Terms Of Endearment

Lopsided comedy turned tearjerker, saved by excellent performances. TV veteran James Brooks ("Mary Tyler Moore Show") wrote, directed, and co-produced the film which examines a 30-year period in the lives of Aurora Greenway (Shirley MacLaine) and her daughter, Emma (as a child, Jennifer Josey; as an adult, Debra Winger). Aurora is guilty of "smother" love,...read more

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04:36 — Chronicle of 30 years in the often turbulent relationship between a mother and daughter.
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Shirley MacLaine and Jack Nicholson won acting Oscars in Terms Of Endearment (1983), which also won Best Picture for its tragicomic conflict between a (more…)

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  • Released: 1983
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Lopsided comedy turned tearjerker, saved by excellent performances. TV veteran James Brooks ("Mary Tyler Moore Show") wrote, directed, and co-produced the film which examines a 30-year period in the lives of Aurora Greenway (Shirley MacLaine) and her daugh… (more)

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