Ordinary People

Robert Redford chose to adapt Judith Guest's novel as his first directorial effort, with impressive results. Timothy Hutton (son of actor Jim Hutton) also debuts here, as Conrad, a potentially suicidal teen who is consumed with guilt over the drowning death of his brother (Doebler), compounded by the resentment his mother (Moore, in an astounding performance...read more

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Ordinary People - Official Trailer
02:21 — Downbeat and gripping story of a middle American family dealing with the accidental death of one son, followed by the attempted suicide of another. Re (more…)
(Movie Clip) John Boy
Conrad (Timothy Hutton) recalls his mother Beth (Mary Tyler Moore) and tries to explain to his therapist (Judd Hirsch) in Ordinary People, 1980, Rober (more…)
(Movie Clip) Why Are You Here?
Conrad (Timothy Hutton), having hesitated at length, arrives for his first session with Dr. Berger (Judd Hirsch) in Ordinary People, 1980, directed by (more…)
(Original Trailer)
After a young man drowns, his family fights to recover from the trauma in Ordinary People (1980), directed by Robert Redford and starring Donald Suthe (more…)
(Movie Clip) A Private Matter
Middle-aged parents Calvin (Donald Sutherland) and Beth (Mary Tyler Moore) attend a party and argue on the drive home, in Ordinary People, 1980, direc (more…)
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02:28 — The Jarretts, a WASP family from Chicago's North Shore, try to return to normal life after the attempted suicide of their teenage son, Conrad, who has (more…)

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  • Released: 1980
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Robert Redford chose to adapt Judith Guest's novel as his first directorial effort, with impressive results. Timothy Hutton (son of actor Jim Hutton) also debuts here, as Conrad, a potentially suicidal teen who is consumed with guilt over the drowning deat… (more)

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