One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest ()

directed by Milos Forman
featuring Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, William Redfield, Dean R. Brooks, Scatman Crothers

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With an insane asylum standing in for everyday society, Milos Forman's 1975 film adaptation of Ken Kesey's novel is a comically sharp indictment of the Establishment urge to conform. Playing crazy to avoid prison work detail, manic free spirit Randle P. McMurphy (Jack Nicholson) is sent to the state mental hospital for evaluation. There he encounters a motley crew of mostly voluntary inmates, including cowed mama's boy Billy (Brad Dourif) and silent Native American Chief Bromden (Will Sampson), presided over by the icy ...

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RedAdept

Sep 18, 2008

Nicholson at his best

This is one of Nicholson's best movies. It shows why he is so famous.

This movie was terrific and even followed the book fairly closely.

I do think that parts were a little unrealistic,but that's Hollywood.

The characters were completely believable. The acting was so incredibly.

Even though it's very comedic, the movie is also a drama. Keep some tissues handy.

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