Terms of Endearment
Terms of Endearment
Directed By James L. Brooks
Screenplay By James L. Brooks
Cast Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson
Produced By James L. Brooks
Film Editing By Richard Marks
Cinematography By Andrzej Bartkowiak
Music By Michael Gore

United States



Release Date

December 9, 1983


131 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Paramount Pictures

Budget $8,000,000
Gross $108,423,489



  • Shirley MacLaine as Aurora Greenway
  • Debra Winger as Emma Greenway Horton
  • Jack Nicholson as Garrett Breedlove
  • Danny DeVito as Vernon Dahlart
  • Jeff Daniels as Flap Horton
  • John Lithgow as Sam Burns
  • Lisa Hart Caroll as Patsy Clark
  • Betty R. King as Rosie Dunlop
  • Huckleberry Fox as Ted "Teddy" Horton
  • Troy Bishop as Tom "Tommy" Horton
  • Shane Serwin as Younger Tom "Tommy" Horton
  • Megan Morris as Melanie Horton
  • Tara Yeakey as Baby Melanie Horton
  • Edward Johnson as Norman Bennett
  • Jennifer Josey as Young Emma Greenway
  • Kate Charleson as Janice
  • Tom Wees as Dr. Budge
  • Paul Menzel as Dr. Maise
  • Amanda Watkins as Meg
  • Buddy Gilbert as Dr. Ratcher
  • David Wohl as Phil
  • Sharisse Baker as Lee Anne
  • Devon O'Brien as Lizbeth
  • Dana Vance as Victoria
  • Holly Beth Holmberg as T.J.
  • Lear Levin as Jack Stern



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