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As good as it gets

Author: James L BrooksMark AndrusJack NicholsonHelen HuntGreg KinnearAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [1998]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James L Brooks; Mark Andrus; Jack Nicholson; Helen Hunt; Greg Kinnear; Cuba Gooding, Jr.; Skeet Ulrich; Shirley Knight; Tri-Star Pictures.; Gracie Films.; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0800124693 9780800124694
OCLC Number: 39138962
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997.
Reformatted to fit TV screen.
Credits: Music by Hans Zimmer; co-producers, John D. Schofield, Richard Marks; executive producers, Laurence Mark, Richard Sakai, Laura Ziskin.
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Skeet Ulrich, Shirley Knight.
Awards: Academy Awards: Best Actor, Best Actress, 1997.
Target Audience: Rated PG-13.
Description: 1 videocassette (139 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; Dolby surround.
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.

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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.

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