The World According to Garp
The World According to Garp
Directed By George Roy Hill
Screenplay By Steve Tesich
Cast Robin Williams, Glenn Close, Mary Beth Hurt, John Lithgow
Produced By George Roy Hill
Film Editing By Stephen A. Rotter
Cinematography By Miroslav Ondricek

Warner Bros., Pan Arts


United States



Release Date

July 23, 1982


136 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Warner Bros.

Budget $17,000,000
Gross $29,712,172
Based on The World According to Garp by John Irving



  • Robin Williams as T.S. Garp
  • Mary Beth Hurt as Helen Holm
  • Glenn Close as Jenny Fields
  • John Lithgow as Roberta Muldoon
  • Hume Cronyn as Mr. Fields
  • Jessica Tandy as Mrs. Fields
  • Swoosie Kurtz as The Hooker
  • Peter Michael Goetz as John Wolf
  • Mark Soper as Michael Milton
  • Amanda Plummer as Ellen James
  • George Ede as Dean Bodger
  • Nathan Babcock as Duncan
  • Ian MacGregor as Walt
  • Warren Berlinger as Stew Percy
  • Susan Browning as Midge Percy
  • Jenny Wright as Cushie
  • Brenda Currin as Pooh
  • Jillian Ross as Young Cushie
  • Laurie Robyn as Young Pooh
  • Laura Kaye as Little Jenny
  • Katherine Borowitz as Rachel



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