crawford
  • Diana Scarwid as Christina Crawford
  • Mara Hobel as Young Christina
  • Steve Forrest as Greg Savitt
  • Howard Da Silva as Louis B. Mayer
  • Rutanya Alda as Carol Ann
  • Harry Goz as Alfred Steele
  • Michael Edwards as Ted Gelber
  • Jocelyn Brando as Barbara Bennett
  • Priscilla Pointer as Mrs. Chadwick
  • Xander Berkeley as Christopher Crawford
  • Jeremy Scott Reinholt as Young Christopher
  • Carolyn Coates as Mother Superior of Flintridge Sacred Heart
  • Belita Moreno as Belinda Rosenberg
  • Alice Nunn as Helga
  • Margaret Fairchild as the Orphanage's Mother Superior



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