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The War of the Roses


Kathleen Turner, Michael Douglas, Danny DeVito, Marianne Sägebrecht View All


Danny DeVito (Director), Michael J. Leeson (Screenplay) View All

Release: Dec. 8th, 1989
Runtime: 1 hour, 56 minutes
The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In the middle of the fighting is D'Amato, the divorce lawyer. He gets to see how far both will go to get rid of the other, and boy do they go far.
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The suffering of knowing it will never happen, and the tailspin of madness one encounters when they are caught chasing their own tail wishing for resolution, getting nothing, and drawing their claws back to take a nasty swipe out in childish resentment.