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Mildred Pierce


Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott, Eve Arden


Michael Curtiz (Director), Ranald MacDougall (Screenplay) View All

Released: September 24th, 1945
Runtime: 1 hour, 51 minutes
After her cheating husband leaves her, Mildred Pierce proves she can become independent and successful, but can't win the approval of her spoiled daughter.

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Joan Crawford delivers an award-winning performance as the incredibly driven title character, whose goal of achieving a stable home life makes for an incredible case of dramatic irony as her workaholic tendencies only serve to alienate her from her daughter and her suitors both past and present.