Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 67%
TMDB Rating 7.4
IMDB Rating 7.7
RottenTomatoes Rating 84%

Financials

Revenue: $314,178,011

Budget: $50,000,000

Profit: + $264,178,011


Movie Details

Tag Line: A comedy from the heart that goes for the throat.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Dec 19, 1997

Rating: PG-13

Run Time: 2h 19m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Gracie Films , TriStar Pictures , Sony Pictures


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Synopsis

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.


Main Cast

Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson

Melvin Udall

Age : 82 | Popularity : 16%

Helen Hunt

Helen Hunt

Carol Connelly

Age : 56 | Popularity : 11%

Greg Kinnear

Greg Kinnear

Simon Bishop

Age : 56 | Popularity : 16%

Cuba Gooding Jr.

Cuba Gooding Jr.

Frank Sachs

Age : 52 | Popularity : 16%

Skeet Ulrich

Skeet Ulrich

Vincent Lopiano

Age : 50 | Popularity : 14%

Shirley Knight

Shirley Knight

Beverly Connelly

Age : 83 | Popularity : 4%

Yeardley Smith

Yeardley Smith

Jackie Simpson

Age : 55 | Popularity : 24%

Lupe Ontiveros

Lupe Ontiveros

Nora Manning

Age : 69 | Popularity : 3%


Crew

Department Role Name
Directing Director
James L. Brooks
James L. Brooks
Script Supervisor
Ray Quiroz
Ray Quiroz
Assistant Director
Aldric La'Auli Porter
Aldric La'Auli Porter
William M. Connor
William M. Connor
Other
Hans Berggren
Hans Berggren
Susan Perlman
Susan Perlman
Writing Screenplay
Mark Andrus
Mark Andrus
James L. Brooks
James L. Brooks
Story
Mark Andrus
Mark Andrus
Production Producer
James L. Brooks
James L. Brooks
Associate Producer
Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson
Casting
Francine Maisler
Francine Maisler
Karen E. Etcoff
Karen E. Etcoff
ADR Voice Casting
Barbara Harris
Barbara Harris
Sound Music
Hans Zimmer
Hans Zimmer
Orchestrator
Bruce Fowler
Bruce Fowler
Supervising Sound Editor
Dennis Drummond
Dennis Drummond
Crew Property Master
Mark Wade
Mark Wade
Stunt Coordinator
Walter Scott
Walter Scott
Julia Davis
Julia Davis
Stunts Coordinator
Ken Fritz
Ken Fritz
Thanks
Julie Ansell
Julie Ansell
Michael Besman
Michael Besman
Stunts
Chester E. Tripp III
Chester E. Tripp III
Denise Lynne Roberts
Denise Lynne Roberts
Stunt Double
BJ Davis
BJ Davis
Julia Davis
Julia Davis
Camera Director of Photography
John Bailey
John Bailey
Still Photographer
Ralph Nelson
Ralph Nelson
Editing Editor
Richard Marks
Richard Marks
Assistant Editor
Gena Bleier
Gena Bleier
Hilary Schroeder
Hilary Schroeder
Art Production Design
Bill Brzeski
Bill Brzeski
Art Direction
Philip Toolin
Philip Toolin
Set Decoration
Clay A. Griffith
Clay A. Griffith
Title Designer
Pablo Ferro
Pablo Ferro
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Molly Maginnis
Molly Maginnis
Makeup Artist
Carrie Angland
Carrie Angland
Hairstylist
Linda Arnold
Linda Arnold
Lighting Lighting Technician
Greg Addison
Greg Addison
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