Search results for "Jack Nicholson"


Jack Nicholson - Das teuflische Grinsen Hollywoods (2017)

A German Documentary on Jack Nicholson  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Annette Baumeister
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Danny DeVito  •  Adam Sandler  •  Jennifer Lawrence

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Broadcast News (1987) RT 98% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James L. Brooks
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Albert Brooks  •  Holly Hunter  •  Robert Prosky




Carnal Knowledge (1971) RT 89% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2001

The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Candice Bergen  •  Art Garfunkel  •  Ann-Margret

Chinatown (1974) RT 98% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Faye Dunaway  •  John Huston  •  Perry Lopez

Easy Rider (1969) RT 89% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 1999

A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Dennis Hopper
CAST:  Peter Fonda  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Antonio Mendoza  •  Phil Spector

Five Easy Pieces (1970) RT 87% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Rafelson
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Karen Black  •  Billy Green Bush  •  Fannie Flagg

Head (1968) RT 75% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 1998

The Monkees are tossed about in a psychedelic, surrealist, plotless, circular bit of fun fluff.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Bob Rafelson
CAST:  Peter Tork  •  Davy Jones  •  Micky Dolenz  •  Michael Nesmith

Heartburn (1986) RT 47% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Maureen Stapleton

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

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) RT 95% / Audience 96%

DVD release: Dec 1997

While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Louise Fletcher  •  Danny DeVito  •  William Redfield

Prizzi's Honor (1985) RT 88% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Robert Loggia  •  William Hickey