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The Resource As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures ; Gracie Films ; produced by Bridget Johnson, Kristi Zea ; screenplay by Mark Andrus, James L. Brooks ; directed by James L. Brooks, (videorecording)

As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures ; Gracie Films ; produced by Bridget Johnson, Kristi Zea ; screenplay by Mark Andrus, James L. Brooks ; directed by James L. Brooks, (videorecording)

Label
As good as it gets
Title
As good as it gets
Statement of responsibility
TriStar Pictures ; Gracie Films ; produced by Bridget Johnson, Kristi Zea ; screenplay by Mark Andrus, James L. Brooks ; directed by James L. Brooks
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A single mother and waitress, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship
Awards note
Academy Awards: Best Actor, Jack Nicholson; Best Actress, Helen Hunt
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Bailey ; production design, Bill Brzesski ; editor, Richard Marks ; music, Hans Zimmer
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for strong language, thematic elements, nudity and a beating
Language note
Audio in English or French ; 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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Hunt, Helen
  • Kinnear, Greg
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Ulrich, Skeet
  • Knight, Shirley
  • Brooks, James L
  • Tri-Star Pictures
  • Gracie Films
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
139
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Friendship
  • Man-woman relationships
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures ; Gracie Films ; produced by Bridget Johnson, Kristi Zea ; screenplay by Mark Andrus, James L. Brooks ; directed by James L. Brooks, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Includes audio commentary
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (139 min.)
Isbn
9780767811101
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396217096
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21709
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)39151090
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen, Dolby digital 5.1 & 2.0 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures ; Gracie Films ; produced by Bridget Johnson, Kristi Zea ; screenplay by Mark Andrus, James L. Brooks ; directed by James L. Brooks, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Includes audio commentary
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (139 min.)
Isbn
9780767811101
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396217096
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21709
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)39151090
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen, Dolby digital 5.1 & 2.0 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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