As Good As It Gets | reviewed by: Gerry Carey | October 19, 2011
entertainment value
As Good As It Gets is a truly unique love story that anyone can enjoy. All of its characters are lovable in their own way. Great movie.
genre Comedy | Drama
synopsis New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast.
lead actors Jack Nicholson | Helen Hunt | Greg Kinnear | Cuba Gooding Jr. | Skeet Ulrich | Shirley Knight | Yeardley Smith | Lupe Ontiveros
director James L. Brooks