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Jerry Maguire Details


Combining drama, comedy, and romance, Jerry Maguire was a critical and commercial success built on an original script by writer/director Cameron Crowe and an Oscar-nominated performance by Tom Cruise. Jerry Maguire (Tom Cruise) is an agent with a major sports management firm. He's enthusiastic, successful, a great negotiator and people like him. But it begins to dawn on Jerry that there's something wrong with what he's doing, and not long after a troubling encounter with the son of an injured athlete he represents, Jerry has a serious crisis of conscience. In the midst of a sleepless night, Jerry writes a memo calling on himself and his colleagues to think more about the long-term welfare of the clients they represent and less about immediate profits. While everyone around him applauds the sentiment, Jerry's superiors think his ideas are bad for business; Jerry is fired, and, rather than standing in solidarity with him, his "friends" in the firm scramble like sharks to claim Jerry's clients. At the end of his last day, the only people willing to join Jerry as he strikes out on his own are staff accountant Dorothy (Renee Zellweger), a single mother secretly in love with him, and Rod Tidwell (Cuba Gooding Jr.), a football player whose pride and arrogance have gotten in the way of his reaching his potential. Jerry Maguire earned an Academy Award for Cuba Gooding Jr.'s performance as Tidwell and provided a breakthrough role for Renee Zellweger; it also made "Show me the money!" an unavoidable catchphrase for several months. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:December 6, 1996


Awarded by
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Joe Hutshing Best Editing 1996 Nominee
Broadcast Film Critics Association Jonathan Lipnicki Best Child Performance 1996 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Laurence Mark Best Picture 1996 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Richard Sakai Best Picture 1996 Nominee
Directors Guild of America Cameron Crowe Best Director 1996 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Cameron Crowe Best Original Screenplay 1996 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Cameron Crowe Best Picture 1996 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Tom Cruise Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 1996 Winner
National Board of Review Tom Cruise Best Actor 1996 Winner
Screen Actors Guild Tom Cruise Best Actor 1996 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tom Cruise Best Actor 1996 Nominee
National Board of Review Renée Zellweger Best Breakthrough Performance 1996 Winner
National Society of Film Critics Renée Zellweger Best Supporting Actress (Runner-up) 1996 Winner
Screen Actors Guild Renée Zellweger Best Supporting Actress 1996 Nominee
Screen Actors Guild Cuba Gooding, Jr. Best Supporting Actor 1996 Winner
Broadcast Film Critics Association Cuba Gooding, Jr. Best Supporting Actor 1996 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Cuba Gooding, Jr. Best Supporting Actor 1996 Winner
Chicago Film Critics Association Cuba Gooding, Jr. Best Supporting Actor 1996 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences James L. Brooks Best Picture 1996 Nominee


Tom Cruise
as Jerry Maguire
Cuba Gooding, Jr.
as Rod Tidwell
Renée Zellweger
as Dorothy Boyd
Kelly Preston
as Avery Bishop
Jay Mohr
as Bob Sugar
Jerry O'Connell
as Frank Cushman
Bonnie Hunt
as Laurel Boyd
Jonathan Lipnicki
as Ray Boyd
Regina King
as Marcee Tidwell
Beau Bridges
as Matt Cushman [uncredited]
Todd Louiso
as Chad The Nanny
Tom Gallop
as Ben
Toby Huss
as Steve Remo
David Ursin
as General Manager
Lightfield Lewis
as Room Service Waiter
Jerry Cantrell
as Jesus of CopyMat
Jared Jussim
as Dicky Fox
Larina Adamson
as Women's Group Member
Stacey Williams
as Former Girlfriend
Al Michaels
as Himself
Mike Tirico
as Himself
Rod Tate
as "Baja" Brunard
Theo Greenly
as Hootie Fan
Rick Johnson
as John Swenson
Eric Stoltz
as Ethan Valhere
Donal Logue
as Rick (Junior Agent)
Reagan Gomez-Preston
as Tidwell's Cousin
Luis Damian
as Mariachi Band Member
Drew Rosenhaus
as Himself
Wayne Fontes
as Himself
Klair Bybee
as NFL Guest
Drew Bledsoe
as Himself
Evelyn Fontes
as Herself
Brandon Christianson
as Young Golfer
Kerry Collins
as Himself
Mark Pellington
as Bill Dooler
Winnie Holzman
as Women's Group Member
Ingrid Beer
as Anne-Louise
Dallas Malloy
as Himself
Cha-Cha Sandoval
as Women's Group Member
Golde Starger
as Former Girlfriend
Drake Bell
as Jesse Remo
Aries Spears
as Tee Pee
Mike White
as Himself
Lucy Liu
as Former Girlfriend
Alexandra Wentworth
as Bobbi Fallon
Jeremy Suarez
as Tyson Tidwell
Jerry Ziesmer
as Trainer
Jeffrey Lurie
as Himself
Tom Friend
as Himself
Amaryllis Borrego
as Former Girlfriend
Susan Pingleton
as Women's Group Member
Jim Irsay
as Himself
Lisa Amsterdam
as Patricia Logan
Emily Procter
as Former Girlfriend
Art Monk
as Himself
Troy Aikman
as Himself
Lauren Parker
as Former Girlfriend
Susan Norfleet
as Women's Group Member
Jim Moffatt
as NFL Guest
Justina Vail
as Former Girlfriend
Stephanie Furst
as Former Girlfriend
Shannon Thornton
as Pressbox Columnist
Alison Armitage
as Former Girlfriend
Kirsten Krueger
as Draft Reporter
Johnnie Morton
as Himself
Russel Lunday
as Doctor
Angela Goethals
as Kathy Sanders
Beaumont Bacon
as Cleo
Stanley Sessoms
as Shower Man
Meg Irsay
as Herself
Christine Cavanaugh
as Mrs. Remo
Ivana Milicevic
as Ex Girlfriend
Rebecca Rigg
as Former Girlfriend
Lamont Johnson
as Weepy Athlete
Danny Rimmer
as Sad Autograph Boy
Warren Moon
as Himself
Charlie Cronin
as Hootie Fan
Ivana Marina
as Former Girlfriend
Brent Barry
as Calvin Nack
Leslie Upson
as Flight Attendant
Dan Dierdorf
as Himself
Alberto Alfavo
as Mariachi Band Member
Rick Mirer
as Himself
Katarina Witt
as Herself
Hynden Walch
as Women's Group Member
Kelly Coffield
as Jan
Glenn Frey
as Dennis Wilburn
Jann Wenner
as Scully


Cameron Crowe
Cameron Crowe
Laurence Mark
James L. Brooks
Richard Sakai
Cameron Crowe
Janusz Kaminski
Danny Bramson
Musical Direction/Supervision
David Moritz
Joe Hutshing
Rod Basham
Stephen Lineweaver
Production Designer
Clayton R. Hartley
Art Director
John D. Schofield
Bruce S. Pustin
Lisa Stewart
Associate Producer
Bridget Johnson
Executive Producer
Clay Griffith
Set Designer
Christopher Gerrity
First Assistant Director
Amy Schmidt
First Assistant Director
Jerry Ziesmer
First Assistant Director
Warren Turner
First Assistant Director
Leigh Steinberg
Mark Pellington
Ken Wolfe
Susan Dukow
Donald Marks
Camera Operator
Stephen F. Andrich
Camera Operator
Chuck Cohen
Camera Operator
Jeff Wexler
Sound Mixer
Gil Gagnon
Production Manager
Tricia Tomey
Gail Levin
Tony Lamberti
Sound Effects Director
Tim Ketzer
CGI Effects
Jim Lapidus
Costumes Supervisor
Ariana Lingenfelser
Visual Effects Producer
Christopher Gerrity
Supervising Editor
Craig Jaeger
Foley Editor
Carlton Kaller
Music Editor
Chuck Cohen
Sequence Director
Randy Kelley
Sound Effects Director
Paul Massey
Re-Recording Mixer
Barbara Boguski
ADR Editor
Carrie Angland
Chris Jargo
Supervising ADR Editor
Brad Kuehn
Visual Effects Supervisor
Michael Wilhoit
Supervising Sound Editor
Amy Schmidt
Supervising Editor
Andrew Ullman
Location Manager
Lori Stilson
Costumes Supervisor
Amy Herman
Unit Production Manager
Katherine Kallis
Location Manager
Rick Kline
Re-Recording Mixer
Pacific Title
Title Design
Wylie Stateman
Supervising Sound Editor
Doug Hemphill
Re-Recording Mixer
Frawley Becker
Location Manager
Hector Gika
Sound Effects Director
Gary Mundheim
Dialogue Editor
Jon Title
Sound Effects Director
Dino R. Dimuro
Foley Editor
Andrew Stone
Unit Production Manager
Allan Graf
Second Unit Director
Allan Graf
Stunts Coordinator
Joanie Blum
Script Supervisor