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Director: James L. Brooks (Dir)
Release Date:   1987
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 16 Dec 1987
Duration (in mins):   131
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Cast:   William Hurt (Tom Grunick)  
    Albert Brooks (Aaron Altman)  
    Holly Hunter (Jane Craig)  
    Robert Prosky (Ernie Merriman)  
    Lois Chiles (Jennifer Mack)  

Production Company: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.  
Distribution Company: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.  
Director: James L. Brooks (Dir)
Producer: James L. Brooks (Prod)
Writer: James L. Brooks (Wrt)
Photography: Michael Ballhaus (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Charles Rosen (Prod des)
Film Editor: Richard Marks (Film ed)
Music: Bill Conti (Mus)
MPAA Rating: R
Country: United States
Language: English

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Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation 12/1/1988 dd/mm/yyyy PA356955

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Genre: Comedy-drama
  Romance

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   4 Dec 1987   p. 3, 8.
Los Angeles Times   16 Dec 1987   p. 1.
New York Times   16 Dec 1987   p. 21.
Variety   9 Dec 1987   p. 13.

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