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Generally favorable reviews - based on 22 Critics

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Universal acclaim- based on 77 Ratings

Summary: World-traveling National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid (Eastwood) and Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson (Streep) aren't looking to turn their lives upside down. Each is at a point in life where expectations are behind them. Yet four days after meeting, they won’t want to lose the love they've found in this story of love, choice and consequence. [Warner Bros.]
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Runtime: 135 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 on appeal for some sexuality and brief strong language (re-rating on appeal)
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
Genres: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Mar 26, 1997
Director Credit
Clint Eastwood Director
Writer Credit
Richard LaGravenese Screenplay
Robert James Waller Novel
Principal Cast Credit
Clint Eastwood Robert Kincaid
Meryl Streep Francesca Johnson
Cast Credit
Alison Wiegert Child #1
Annie Corley Carolyn Johnson
Brandon Bobst Child #2
Christopher Kroon Young Michael
Debra Monk Madge
Jim Haynie Richard Johnson
Michelle Benes Lucy Redfield
Pearl Faessler Wife
Phyllis Lyons Betty
R.E. 'Stick' Faessler Husband
Richard Lage Lawyer Peterson
Sarah Kathryn Schmitt Young Carolyn
Victor Slezak Michael Johnson
Producer Credit
Clint Eastwood Producer
Kathleen Kennedy Producer
Michael Maurer Associate Producer
Tom Rooker Associate Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: