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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 DVD)

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 DVD)

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
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Actor and Actress, 1997.
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Rated PG-13
Language note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Dialogue in English with optional French soundtrack, and optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Skeet Ulrich, Shirley Knight
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1963-
  • 1968-
  • 1936-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • 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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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 ; 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 DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997
  • Scene selections ; commentary track
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (139 min.)
Isbn
9780767811101
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 4339621709
  • 043396217096
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21709
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 463944
  • (OCoLC)ocm39151090
  • 463944
  • 2600474
System details
DVD
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 DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997
  • Scene selections ; commentary track
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (139 min.)
Isbn
9780767811101
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 4339621709
  • 043396217096
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21709
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 463944
  • (OCoLC)ocm39151090
  • 463944
  • 2600474
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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