Amazingly acted and wonderully written romance/drama film.
over 2 years
such a feel good film! The characters really grew on me. it was sweet and funny.
over 3 years
This makes me smile. Nicholson and co are great. Well written too.
Unique and enjoyable - great actors, love it!
At moments bleak, but if you can find the beauty it holds, in the end you will love it.
over 6 years
Lovely offbeat romance. Wonderful act by Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt. Rewatched it often
As Good as It Gets is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by James L. Brooks and produced by Laura Ziskin. It stars Jack Nicholson as a misanthropic, obsessive-compulsive novelist, Helen Hunt as a single mother with an asthmatic son, and Greg Kinnear as a gay artist. The screenplay was written by Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks.
Both Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt won the Academy Award for Best Actor and Academy Award for Best Actress, respectively, making As Good As It Gets the latest film to win both of the lead acting awards, and the first since 1991. It is ranked 140th on Empire magazine's "The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time" list.
Melvin Udall is a misanthrope who works at home as a best-selling novelist in New York City. He suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder which, paired with his misanthropy, puts off the neighbors in his Manhattan apartment building and nearly everyone else with whom he comes into contact. He eats breakfast at the same table in the same...