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As Good As It Gets

Melvin is so obnoxious that we wonder what could possibly change his attitude, until we meet Carol (Helen Hunt), a waitress at the local diner where Melvin eats breakfast at precisely 11 am every morning. Carol isn't intimidated by Melvin's rude manner, and begins to bring out something buried deep within himself - his heart. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: C
Sexual Content: C-
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 139
Theater Release: 19 Dec 1997
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MPAA Rating: PG-13
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As Good As It Gets is rated PG-13: on appeal for strong language, thematic elements, nudity and a beating (previously rated R)

Cast: Jack Nicholson Helen Hunt
Studio: (pictures (c)1997 Columbia Tristar)

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Jack Nicholson is Melvin, a novelist with an obsessive-compulsive disorder. He lives in a New York apartment across the hall from Simon (Greg… 
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