One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest details
|Formats:||18 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Will Sampson, Paul Lambert, Sydney Lassick, Michael Berryman, Louise Fletcher, Christopher Lloyd, Scatman Crother, Vincent Schiavelli, Brad Dourif, William Duell, William Redfield, Ted Markland, Peter Brocco, Scatman Crothers, Jack Nicholson|
|Studio:||WARNER HOME VIDEO|
|Collections:||100 must-see movies, American Film Institute's top 100, Best Picture Oscar Winners, Top 400 All-Time Rentals|
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
|Run time:||2 hours 8 minutes|
|Rental release:||16 Feb 2009|
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Movie madness!By Dean from Wiltshire, England , 27 Jan 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]I have been meaning to watch this movie for some time now, mainly due to its reputation as being an all time classic.
After seeing the film, I now understand what the all the fuss is about...the entire movie, although fairly slow in pace will have you gripped from start to finish. The film pretty much resides in one location - the mental institute, and has little in the way of a plot, but there's not many movies that can keep a smile on your face for nearly 2 hours like this does.
It's the characters that compell you to watch this movie. Lead by Jack Nicholson and supported by a very young Danny Devito and a very bald Christopher Lloyd, the film explores the relationships between patients and asks the question 'How do you define madness?'
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I can see why this is a classic ...By accurist01 (39 reviews) from High Wycombe , 14 Nov 2011A 1975 film with an array of superb actors who provide absolute oscar winning performances. I had never seen this film but had certainly heard of it before, and was thoroughly impressed by the whole film. The acting is fantastic and the storlyline is well told, with an ending that leaves you some what mesmerized and leaves you thinking about what you have just seen. These are younger actors in the making who had glistering careers Jack Nicholson, Louise Feltcher, Danny Devito, Christopher Lloyd etc. An expectional line up who provide a true classic, which certainly can be viewed many times. I would thoroughly recommend this movie to anyone who has never seen it.
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Straight to the pointBy Fergie21 (37 reviews) from Irvine , 11 Oct 2011I am going to keep this short and sweet...
True brillance and truth to what mental health was seen back then! One of the best films I've seen Jack in! True art!
An Immortal ClassicBy Groggaz (19 reviews) from Scarborough , 10 Sep 2011I never tire of watching this film. The acting is tight and you feel the pain of the patients suffering at the hands of Louise Fletcher's character Nurse Ratched. Nicholson's performance is equally frustrating as he is defeated at every turn by Nurse Ratched and her team. Brad Dourif's performance as Billy is deeply moving as he is tormented at the hands of Ratched.The late Will Sampson (Chief Bromden) gave a cracking performance throughout.
This is and will probably be Nicholson's best performance and on IMDB scores 8.8/10 and rightly so.
The film rightly deserved all of 5 academy wins and if you've never seen this film I highly recommend you do so.
Excellent filmBy a customer , 24 Aug 2011This is one of the best films I have ever seen! highly recommended. Its funny and sad! Jack amazing in it
Not disappointing in the slightestBy a customer , 15 Aug 2011like alot of people say in their reviews, i have also been meaning to watch this film for sometimes.
it is a classic still to say when it was made all those years ago. very good acting and all round good film.
does not disappoint!