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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
Contributor
Actor
Director
Production personnel
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • frespa
  • eng
Summary
Melvin Udall is an obsessive-compulsive novelist with Manhattan's meanest mouth. But when his gay 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
Intended audience
Rated PG-13
Language note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Dialogue in English with optional French soundtrack, and optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Skeet Ulrich, Shirley Knight
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1963-
  • 1968-
  • 1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Hunt, Helen
  • Kinnear, Greg
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Ulrich, Skeet
  • Knight, Shirley
  • Brooks, James L.
  • Andrus, Mark
  • Tri-Star Pictures
  • Gracie Films
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
139
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Videodiscs
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
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
  • Widescreen and full screen formats ; scene selections ; commentary track
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
647362
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (139 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
4339621709
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21709
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 647362
  • (Sirsi) 647362
  • (OCoLC)39151090
System details
DVD
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
  • Widescreen and full screen formats ; scene selections ; commentary track
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
647362
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (139 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
4339621709
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21709
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 647362
  • (Sirsi) 647362
  • (OCoLC)39151090
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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