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Terms of Endearment


Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito View All


James L. Brooks (Director), James L. Brooks (Screenplay) View All

Release: Nov. 23rd, 1983
Runtime: 2 hours, 12 minutes
Aurora and her daughter, Emma march to the beat of different drums. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be.
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And I don't mean they are awful, as in, they are horrible people and I don't want to watch a movie that has horrible people in it.
This film follows the complicated relationship between an icy, Texan widow named Aurora Greenway (Shirley MacLaine)and her slightly-off-the-wall daughter, Emma (Debra Winger), who at the beginning of the film is marrying a man named Flap Horton (Jeff Daniels), whom her mother clearly hates (Aurora doesn't even attend their wedding), seemingly just to get away from Aurora.