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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
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • 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
English or French dialogue; English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Skeet Ulrich, Shirley Knight
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  • 1963-
  • 1963-
  • 1968-
  • 1936-2020
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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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  • Comedy films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Feature films
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
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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
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997
  • Widescreen and full screen formats ; scene selections ; commentary track
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 inches
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 139 minutes)
Isbn
9780767811101
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
4339621709
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21709
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm39151090
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC, widescreen, full screen, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital
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
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997
  • Widescreen and full screen formats ; scene selections ; commentary track
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 inches
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 139 minutes)
Isbn
9780767811101
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
4339621709
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21709
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm39151090
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC, widescreen, full screen, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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