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The Resource As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; 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, (videorecording)

As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; 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, (videorecording)

Label
As good as it gets
Title
As good as it gets
Statement of responsibility
TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; 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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Awards note
Academy Awards: Best Actor, Best Actress, 1997.
Cataloging source
OWM
Characteristic
videorecording
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As good as it gets (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, John Bailey ; production design, Bill Brzesski ; editor, Richard Marks ; music, Hans Zimmer
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated PG-13
Language note
Closed captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A8 1998
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Skeet Ulrich, Shirley Knight
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  • 1963-
  • 1963-
  • 1968-
  • 1936-
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  • Brooks, James L
  • Andrus, Mark
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Hunt, Helen
  • Kinnear, Greg
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Ulrich, Skeet
  • Knight, Shirley
  • Tri-Star Pictures
  • Gracie Films
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
139
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  • Man-woman relationships
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997
  • Reformatted to fit TV screen
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm39138962
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (139 min.)
Isbn
9780800124694
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
043396217034
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21703
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1558056
  • (OCoLC)39138962
System details
VHS; Dolby surround
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997
  • Reformatted to fit TV screen
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm39138962
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (139 min.)
Isbn
9780800124694
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
043396217034
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21703
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1558056
  • (OCoLC)39138962
System details
VHS; Dolby surround
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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