To tell the the truth, over 17 years later, i'm a little embarrassed about having given this movie four stars for all my affection for james l brooks, in spite of everything (and including his most recent picture, the much-reviled how do you know), this is far from being his best work — jr as good as it gets. A dysfunctional writer's world is forever changed by a waitress with a sick child, an artist neighbor and an ugly but endearing little dog 1997 tristar pict. Buy as good as it gets: read 1004 movies & tv reviews - amazoncom in this movie his character is a pompous ocd writer that is set on his ways and realizes change isn't impossible of course, this movie is funny because it certainly is not pc and all the actors are excellent in the roles they playwe know this. Ticket to a special screening of 'as good as it gets' at vue cinema (the light) in leeds this screening is part of leeds international festival 2018 as good as it gets is a feature-length documentary film about leeds rhinos launching at leeds international festival 2018 it is a story of sacrifice, glory and the agonising. As good as it gets script at the internet movie script database. As good as it gets is a 1997 american romantic comedy film directed by james l brooks it stars jack nicholson as a misanthropic and obsessive-compulsive novelist, helen hunt as a single mother with a chronically ill son, and greg kinnear as a gay artist the screenplay was written by mark andrus and brooks.
As good as it gets is a feature-length documentary film about leeds rhinos, premiering at leeds international festival 2018 it is a story of sacrifice, glory and the agonising pursuit of a legacy the film stars kevin sinfield, jamie peacock, jamie jones-buchanan, brian mcdermott, gary hetherington and. James l brooks, whose work for the cinema consists of only three previous films, terms of endearment, broadcast news and the fascinating but flawed ii`ll do anything, has come up with a crowd-pleasing formula with as good as it gets, which has already scored at the golden globe awards this is the kind of film you. If you haven't seen it yet, please go see as good as it gets, starring jack nicholson as an ocd sufferer.
As good as it gets details: 1997, uk, usa, cert 15, 134 mins direction: james l brooks and james l brooks genre: comedy / romance summary: a misanthropic novelist (nicholson) gets drawn out of his shell by a gay artist ( kinnear) and an acerbic, working-class waitress (hunt) with: greg kinnear, helen hunt and. Ostensibly, this romantic comedy drama from director james l brooks is about jack nicholson he plays melvin udall, a homophobic bigot who insults everyone , lives alone, writes trashy novels for a living and has obsessive-compulsive disorder however, the movie is really about helen hunt, who plays that corniest of. If you revisit “as good as it gets” now, you can see how much has changed in hollywood for starters, the movie cost $50 million, a much larger budget than what studios currently spend on character-driven ensembles like “three billboards outside ebbing, missouri” or “lady bird” when it opened in theaters on december. As good as it gets is a feature-length documentary film about leeds rhinos, premiering at leeds international festival 2018 it is a story of sacrifice, glory and the agonising pursuit of a legacy the film stars kevin sinfield, jamie peacock, jamie jones-buchanan, brian mcdermott, gary hetherington and more it is.
As good as it gets is a film about melvin, a romance novelist with compulsive, obsessive syndrome and, how a neighbor's dog and a waitress change his life forever starring: jack nicholson, helen hunt and greg kinnear director(s): james l brooks producer(s): old friends productions screenwriter(s): mark andrus. New york film locations from the movie as good as it gets starring jack nicholson and helen hunt. About the movie 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,.
As good as it gets movie reviews & metacritic score: an unusual friendship develops between three people in new york city: a single mother working as a waitr. Jack nicholson, helen hunt, greg kinnear and cuba gooding, jr, star in james l brooks' hit comedy, as good as it gets nicholson as a single mom with a chronically asthmatic young son, hunt gives the film its conscience and integrity (along with plenty of wry humoor)and she also won an oscar for her wonderful.
As good as it gets (1997) was nominated for a total of seven oscars, including best picture this role earned jack nicholson his 11th oscar nomination – his first since a few good men (1993) nicholson and hunt both won oscars for these performances it was nicholson's 3rd and hunt's 1st the movie won an american. Watch as good as it gets movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at tvguidecom. Other articles where as good as it gets is discussed:brooks scored another hit with as good as it gets (1997), which presented a romance between an aging curmudgeon (played by jack nicholson) and a single mother (helen hunt) and garnered oscars for both of its leads his later films include spanglish (2004).
Comedy kinnear, cuba gooding jr a single mother and waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery everything is good and warm in this movie, everything is fresh and vivacious, understandable and well performed jack nicholson brings one of. Melvin (jack nicholson in an academy award-winning performance) is a successful manhattan romance novelist who prefers to keep people at a distance he verbally assaults neighbors and strangers and suffers from an obsessive- compulsive disorder that compels him to jump down the street in order to avoid cracks in. As good as it gets is a 1997 rom com from the mind of james l brooks, and starring jack nicholson, helen hunt, and greg kinnear featuring a relatively small cast, the crux of the story revolves around a reclusive novelist named melvin udall: his hostility toward his neighbour, simon (kinnear) and his fixation. Janet maslin reviews james l brooks's film as good as it gets, with helen hunt and jack nicholson photo (m.
Jack nicholson was 60 years old when he played melvin udall, which is a little too old for the character he's playing, especially when you consider that his co- star and romantic love interest, helen hunt as carol the waitress, was just 34 and yet, who could have played him better who could have taken. As good as it gets is a perfect christmas release, not because the story takes place during the yule season, but because many of the plot elements are straight out of charles dickens' a christmas carol there's more than just a little scrooge in. As good as it gets is a 1997 film about a misanthropic author, a waitress, and a gay artist who form an unlikely friendship after the artist is in an accident directed by [to melvin udall] i want your life for one minute where my biggest problem is someone offering me a free convertible so i can get outta this city [to melvin.