Search results for "Jack Nicholson"


The Two Jakes (1990) RT 65% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Nov 1999

This sequel to the classic Chinatown finds private detective Jake Gittes still haunted from the events of the first film. Hired by a man to investigate his wife's infidelities ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jack Nicholson
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Meg Tilly  •  Madeleine Stowe

Goin' South (1978) RT 71% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Jack Nicholson
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Mary Steenburgen  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  John Belushi

Drive, He Said (1971) RT 67% / Audience 23%

DVD release: Feb 2012

Hector is a star basketball player for the College basketball team he plays for, the Leopards. His girlfriend, Olive, doesn't know whether to stay with him or leave him. And ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jack Nicholson
CAST:  William Tepper  •  Karen Black  •  Michael Margotta  •  Bruce Dern

The Terror (1963)

Lieutenant Andre Duvalier has been accidentally separated from his regiment. He is wandering near the coast when he sees a young woman. He asks the road to Coldon, where he ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jack Nicholson  •  Jack Hill  •  Francis Ford Coppola  •  Roger Corman  •  Monte Hellman
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Sandra Knight  •  Dick Miller

Batman (1989) RT 72% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 1997

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker, who has seized control of Gotham's underworld.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Kim Basinger  •  Michael Gough

A Safe Place (1971) RT Audience 23%

DVD release: Feb 2012

A young woman named Noah lives alone in New York. She is a disturbed flower child, who retreats into her past, yearning for lost innocence. She recalls her childhood, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Henry Jaglom
CAST:  Tuesday Weld  •  Orson Welles  •  Philip Proctor  •  Jack Nicholson

About Schmidt (2002) RT 85% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Warren Schmidt is a retired insurance salesman, who at age 66, has no particular plans other than to drive around in the motor home his wife insisted they buy. He's not ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Kathy Bates  •  Hope Davis  •  Dermot Mulroney

As Good as It Gets (1997) RT 86% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 1998

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  James L. Brooks
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Helen Hunt  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011) RT 92% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2012

Chronicles the six-decade career of the U.S. film industry's most diverse, dogged and resourceful low-budget producer-director-entrepeneur, painting the soft-spoken Roger ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alex Stapleton
CAST:  Martin Scorsese  •  Robert De Niro  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  Jack Nicholson

How Do You Know (2010) RT 32% / Audience 25%

DVD release: Mar 2011

After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James L. Brooks
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Paul Rudd  •  Owen Wilson  •  Jack Nicholson




The Bucket List (2007) RT 40% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2008

Corporate billionaire Edward and working class mechanic Carter have nothing in common except for their terminal illnesses. While sharing a hospital room together, they decide ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Sean Hayes  •  Beverly Todd

The Departed (2006) RT 91% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Feb 2007

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise in Martin Scorsese's ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Matt Damon  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Mark Wahlberg

Something's Gotta Give (2003) RT 71% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Diane Keaton  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Frances McDormand

Anger Management (2003)

After a misunderstanding aboard an airplane that escalates out of control, the mild-mannered Dave Buznik is ordered by Judge Daniels to attend anger management sessions run by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Luis Guzmán

The Pledge (2001) RT 78% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A police chief about to retire pledges to help a woman find her daughter's killer. Based on a story by Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sean Penn
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Helen Mirren  •  Robin Wright

Mars Attacks! (1996) RT 52% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jun 1997

'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Glenn Close  •  Annette Bening  •  Pierce Brosnan

Blood and Wine (1996) RT 61% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Feb 2006

A man who has failed as a father and husband commits a heist to make money for his fledging business, but things become complicated when his wife interferes.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bob Rafelson
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Stephen Dorff  •  Jennifer Lopez  •  Judy Davis