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Kramer vs. Kramer

  PG HD Closed Captioning

Robert Benton

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Plot Summary

Ted Kramer (Hoffman) is told by his wife, Joanna (Streep) that she is leaving him, to find herself--leaving Ted to care for their six-year-old son. Ted gets to really know his son as few fathers do and for the first time in his life he feels like a fulfilled parent. But then Joanna returns and she wants her son back.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 40
  • Fresh: 35
  • Rotten: 5
  • Average Rating: 7.9/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: [A] fine, witty, moving, most intelligent adaptation of Avery Corman's best-selling novel. – Vincent Canby, New York Times, Jan 17, 2014

Fresh: Benton gives his film its depth and complexity by challenging the audience's preconceptions and snap opinions at every turn. – Frank Rich, TIME Magazine, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: Kramer Vs. Kramer is a perceptive, touching, intelligent film about one of the raw sores of contemporary America, the dissolution of the family unit. – Dale Pollock, Variety, Feb 6, 2013

Fresh: Kramer vs. Kramer wouldn't be half as good as it is -- half as intriguing and absorbing -- if the movie had taken sides. – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times, Jul 7, 2010

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Customer Reviews


This is a good movie. Great cast and producers. Meryl Streep plays a good role in this as a mother and Dustin Hoffman plays a good father in this. Both people are really talented people especially Meryl, she is one of americas top actress and no one will ever top what she does:)




I really like Dustin Hoffman and in this movie he's great. I'd really recomend it!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Kramer vs. Kramer
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  • $12.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2001

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