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The Resource As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; a film by James L. Brooks ; story by Mark Andrus ; screenplay by Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks ; produced by Bridget Johnson and Kristi Zea ; produced and directed by James L. Brooks

As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; a film by James L. Brooks ; story by Mark Andrus ; screenplay by Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks ; produced by Bridget Johnson and Kristi Zea ; produced and directed by James L. Brooks

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As good as it gets
Title
As good as it gets
Statement of responsibility
TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; a film by James L. Brooks ; story by Mark Andrus ; screenplay by Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks ; produced by Bridget Johnson and Kristi Zea ; produced and directed by James L. Brooks
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Melvin Udall is an obsessive-compulsive novelist with Manhattan's meanest mouth. But when his gay neighbor Simon is hospitalized, Melvin is forced to babysit Simon's dog. And that unexpected act of kindness--along with waitress Carol Connelly--helps put Melvin back in the human race
Member of
Awards note
  • Academy Awards, 1998: Best actor; best actress
  • Golden Globe Awards, 1998: Best film - musical/comedy
  • Golden Globe Awards, 1998: Best performance by an actor and actress in a motion picture - musical/comedy
Cataloging source
ZGJ
Characteristic
videorecording
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As good as it gets (Motion picture)
Credits note
Music by Hans Zimmer ; edited by Richard Marks ; director of photography, John Bailey
Dewey number
791.4372
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Intended audience
Rated PG-13: For strong language, thematic elements, nudity and a beating. ; Canadian Home Video rating: PG
Language note
English or French dialogue with optional subtitles in English, Spanish and French; closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.C55
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • A84 2005
  • .A84 2005
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Skeet Ulrich, Shirley Knight
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  • 1963-
  • 1963-
  • 1968-
  • 1936-
  • 1943-
  • 1942 August 10-
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  • Brooks, James L.
  • Andrus, Mark
  • Johnson, Bridget
  • Zea, Kristi
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Hunt, Helen
  • Kinnear, Greg
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Ulrich, Skeet
  • Knight, Shirley
  • Zimmer, Hans
  • Marks, Richard
  • Bailey, John
  • Tri-Star Pictures
  • Gracie Films
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
139
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  • Man-woman relationships
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • May-December romances
  • Gays in motion pictures
  • Gays
  • Gays
  • Gays
  • Gays in motion pictures
  • Gays
  • Man-woman relationships
  • May-December romances
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • New York (State)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; a film by James L. Brooks ; story by Mark Andrus ; screenplay by Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks ; produced by Bridget Johnson and Kristi Zea ; produced and directed by James L. Brooks
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Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Special features, languages, and subtitles may vary
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997
  • Filmmakers' commentary: Jim Brooks with Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, editor Richard Marks, producer Laurence Mark and composer Hans Zimmer
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videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (139 min.)
Isbn
9780767811101
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396217096
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD-Video
Publisher number
21709
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)84851215
  • 1759743
  • (OCoLC)ocm84851215
  • 1759743
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or 2.0 surround; widescreen aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; a film by James L. Brooks ; story by Mark Andrus ; screenplay by Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks ; produced by Bridget Johnson and Kristi Zea ; produced and directed by James L. Brooks
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Special features, languages, and subtitles may vary
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997
  • Filmmakers' commentary: Jim Brooks with Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, editor Richard Marks, producer Laurence Mark and composer Hans Zimmer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (139 min.)
Isbn
9780767811101
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396217096
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD-Video
Publisher number
21709
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)84851215
  • 1759743
  • (OCoLC)ocm84851215
  • 1759743
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or 2.0 surround; widescreen aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD

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