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The War of the Roses

1989 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

ComedyRomance

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  • Jini Score
    74%
  • Critics Score
    85%
  • Rating
    6.8/10
  • Box Office
    $ 160 Million
  • Jini Score
    74%
  • Critics Score
    85%
  • Rating
    6.8/10
  • Box Office
    $ 160 Million
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The War of the Roses Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 5.0/5

100%

Positive Review Rating : 74%

74%
  • Time Out

    De Vitos quirky camera angles and Kathleen Turners steely eyed spite inject a sadistic comic strip madness into a film that for once has the nerve to see its nastiness through. ( Read More )
  • Trying to wring yocks from a deranged couple locked in mortal combat over possession of their house is more suited to film noir than black comedy. ( Read More )
  • The War of the Roses is yuppie Armageddon, an explosion of empty values and curdled peevishness that blows a marriage and blasts a decade. ( Read More )
  • Its to the credit of DeVito and his co stars they they were willing to go that far, but maybe it shows more courage than wisdom. ( Read More )
  • Job Lo

    If you dig black comedies, this is one of the better ones of the bunch. ( Read More )
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Awards for The War of the Roses
  • Golden Globes, USA
    0 WON
    3 NOMINATIONS
  • Berlin International Film Festival
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • BAFTA Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • David di Donatello Awards
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • BMI Film & TV Awards
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • American Society of Cinematographers, USA
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Casting Society of America, USA
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS