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As Good as It Gets (1997)

PG-13 12/19/1997 (US) ComedyRomance 2h 19m

A comedy from the heart that goes for the throat.


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 entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast.

  1. James L. Brooks

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Mark Andrus

    Screenplay, Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jack Nicholson

    Jack Nicholson

    Melvin Udall

  2. Helen Hunt

    Helen Hunt

    Carol Connelly

  3. Greg Kinnear

    Greg Kinnear

    Simon Bishop

  4. Cuba Gooding Jr.

    Cuba Gooding Jr.

    Frank Sachs

  5. Skeet Ulrich

    Skeet Ulrich

    Vincent Lopiano

  6. Shirley Knight

    Shirley Knight

    Beverly Connelly

  7. Yeardley Smith

    Yeardley Smith

    Jackie Simpson

  8. Lupe Ontiveros

    Lupe Ontiveros

    Nora Manning

  9. Lawrence Kasdan

    Lawrence Kasdan

    Dr. Green

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Full Cast & Crew

As Good as It Gets
As Good as It Gets

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $50,000,000.00

Revenue $314,178,011.00


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