Irreconcilable Differences Poster

Release Date: 1984

DVD Release Date: April 14th, 2009

PG|1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary
Albert Brodsky (Ryan O'Neal) and his wife, Lucy (Shelley Long), are both highly successful in their fields. While Albert has a thriving career as a filmmaker, Lucy is a well-received writer, but their occupations keep them away from each other and their young daughter, Casey (Drew Barrymore). When Casey has had enough of her parents' strained relationship, she decides to sue them for divorce. After Casey's cause gets media attention, the family is forced to reassess their life together.

Cast: Drew Barrymore, Ryan O'Neal, Shelley Long, Sam Wanamaker, Allen Garfield, Sharon Stone, David Paymer, David Graf

Director: Charles Shyer

Genres: Comedy drama

Keywords: Love, Father, 1980s, Daughter, Emotional, Mother, Melodramatic


Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture