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Mommie Dearest

1981-09-18 | Drama
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In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. But after Joan's attempts at romantic fulfillment go sour and she is fired from her contract with MGM studios, her callous and abusive behavior towards her daughter Christina becomes even more pronounced. Christina leaves home and takes her first acting role, only to find her mother's presence still overshadowing her.
Director: Frank Perry
Stars: Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid

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The casts of Mommie Dearest are Faye Dunaway starring as Joan Crawford, Diana Scarwid starring as Christina Crawford, Steve Forrest starring as Greg Savitt, Howard Da Silva starring as Louis B. Mayer, Mara Hobel starring as Young Christina, Harry Goz starring as Alfred Steele.
The production budget of Mommie Dearest was 19,032,261 USD.
The director of Mommie Dearest is Frank Perry.
Mommie Dearest won 1990 Razzie Awards, 1981 The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards.
The certification of Mommie Dearest is PG.
The runtime of Mommie Dearest is 129 minutes.
The release date of Mommie Dearest is September 18, 1981.
The revenue of Mommie Dearest was 5,000,000 USD.
In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. But after Joan's attempts at romantic fulfillment go sour and she is fired from her contract with MGM studios, her callous and abusive behavior towards her daughter Christina becomes even more pronounced. Christina leaves home and takes her first acting role, only to find her mother's presence still overshadowing her..
On June 11, 2021, there were 5218 public reaction to Mommie Dearest including female lead cast, memorable quote, fictional character, deep insight, accurate representation.
On June 11, 2021, the IMDB rating of Mommie Dearest is 6.7/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 48/100, Metacritic rating is 55/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.