As good as it gets
|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 14 Libraries 14 of 14 copies|
Jack 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, Melvin is forced to babysit Simon's dog. That unexpected act of kindness, along with waitress Carol Connelly, helps put Melvin back in the human race.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Gays -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Culver City, Calif. :Columbia TriStar Home Video,1998
Hunt, Helen, 1963-
Kinnear, Greg, 1963-
Gooding, Cuba, Jr., 1968-
Knight, Shirley, 1936-2020
Brooks, James L.
Johnson, Bridget (Motion picture producer)
Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Skeet Ulrich, Shirley Knight.
Music by Hans Zimmer ; edited by Richard Marks ; director of photography, John Bailey.
MPAA rating: PG-13.
Soundtrack in English or French; subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Special feature: Filmmakers' commentary (audio).
DVD; 5.1 or Dolby surround; region 1.
Academy Award for Best Actor and Actress, 1997.
1 videodisc (139 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.