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, (DVD)

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, (DVD)

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
Subject
Genre
Language
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
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
Runtime
139
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
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, (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, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997
  • Widescreen and full screen formats ; scene selections ; commentary track
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Extent
1 videodisc (139 min.)
Isbn
9780767811101
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396217096
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 21709
  • COL21709D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
AGP-5415
Video recording format
DVD

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