In this blackest of comedies, a perfect 18-year marriage suddenly becomes unglued and the gleefully evil Barbara (Kathleen Turner) and Oliver (Michael Douglas) Rose single-mindedly inflict as much misery as possible on each other. Rather than just get divorced, they declare war, fighting to the bitter end over their huge mansion and every possession in it. Not even the calculating guidance of Oliver's lawyer (Danny DeVito) can stop this uncompromisingly nasty two some as their vicious battle sends them on an increasingly dark and dangerous path.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

85% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: The War of the Roses is a black comedy made even funnier by hanging onto its caustic convictions -- and further distinguished by Danny DeVito's stylish direction.

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Information

Studio
20th Century Fox
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, CC)
Additional

Arabic (Subtitles), Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), French (Stereo, Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles), Spanish (Spain) (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

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