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The World According to Garp (Blu-ray) R

Robin Williams is Garp. He's got a funny way of looking at life.
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  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 16 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: August 25, 2015
  • Originally Released: 1982
  • Label: Warner Archive Collection (MOD)

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Total Count: 16


User Ratings: 20,655
Rating: 3/5 -- Robin Williams displays the acting chops that would later win him an Oscar
Juicy Cerebellum
Mar 24, 2005
Rating: 4/5 -- Good effort, sometimes nearly great
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Aug 27, 2002
[George Roy] Hill's "Garp" is a dense, rich, textured work, a sequence of scenes ultimately creating a complex, complicated life, one that is at once funny, horrifying and heartbreaking. Full Review
Boston Globe
Apr 27, 2018
If the tragedy of this movie is its subliminal sexism, perhaps its hope lies in a sequel: The World According to Jenny. Full Review
Aug 19, 2019
Rating: 3/4 -- Something has to be wrong with a film that can take material as intractable as Garp and make it palatable. Full Review
Chicago Sun-Times
Oct 24, 2004
Rating: 2.5/4 -- seems to waver between almost sitcom-like normality, and bizarre outlandishness Full Review
Q Network Film Desk
Feb 28, 2001
True to the spirit of the novel, the film compels us to consider the ambiguities of love, death, sex, and violence that characterize modern life.Full Review
Spirituality and Practice
May 17, 2001

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Conceived in a hospital room by the independent, strong-willed Jenny Fields (who makes sure to choose a father who can never interfere with her decisions), T.S. Garp grows up in the placid academic atmosphere of the exclusive New England boy's school where Jenny works. As Garp becomes a man, the film shifts between the events that shape his world and those that shape his mother's. While Garp follows a "normal" path -- marrying, becoming a father, and establishing himself as an author and teacher -- Jenny continues to make extraordinary decisions and allies herself with a very strange group of characters. And through it all, Jenny remains a powerful, inescapable influence on her son.


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  • UPC: 888574320034
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