The War of the Roses is here to tell you to stay in a bad marriage until you die.
by MATT STOKES | OCTOBER 5, 2018
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The War of the Roses
Director: Danny DeVito
Oliver Rose: Michael Douglas
Barbara Rose: Kathleen Turner
Gavin: Danny DeVito
Released: December 8, 1989
Domestic Box Office: $87 million
What other movies have we been reconsidering?
Clint Eastwood’s Mystic River is a schlocky mess
Mystic River (2003) | Directed by Clint Eastwood | Starring Kevin Bacon, Sean Penn, Tim Robbins
Stir of Echoes is a lot like The Sixth Sense but also not at all
Stir Of Echoes (1999) | Directed by David Koepp | Starring Kevin Bacon, Kathryn Erbe, Illeana Douglas
Norman Bates? More like Charming Fellow.
Psycho (1960) | Directed by Alfred Hitchcock | Starring Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles
Hocus Pocus, Pile of Puke
Hocus Pocus (1993) | Directed by Kenny Ortega | Starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy
Spielberg gets The Color Purple wrong, but it’s still pretty good
The Color Purple (1985) | Directed by Steven Spielberg | Starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Margaret Avery
Close Encounters Of The Third Kind is just gaga for aliens… and you should be too!
Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977) | Directed by Steven Spielberg | Starring Richard Dreyfuss, Melinda Dillon, Teri Garr
Dude, Where’s My Car? is a mean movie about nice boys
Dude, Where’s My Car? (2000) | Directed by Danny Leiner | Starring Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Garner
Synecdoche, New York? More like Jolly, Good Time!
Synecdoche, New York (2008) | Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Catherine Keener
Ron Howard’s Parenthood tries to show what parenting is really like, fails
Parenthood (1989) | Directed by Ron Howard | Starring Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest
Godfather 3 is a fascinating movie that should never have been made
The Godfather, part III (1990) | Directed by Francis Ford Coppola | Starring Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire