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:||28 Sep 1998|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English|
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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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The Cuckoo's BestBy brianw4815 (122 reviews) from United Kingdom , 03 Feb 2011Another one of those classic films that I have only just got around to watching, One Flew is packed full of likeable, reckless characters led by the is-he-sane-or-not Jack Nicholson playing the crude yet charming McMurphy.
The story is one of relative simplicity - with most of the action taking place within a mental institution (though there is one stand-out scene that takes place outside).
The triumph of this film is in the emotional investment you place within many of these characters - sympathy, empathy, hope, fear.
And honestly - can anybody come away from this film NOT hating Nurse Ratchet?
So movingBy a customer from Cambridge, England , 25 Jan 2011I read the book and thought there's no way they can get all that on film. How wrong I was - it captured everything - the absurdity, the pointless routines and rules, and the power struggles in the asylum. In one moment you find yourself laughing out loud, and in the next wiping away tears.
A film I couldn't stop thinking about the next dayBy a customer from Tring, London , 25 Jan 2011I wasn't sure where this film was going at first, but I'm so glad I stuck with it. Jack Nicholson was awesome, but so were most of the other actors. Louise Fletcher played nurse Ratched brilliantly, that look!!
good storyBy a customer from basingstoke , 07 Jan 2011this isent normily my kind of films but it did have a good story to it and i think alot of people will like this film it is worth watching and yeah i fort it was good but i think some of u people might love it if ur in to dramas u will love it. but im not in to dramas like some people but i still give it a good ok so yeah watch it its a good film ok so yeah worth seeing and i fort it was gonna be borring but even i fort it had a good story so if u like dramas this good b a grate film u will like.im in to action films my selff lol not this kind but yeah it was good :)
Loved it !!!By a customer from Abergavenny , 05 Dec 2010There's a reason this film won 5 Oscar's.
I laughed so much watching it, a good portrayal of how mental institutes were run at that time with an alarming storyline.The last part was so not expected, and a brilliant ending to the film. I went into work raving about it the next day.