The World According to Garp

Lists: Drama

Brief Synopsis: "Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 1982: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Robin Williams (T.S. Garp)
  • Mary Beth Hurt (Helen Holm)
  • Glenn Close (Jenny Fields)
  • John Lithgow (Roberta Muldoon)
  • Hume Cronyn (Mr. Fields)
  • Jessica Tandy (Mrs. Fields)
  • Swoosie Kurtz (The Hooker)
  • Peter Michael Goetz (John Wolfe)
  • Jenny Wright (Cushie)
  • John Irving (Referee)
  • Amanda Plummer (Ellen James)
  • Bette Henritze (Woman Candidate)
  • Katherine Borowitz (Rachel)
  • Kate McGregor-Stewart (Real Estate Lady)
  • George Roy Hill (Director)