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Divorce Wars: A Love Story (1982)

High-powered Seattle divorce lawyer Jack Sturgess discovers that his own marriage is failing and must juggle his own domestic conflicts with his clients' problems.

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Donald Wrye

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Donald Wrye (teleplay), Linda Elstad (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Selleck ... Jack Sturgess
Jane Curtin ... Vickey Sturgess
Candice Azzara ... Sylvia Bemous (as Candy Azzara)
Joan Bennett ... Adele Burgess
Maggie Cooper Maggie Cooper ... Leslie Fields
Charles Haid ... Fred Bemous
Viveca Lindfors ... Barbara Harper
Philip Sterling ... Max Bernheimer
Dorothy Fielding Dorothy Fielding ... Cleo
Mimi Rogers ... Belinda Wittiker
Joe Regalbuto ... Barry Fields
Alan Oppenheimer ... Arthur Lazar
Erica Yohn Erica Yohn ... Martha Lazar
David Young ... Greg Zapelli
Lara Swimmer Lara Swimmer ... Amanda Sturgess
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High-powered Seattle divorce lawyer Jack Sturgess discovers that his own marriage is failing and must juggle his own domestic conflicts with his clients' problems.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Scheidungskriege See more »

Filming Locations:

Seattle, Washington, USA

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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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The best work of Tom Selleck
7 April 2007 | by seepirtleSee all my reviews

Tom Selleck did a wonderful job of playing the part of Jack, the divorce lawyer. He showed a very emotional side of himself and played the roll very convincingly and with ease. The movie provided insight into how petty situations can become during a divorce. The scene with the fight over a little wooden horse was an awaking of how people react under the pressure of trying to get their fare share of property. Hopefully, Divorce Wars will one day be out on DVD.

Jane Curtain did an excellent job, as well. She and Tom Selleck played off of each other well and were a convincing couple of whom should not have been married.


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