Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear and Cuba Gooding, Jr., star in James L. Brooks' hit comedy, As Good As It Gets. Nicholson gives a show-stopping performance as Melvin Udall, an obsessive-compulsive novelist with Manhattan's meanest mouth. But when his neighbor Simon is hospitalized, Melvin is forced to babysit Simon's dog. And that unexpected act of kindness, along with waitress Carol Connelly, helps put Melvin back in the human race.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
307 Ratings
307 Ratings

85% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.2/10
  • Fresh 66
  • Rotten 12

Critics Consensus: James L. Brooks and Jack Nicholson, doing what they do best, combine smart dialogue and flawless acting to squeeze fresh entertainment value out of the romantic-comedy genre.

15+ COMMON SENSE

Funny, but not a light comedy for youngsters.

Information

Studio
Sony Pictures
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 1997 TriStar Pictures, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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