As Good as It Gets (1997)

As Good as It Gets (1997)
  • Time: 139 min
  • Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance
  • Director: James L. Brooks
  • Cast: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr.


New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast.

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  • “As Good as It Gets” is a very funny movie, filled with great acting. Jack Nicholson is absolutely perfect, and Helen Hunt deserves a good nomination also. An excellent cast does justice to an equally fine script. What makes so great about it, is the simple but perfect character driven plot. This is one of those movies you can watch with just about anyone. I can recommend it!

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