The World According to Garp

The World According to Garp (1982)

Robin Williams is Garp. He's got a funny way of looking at life.

  • Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Release Date: 1982-08-13
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 319 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 16min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Pan Arts
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: George Roy Hill
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From 319 Ratings


A struggling young writer finds his life and work dominated by his unfaithful wife and his radical feminist mother, whose best-selling manifesto turns her into a cultural icon.

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  • Robin Williams

    as T.S. Garp
  • Mary Beth Hurt

    as Helen Holm
  • Glenn Close

    as Jenny Fields
  • John Lithgow

    as Roberta Muldoon
  • Hume Cronyn

    as Mr. Fields
  • Jessica Tandy

    as Mrs. Fields
  • Swoosie Kurtz

    as The Hooker
  • Brenda Currin

    as Pooh
  • Peter Michael Goetz

    as John Wolfe
  • Jenny Wright

    as Cushie
  • John Irving

    as Referee
  • Amanda Plummer

    as Ellen James
  • Bette Henritze

    as Woman Candidate
  • Katherine Borowitz

    as Rachel
  • Kate McGregor-Stewart

    as Real Estate Lady
  • Mark Soper

    as Michael Milton
  • Warren Berlinger

    as Stew Percy
  • Brandon Maggart

    as Ernie Holm
  • Victor Magnotta

    as First Coach
  • Al Cerullo

    as Helicopter Pilot
  • Ron Frazier

    as Stephen
  • Eve Gordon

    as Marge Tallworth
  • George Roy Hill

    as Pilot (uncredited)
Directing George Roy Hill Director
Writing Steve Tesich Screenplay
Writing John Irving Novel
Production George Roy Hill Producer
Editing Stephen A. Rotter Editor
Camera Miroslav Ondříček Director of Photography
Production Robert Crawford Jr. Producer
Production Patrick Kelley Executive Producer
Production Marion Dougherty Casting
Art Henry Bumstead Production Design
Art Woods Mackintosh Art Direction
Art Robert Drumheller Set Decoration
Art Justin Scoppa Jr. Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Ann Roth Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Bob Grimaldi Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Robert Laden Makeup Artist