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626 Ratings

Terms of Endearment

Directed by James L. Brooks
United States, 1983
Romance, Comedy, Drama


The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on living and find joy. Aurora’s interludes with Garrett Breedlove, retired astronaut and next door neighbor are quite striking. In the end, different people show their love in very different ways.

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Terms of Endearment Directed by James L. Brooks

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival


Academy Awards

1984 | 5 wins including: Best Picture

1984 | 6 nominations including: Best Actress in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1983 | 5 wins including: Best Film

BAFTA Awards

1985 | Nominee: Best Actress

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