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The Resource As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; a James L. Brooks film ; 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 ; a James L. Brooks film ; 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 ; a James L. Brooks film ; 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
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Production personnel
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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 Award, 1998: Best actor (Nicholson) ; Best actress (Hunt).
Cataloging source
MDK
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
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
English and French language tracks ; subtitles in English, French, and Spanish
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
A84 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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  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Hunt, Helen
  • Kinnear, Greg
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Ulrich, Skeet
  • Knight, Shirley
  • Brooks, James L
  • Andrus, Mark
  • Tri-Star Pictures
  • Gracie Films
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
139
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  • Man-woman relationships
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; a James L. Brooks film ; 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
  • Side A - widescreen version ; side B - full screen version
  • Special feature: audio commentary
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm39151090
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 139 min.)
Isbn
9780767811101
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396217096
  • 4339621709
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21709
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780767811101
  • (OCoLC)39151090
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) and full screen (1.33:1) presentations ; Dolby digital 5.1 ; Dolby 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; a James L. Brooks film ; 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
  • Side A - widescreen version ; side B - full screen version
  • Special feature: audio commentary
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm39151090
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 139 min.)
Isbn
9780767811101
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396217096
  • 4339621709
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21709
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780767811101
  • (OCoLC)39151090
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) and full screen (1.33:1) presentations ; Dolby digital 5.1 ; Dolby 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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