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In the William Goldman-scripted, Bryan Forbes-directed adaptation of Ira Levin's savagely satiric sci-fi novel The Stepford Wives, housewife Joanna (Katharine Ross) moves with husband Walter (Peter Masterson) and their children to the "ideal" suburban community of Stepford, CT. Slowly, Joanna deduces that something is amiss; most of the other housewives are vapid creatures who speak in trivialities and live only to please their husbands. Together with new friend Bobby (Paula Prentiss), she investigates this curious status quo. When Bobby also succumbs to cloying sweetness, Joanna discovers that Stepford's husbands have conspired with male chauvinist scientists to replace all the wives with computerized android duplicates. The Stepford Wives became a massive, runaway hit, earning four million dollars domestically. Mega-producer Scott Rudin and director Frank Oz teamed up for a remake in 2004. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:February 12, 1975

Cast

Katharine Ross
as Joanna Eberhart
Paula Prentiss
as Bobby Markowe
Peter Masterson
as Walter
Nanette Newman
as Carol
Patrick O'Neal
as Dale Coba
Tina Louise
as Charmaine
Paula Trueman
as Welcome Wagon Lady
Remak Ramsay
as Atkinson
John Aprea
as Policeman
Joanna Cassidy
William Prince
as Artist
Carole Mallory
as Kit Sunderson
Judith Baldwin
as Mrs. Cornell
Barbara Rucker
as Marie Ann Stavros
George Coe
as Claude Axhelm
Franklin Cover
as Ed Wimpiris
Robert Fields
as Raymond Chandler
Michael Higgins
as Mr. Cornell
Martha Greenhouse
as Mrs. Kirgassa
Simon Deckard
as Dave Markowe
Mary Stuart Masterson
as Kim Eberhart
Matt Russo
as Moving Man 1
Kenneth McMillan
as Market Manager
Dee Wallace
as Nettie the Maid
Tom Spratley
as Doorman
Josef Sommer
as Ted Van Sant
Barbara Rucker
as Marie Ann Stavros
Josef Sommer
as Ted Van Sant
Franklin Cover
as Ed Wimpiris
William Prince
as Artist
Robert Fields
as Raymond Chandler
Mary Stuart Masterson
as Kim Eberhart
Kenneth McMillan
as Market Manager
Judith Baldwin
as Mrs. Cornell
Simon Deckard
as Dave Markowe
Tom Spratley
as Doorman
John Aprea
as Policeman
Dee Wallace
as Nettie the Maid
Martha Greenhouse
as Mrs. Kirgassa
George Coe
as Claude Axhelm
Carole Mallory
as Kit Sunderson
Matt Russo
as Moving Man 1
Michael Higgins
as Mr. Cornell

Crew

Bryan Forbes
Director
Edgar J. Scherick
Producer
Gustave Berne
Producer
Ira Levin
Book Author
William Goldman
Screenwriter
Owen Roizman
Cinematographer
Timothy Gee
Editor
Gene Callahan
Production Designer
Gustave Berne
Executive Producer
James J. Sabat
Sound/Sound Designer
Juliet Taylor
Casting
Peggy Farrell
Costume/Wardrobe
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