The War of the Roses

 (2,969)6.81 h 56 min1989X-RayR
The story of the wealthy Roses, whose cantankerous divorce escalates from a battle of wills into an all-out war! With Danny DeVito.
Directors
Danny DeVito
Starring
Michael DouglasKathleen TurnerDanny DeVito
Genres
ComedyDrama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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Supporting actors
Marianne SagebrechtSean AstinHeather FairfieldG.D. SpradlinPeter DonatTrenton TeigenBethany McKinney
Producers
James A. BrooksArnon Milchan
Studio
20TH CENTURY FOX
Rating
R (Restricted)
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Prime Video (streaming online video)
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4.6 out of 5 stars

2969 global ratings

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  2. 11% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 5% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 1% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 4% of reviews have 1 stars
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EMCnSRReviewed in the United States on August 15, 2018
1.0 out of 5 stars
Defected disc
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Buyers beware
When I opened the case, I noticed absolutely no literature. Nothing but the DVD. This DVD disabled my Blu-ray player. I thought it was my Blu-ray player, I had an issue with it before. This disc would not play, the disc could not eject, and the Blu-ray did not turn off. I disconnected the power, changed the batteries. I call Amazon to inform the company of this defect. Amazon knows I spend $$$$ on my account. I was not after a $12 refund. I called AT&T to check for any issues, I called the cable company to check for any problems and then I called Sony to help me solve this issue. The same answer every time. The disc. I pry the player open with a flat screwdriver. I completely wreck the bluray player, but I figured it served its purpose. Also, I have a backup player I purchased at a very low cost. I try my other Blu-ray player that's a couple of years old. The exact same thing. The player becomes disabled. This time I disconnected all connections on the player. Wait and the disc ejects. I was hesitant about inserting another disc, but all is fine with the player.
I'm purchasing this movie in a bluray format. If this doesn't work, maybe it's meant to be a sign not to watch a movie about a nasty violent divorce
24 people found this helpful
mysticwolf45Reviewed in the United States on February 14, 2019
1.0 out of 5 stars
Do not buy from this seller
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This dvd will not play. I loaded it and it just sat there. Could not eject the disc. It froze everything up in the Blu Ray Player. I had to unplug the player, plug it back in and constantly hit eject until it finally came out. I wasted money on this crap. This is the first one star review I have had to give on this site......that should tell you something there, seller.
22 people found this helpful
Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United States on March 22, 2020
1.0 out of 5 stars
DISC DOESN'T WORK! DESTROYED MY BLU RAY PLAYER!!
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Like several other people's situation, this DVD killed my Blu Ray player!😡 Called tech support, tried everything but I also ended up having to pry apart my player to get the diseased disc out! Before this, it worked perfectly fine! I really think if Amazon is going to carry and sell merchandise that is beyond defective, they need to reimburse for damages! See
16 people found this helpful
annieReviewed in the United States on October 26, 2019
1.0 out of 5 stars
BAD BAD DVD
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Ordered the first one The War Of The Roses Special Edition, wouldn't play and almost broke my DVD player could not get the thing out. Received another one at on cost to us, guess what it doesn't play either. Like to never got it to let go of the DVD player it wasn't going to turn loose. Thought it was really tore up with the second DVD. Will be sending it back , too.
16 people found this helpful
Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United States on March 3, 2021
1.0 out of 5 stars
WARNING Terrible Disc
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When I inserted the disc, it froze my Blu-ray player! I finally took the player apart and got the disc out. I mistakenly inserted the disc into a new, fresh out of the box, player and it froze again!! This disc is defective and will ruin your Blu-ray players. DO NOT PURCHASE THIS DISC, I just wish Amazon would take this off the available listing as I now see others have had the same problem. I am returning my player with the disc lodged inside!

Add on: I finally got the disc out so I didn't need to return the player as it was not the problem.
5 people found this helpful
toollady1950Reviewed in the United States on November 20, 2018
1.0 out of 5 stars
Won’t play
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This is the second time I’ve ordered this movie and it won’t play. The screen just goes blank. I’d really like to get this movie, but I’m really leary about buying it again. There’s no place for a zero stars, so I have to give it a “1”
15 people found this helpful
sheriReviewed in the United States on September 23, 2018
1.0 out of 5 stars
Buyer Beware
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This Dvd screwed up my Blu-ray player as another reviewer mentioned. I had to disconnect the player in order to remove the disk. Unfortunately I purchased this when moving and just tried to watch it and its past the return time. VERY DISSAPOINTED!
14 people found this helpful
Sony_XLReviewed in the United States on June 21, 2016
4.0 out of 5 stars
every married couple!
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This movie may be kinda funny but it conveys deep truths about the probabilities and tendencies of annihilating each other in marriage. Once one has not reached the stage of allowing one's desires and tastes to be shaped by the other partner (and vice versa), there'll always be a further episode to the war of the roses. Once an issue begins, the movie teaches that it has to be discussed thoroughly, understood by both parties and resolved as soon as possible before it assumes unpleasant dimensions. The ripple effects of an atmosphere devoid of compromise and forgiveness are unavoidable:no intimacy, lack of trust, apathy and insensitivity to each other's feelings, family breakdown and ultimate destruction. A movie every married couple should watch at one point or another in their marriage life, probably at the beginning of their marriage.
13 people found this helpful
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