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The World According to Garp


Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt, Glenn Close, John Lithgow


George Roy Hill (Director), Steve Tesich (Screenplay) View All

Released: July 23rd, 1982
Runtime: 2 hours, 16 minutes
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.

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Funny, right? In theory, yes, but the truth was, I never once laughed during The World According to Garp and nothing Glenn Close did could really spare her character for me. Everything's going well, otherwise, in the movie.