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As Good as It Gets (1997)

Cast: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Shirley Knight

Director(s): James L. Brooks

Language: English

Genre: Comedy


Acerbic and outwardly despicable pulp novelist Melvin Udall lives in a haze of obsessive-compulsive behavior patterns, avoiding cracks in the sidewalk and rigidly adhering to his regimen of daily breakfasts in the cafe where harried single mom Carol Connelly (Helen Hunt) is the only waitress he'll accept. But his ordered, hermetic world falls apart when his neighbor, a gay painter, needs a babysitter for his cherished dog--and only his long-time nemesis Melvin will do. Then, when the waitress's ... [Get complete synopsis]


MasterWoodsman wrote on June 20, 2005, 11:05 pm
Just caught this on the tube. Pretty good chick flick overall. Nicholson's part is one the most unlikable and original characters in a long time. The writing was top notch. Many parts of the movie are downers, but the movie ends on a happy note.

One of the greatest lines: A female fan (of his writing) as Nicholson "How do you write women so well?"

"I think of a man, and then I remove logic and accountability"

Deril wrote on June 21, 2005, 10:28 am
I didn't love the movie as a whole, but the acting was great by all. I though Kinnear was very good (and even Cuba Gooding Jr.) Nicholson was excellent as always.
Papamikey wrote on June 21, 2005, 5:22 pm
Good movie, it was better than I thought it would've been...

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motleymitch wrote on June 22, 2005, 2:33 am
Agreed. Liked it better than I thought too. Didn't care for or believe in the ending though. Cooome Ooooon!!!
Still, nice acting all around.
Helen Hunt peaked here and will never be heard from again. ('Team America' notwithstanding.)

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