As Good as It Gets

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  • PG-13
A cantankerous, obsessive-compulsive writer fights himself for the affections of a down to earth waitress. It's love at first sight, but she doesn't know it yet.
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A cantankerous, obsessive-compulsive writer fights himself for the affections of a down to earth waitress. It's love at first sight, but she doesn't know it yet.

Original Release

12/19/1997

US Release

12/19/1997

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Cast

Cuba Gooding Jr. Frank Sachs
Helen Hunt Carol Connelly
Jack Nicholson Melvin Udall
Greg Kinnear Simon Bishop
Skeet Ulrich Vincent / Vincent Lopiano
Shirley Knight Beverly / Beverly Connelly
Yeardley Smith Jackie / Jackie Simpson
Lupe Ontiveros Nora / Nora Manning
Lawrence Kasdan Dr. Green
Harold Ramis Dr. Bettes
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

James L. Brooks

Writers

James L. Brooks, Mark Andrus

Cast

Cuba Gooding Jr. Frank Sachs
Helen Hunt Carol Connelly
Jack Nicholson Melvin Udall
Greg Kinnear Simon Bishop
Skeet Ulrich Vincent / Vincent Lopiano
Shirley Knight Beverly / Beverly Connelly
Yeardley Smith Jackie / Jackie Simpson
Lupe Ontiveros Nora / Nora Manning
Lawrence Kasdan Dr. Green
Harold Ramis Dr. Bettes
Kathryn Morris Psychiatric Patient
Alison Rose Psychiatric Patient
Maya Rudolph Policewoman
Julie Benz Receptionist
Jimmy Workman Sean from the Bakery
Jamie Kennedy Street Hustler
Brian Doyle-Murray Handyman
Peter Jacobson Man at Table
Jesse James Spencer Connelly
Randall Batinkoff Carol's Date

Producers

Laurence Mark Executive Producer
Richard Sakai Executive Producer
Laura Ziskin Executive Producer
James L. Brooks Producer
Bridget Johnson Producer
Maria Kavanaugh Producer
Richard Marks Producer
Aldric La'auli Porter Producer
John D. Schofield Producer
Owen Wilson Producer
Kristi Zea Producer

Editors

Richard Marks

1998OscarBest Picture Nominated
1998OscarBest Actor in a Leading Role Won
1998OscarBest Actress in a Leading Role Won
1998OscarBest Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1998OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Nominated
1998OscarBest Film Editing Nominated
1998OscarBest Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score Nominated
1998Golden GlobeBest Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1998Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Won
1998Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Won
1998Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
1998Golden GlobeBest Screenplay - Motion Picture Nominated
1998Golden GlobeBest Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Won
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