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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

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

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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Melvin Udall is an obsessive-compulsive novelist with Manhattan's meanest mouth. But when his 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
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As good as it gets (Motion picture)
Intended audience
Rated PG-13; for strong language, thematic elements, nudity and a beating
Language note
In English or French with subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed captioned
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Skeet Ulrich, Shirley Knight
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 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
Runtime
139
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  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Man-woman relationships
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Side a: widescreen -- side b: full screen
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (139 min.)
Isbn
9780767811101
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396217096
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21709
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39151090
  • (Sirsi) o39151090
  • (TMQ) o39151090
  • 1099
  • 1099
  • 1628840
  • 1628840
  • 2475256
System details
DVD; 5.1 Dolby digital, 2.0 Dolby surround; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation
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
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Side a: widescreen -- side b: full screen
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (139 min.)
Isbn
9780767811101
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396217096
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21709
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39151090
  • (Sirsi) o39151090
  • (TMQ) o39151090
  • 1099
  • 1099
  • 1628840
  • 1628840
  • 2475256
System details
DVD; 5.1 Dolby digital, 2.0 Dolby surround; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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