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James L. Brooks James L. Brooks
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''What if this is as good as it gets?''

11 years, 11 months ago at Nov 7 12:11
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''What if this is as good as it gets?''

A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship.

Jack Nicholson: Melvin Udall

Helen Hunt: Carol Connelly

Greg Kinnear: Simon Bishop

Nicholson won a well-deserved Oscar for this movie. Then again, I feel like he deserves an Oscar for vir... read more

Almost As Good As Nicholson Can Get.

11 years, 7 months ago at Mar 12 2:41
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As good as it gets revolves around a lonely guy named Melvin Udall (Nicholson) into his late fifties or so. He dislikes a lot of things, and is beginning to lose his mind. He lives in an apartment by himself, with a very unfortunate condition "OCD" (obsessive compulsive disorder). I could relate to Nicholson's character from the get go, because I have that condition myself. Anyway, Melvin is asked... read more

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5 years, 1 month ago at Sep 16 17:24
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I saw this back when it was a fairly new movie, I think somebody in the family rented it. Back then I did not care for it at all, particularly not the characters played by Helen Hunt (whose performance I found extremely overrated) or Greg Kinnear.

This ended up being another movie I had to watch in class in 2015. I will say, the second time around was a lot more enjoyable. In this cas... read more
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A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is in an accident.
Release date: 25 December 1997
UPC: 043396217096
Tags: Comedy (46), Romance (33), Drama (32), 1990s (16), 1997 (15), Waitress (11), Road Trip (11), Homophobia (11), Dog (10), Artist (9), Mental Illness (8), (7), Friendship (7), Neighbor (7), Writer (6), Love (5), Restaurant (5), Single Mother (4), Jack Nicholson (4)
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" First Viewing Viewing Date: September 16th Via: iTunes Store Plot: A single mother, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery. Rating: 7.6/10"


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" Helen Hunt, Jack Nicholson and Greg Kinnear Meanwhile, Simon's assault and rehabilitation, coupled with Verdell's (Dog) preference for Melvin (Jack Nicholson), causes Simon to lose his creative muse. Simon (Greg Kinnear) is approaching bankruptcy due to his medical bills. Frank persuades him to go to Baltimore to ask his estranged parents for money. Because Frank (Cuba Gooding Jr.) is too busy to take injured Simon to Baltimore himself, Melvin reluctantly agrees to do so; Frank lends Me"


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