Video Release: January 10, 2006
Rating: PG (MPAA)
Studio: Paramount Home Video
- Dolby Surround AC-3
- Runtime: 130 minutes
- NTSC (Canada and USA)
- Originally in English
- Released in English
Get out your handkerchiefs! This Oscar-winning film is both eccentrically funny and an old-fashioned tearjerker. The story centers around the volatile relationship between a mother and daughter, spanning 30 years. The various permutations of their lives are examined, including the daughter's bout with terminal cancer.
A deeply observed drama about the intimate relationship between a mother and daughter, based on the novel by Larry McMurtry. Academy Award Nominations: 11, including Best Actress--Debra Winger and Best Supporting Actor--John Lithgow. Academy Awards: 5, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress--Shirley MacLaine, Best (Adapted) Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor--Jack Nicholson.
"Terms of Endearment" was James Brooks first big-screen directorial effort. The 1996 film "The Evening Star" is the sequel to "Terms of Endearment."