The War of the Roses
First screened in Winter 1990 / Most recently screened in June 2014
Director: Danny DeVito. Cast: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Marianne Sägebrecht, Peter Donat, G.D. Spradlin, Sean Astin, Heather Fairfield, Trenton Teigen, Bethany McKinney. Screenplay: Michael Leeson (based on the novel by Warren Adler). Twitter Capsule:
Unusual commitment to miasmal acrimony of divorce, but filmmaking is all over the place. DeVito adds nothing.
Death-knell of popular 80s Douglas-Turner teaming. Level of mutual loathing rare in any US movie mistakable for a "romantic comedy." Sticking to it even rarer. And it was a hit!