|One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975 R, 129 min.|
Director: Milos Forman
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, William Redfield, Brad Dourif, Michael Berryman, Scatman Crothers, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd, Peter Brocco, William Duell, Dean R. Brooks, Alonzo Brown, Nathan George, Sydney Lassick, Ted Markland
Jack Nicholson's performance is great as Randle Patrick McMurphy, a convict who feigns mental problems to get himself out of prison. He is admitted to a psychiatric ward, realizes that jail was not so bad, and fights the system of drugging patients to keep them "quiet." In the process, he helps the other patients to gain a sense of self-worth. All this is done under the disapproving eye of insensitive Nurse Ratched (Louise Fledcher). The picture won five Academy awards: Best Picture, Actor (Nicholson), Actress (Fletcher), Director (Milos Forman), and Writing and was nominated for four others, including Best Supporting Actor (Brad Dourif).
|1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)|
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