Released Date
December 19, 1979
Distributor
Columbia Pictures
Genre
Drama
Rating
PG
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$106,260,000 + $0 = $106,260,000
72

Meryl Streep

as Joanna (Stern) Kramer

84

Dustin Hoffman

as Ted Kramer

72

JoBeth Williams

as Phyllis Bernard

50

Justin Henry

as Billy Kramer

82

Jane Alexander

as Margaret Phelps

1913-1990

Howard Duff

as John Shaunessy

About Kramer vs. Kramer

Ted Kramer's wife leaves him, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.

About

Robert Benton-directed film about a vicious custody battle over a divorced couple's son. The film won five Academy Awards including Best Picture. 

Trivia

The film was remade in India with Akele Hum Akele Tum in 1995 and in Mexico with the 2013 feature No se aceptan devoluciones.