The War of the Roses

The War of the Roses (1989)

Genres - Comedy, Comedy Drama, Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Black Comedy Film, Comedy Drama  |   Release Date - Dec 8, 1989  |   Run Time - 116 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - R
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The War of the Roses is a 1989 American black comedy film based upon the 1981 novel The War of the Roses by Warren Adler. The film follows a wealthy couple with a seemingly perfect marriage. When their marriage begins to fall apart, material possessions become the center of an outrageous and bitter divorce battle.

This is the third film to co-star Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, and Danny DeVito, after Romancing the Stone and its sequel, The Jewel of the Nile. DeVito directed the film, which also had producer James L. Brooks and actor Dan Castellaneta working on a project outside of The Simpsons. The opening title sequence was created by Saul Bass.

In both the novel and the film, the married couple's family name is Rose, and the title is an allusion to the battles between the Houses of York and Lancaster at the end of the Middle Ages.

Movie Info

Budget

$26,000,000

Box Office

$160,188,546

Themes

Tags

Cat, Cult, Dog, Film Based On Literature, Gymnastics, Lawyer

Attributes

Based On: The War of the Roses
Narrative Location: Philadelphia
Subject: conflict, divorce
Time Period: 1980s

Alternate Titles

A Guerra das Rosas
PT
A Guerra dos Roses
BR
A rózsák háborúja
HU
Den vilda jakten på lyckan
SE
Der Rosen-Krieg ... bis daß der Tod uns scheidet
DE
Der Rosenkrieg
AT, DE
Güllerin Savaşı
TR
La Guerra de los Rose
SV
La guerra de los Rose
ES
La guerra de los Roses
AR, MX, PE
La guerra dei Roses
IT
La guerre des Rose
FR
La guerre des Roses
CA
O polemos ton Rose
GR
Rat Ruža
RS
Razboiul familiei Rose
RO
Rosenes krig
NO
Rosornas krig
SE
Rouzų šeimos karas
LT
Ruusujen sota
FI
The War of the Roses
AU, CA, DK, GB, US
Vojna zakoncev Rose
SI
Voyna semeystva rouz
RU
Wojna państwa Rose
PL
Ο πόλεμος των Ρόουζ
GR
Війна подружжя Роуз
UA
Війна Роуз
UA
Война супругов Роуз
, RU
Войната на семейство Роуз
BG
ローズ家の戦争
JP
玫瑰战争
CN
玫瑰戰爭
TW