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Joel and Ethan Coen take on the classic battle-of-the-sexes screwball comedy with Intolerable Cruelty. George Clooney plays Miles Massey, a high-powered Los Angeles divorce lawyer nearing a midlife crisis. While representing wealthy client Rex Rexroth (Edward Herrmann), Miles meets his match in Rex's gold-digging wife, Marilyn Rexroth (Catherine Zeta-Jones). He's impressed by her similarly heartless ways of using marriage to fuel an expensive lifestyle, but he still defeats her in court. With Marilyn looking to get her revenge and Miles finding himself attracted to her, the two engage in a ruthless romantic pursuit to out-swindle each other. Billy Bob Thornton shows up in a small role as Texas oil tycoon Howard Doyle. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi

  • Release date:October 10, 2003

Cast

George Clooney
as Miles Massey
Catherine Zeta-Jones
as Marylin Rexroth
Geoffrey Rush
as Donovan Donnelly
Cedric the Entertainer
as Gus Petch
Edward Herrmann
as Rex Rexroth
Richard Jenkins
as Freddy Bender
Billy Bob Thornton
as Howard Doyle
Paul Adelstein
as Wrigley
Julia Duffy
as Sara Sorkin
Stacey Travis
as Bonnie Donovan
Jack Kyle
as Ollie Olerud
Jonathan Hadary
as Heinz, the Baron Krauss von Espy
Irwin Keyes
as Wheezy Joe
John Bliss
as Mr. MacKinnon
Mia Cottet
as Ramona Barcelona
Tom Aldredge
as Herb Myerson
Royce D. Applegate
as Mr. Gutman
Kitana Baker
as Santa Fe Tart
Andre Rosey Brown
as Gus's Pal
Blake Clark
as Convention Secretary
Booth Colman
as Gutman Trial Judge
Judith Drake
as Mrs. Gutman
Doug Fisher
as Maitre D'
Mary Gillis
as Court Reporter
Mary Pat Gleason
as Nero's Waitress
Emma Harrison
as Santa Fe Tart
George Ives
as Mrs. Gutman's Lawyer
Wendle Josepher
as Miles' Receptionist
Colin Linden
as Father Scott
Kate Luyben
as Santa Fe Tart
Bridget Marquardt
as Santa Fe Tart
Gary Marshal
as Las Vegas Waiter
Patrick Thomas O'Brien
as Bailiff
Isabell Monk
as Judge Marva Munson
Julie Osburn
as Stewardess
Ken Sagoes
as Gus's Pal
Nicholas Shaffer
as Waiter
Tamie Sheffield
as Santa Fe Tart
Allan Trautman
as Convention Lawyer
Kiersten Warren
as Claire O'Mara
Tamie Sheffield
as Santa Fe Tart
Mia Cottet
as Ramona Barcelona
Kiersten Warren
as Claire O'Mara
Isabell Monk
as Judge Marva Munson
Booth Colman
as Gutman Trial Judge
Mary Gillis
as Court Reporter
Andre Rosey Brown
as Gus's Pal
Patrick Thomas O'Brien
as Bailiff
George Ives
as Mrs. Gutman's Lawyer
Tom Aldredge
as Herb Myerson
Mary Pat Gleason
as Nero's Waitress
Royce D. Applegate
as Mr. Gutman
Allan Trautman
as Convention Lawyer
Emma Harrison
as Santa Fe Tart
Judith Drake
as Mrs. Gutman
Nicholas Shaffer
as Waiter
Ken Sagoes
as Gus's Pal
Kitana Baker
as Santa Fe Tart
Julie Osburn
as Stewardess
Bridget Marquardt
as Santa Fe Tart
Gary Marshal
as Las Vegas Waiter
Doug Fisher
as Maitre D'
Kate Luyben
as Santa Fe Tart
Blake Clark
as Convention Secretary
Colin Linden
as Father Scott
John Bliss
as Mr. MacKinnon
Wendle Josepher
as Miles' Receptionist

Crew

Joel Coen
Director
Ethan Coen
Producer
Brian Grazer
Producer
Robert Ramsey
Screen Story
Robert Ramsey
Screenwriter
John Romano
Screen Story
Ethan Coen
Screenwriter
Matthew Stone
Screenwriter
Matthew Stone
Screen Story
Joel Coen
Screenwriter
Roger Deakins
Cinematographer
Carter Burwell
Composer (Music Score)
David Diliberto
Musical Direction/Supervision
Roderick Jaynes
Editor
Leslie McDonald
Production Designer
Tony Fanning
Art Director
James Whitaker
Co-producer
Grant Heslov
Co-producer
Robert Graf
Associate Producer
Sean Daniel
Executive Producer
James Jacks
Executive Producer
Lori Rowbotham
Set Designer
Nancy Haigh
Set Designer
Andrew Slyder
Costume Designer
Jenny Eagan
Costume Designer
Annie Garrity
Costume Designer
Mary Zophres
Costume Designer
Ariel Gold
Costume Designer
Diana Edgmon
Costume Designer
Alix Hester
Costume Designer
Christine Wada
Costume Designer
Betsy Magruder
First Assistant Director
Clint Dougherty
Camera Operator
Danny Wynands
Stunts
Lisa Hoyle
Stunts
Ellen Chenoweth
Casting
Lewis Goldstein
Dialogue Editor
Mandy Philpott
Production Assistant
Skip Lievsay
Supervising Sound Editor
Skip Lievsay
Re-Recording Mixer
Rachel Tenner
Casting Associate
Jules Carideo
Production Coordinator
Sean Garnhart
Re-Recording Mixer
Sean Garnhart
Sound Effects Director
Kristan Wagner
Location Manager
Rusty Mahmood
Second Second Assistant Director
Angela Stauffer
Art Department Coordinator
Jenny DeArmitt
Production Secretary
Carter Burwell
Conductor
Todd Kasow
Music Editor
Jason Weil
Assistant Art Director
Heather Jennings
Visual Effects Producer
Brian Seccombe
Assistant Properties
Sondra James
Voice Casting
Ritchie Kremer
Properties Master
Steven Visscher
Foley Editor
Jack Blanchard
Set Dresser
Rod Bacote
Location Manager
Cate Montana
Assistant Sound Editor
Patti Brand
Makeup
Emmet Kane
Special Effects Coordinator
Will Dearborn
Camera Loader
David Diliberto
Associate Editor
Nashon Petrushkin
Set Dresser
Cookie Lopez
Key Costumer
Kathy Nelson
Executive Music Producer
Jonathan McGarry
Second Assistant Director
Karen Teneyck
Graphic Design
Tracy Dixon
Extra Casting
Trish Almeida
Key Hairstylist
Erik Bernstein
Best Boy Electric
Greg Orloff
Re-Recording Mixer
Peter Kurland
Production Sound Mixer
Adam Kirby
Set Dresser
Ned Shapiro
Location Manager
Benjamin Cheah
Foley Editor
Jeff Passanante
Construction Coordinator
Stephani Hunter
Assistant Production Coordinator
Robin McMullen
Costumes Supervisor
Joe Heffernan
Special Effects Technician
Danl Kasow
Assistant Music Editor
John Chaldu
Special Effects Technician
Shellaine Corwel
Lead Compositor
Keith Potter
Set Production Assistant
Carrie Cantore
Location Manager
Charles Gilleran
Key Grip
Jery Hewitt
Stunts Coordinator
Judy Heinzen
Location Manager
Emily Calderone
Post Production Assistant
Judy Simpson Cook
Extra Casting
Waldo Sanchez
Hair Styles
Randy Woodside
Chief Lighting Technician
Dean Parker
Music Producer
Paige Augustine
Assistant Set Decorator
Dave Parks
Best Boy Electric
Thomas Johnston
Script Supervisor
Karyn Huston
Hair Styles
Amy Schmiederer
Key Make-up
Ian Silverstein
Assistant Sound Editor
Kenton Jakub
ADR Editor
Katie McQuerrey
Assistant Sound Editor
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