One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

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Generally favorable reviews - based on 7 Critics

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Universal acclaim- based on 297 Ratings

Summary: A nice rest in a state mental hospital beats a stretch in the pen, right? Randle P. McMurphy (Nicholson), a free-spirited con with lightning in his veins and glib on his tongue, fakes insanity and moves in with what he calls the "nuts." Immediately, his contagious sense of disorder runs up against numbing routine. No way should guys pickled on sedatives shuffle around in bathrobes when the World Series is on. This means war! On one side is McMurphy. On the other is soft-spoken Nurse Ratched (Fletcher), among the most coldly monstrous villains in film history. At stake is the fate of every patient on the ward. (Warner Bros.)

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Runtime: 133 min
Production: Fantasy Films
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Sep 24, 2002
Director Credit
Milos Forman Director
Writer Credit
Bo Goldman Screenplay
Dale Wasserman Play "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest"
Ken Kesey Novel
Lawrence Hauben Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Louise Fletcher Nurse Ratched
Cast Credit
Alonzo Brown Miller
Danny DeVito Martini
Dean R. Brooks Dr. Spivey
Josip Elic Bancini
Ken Kenny Beans Garfield
Lan Fendors Nurse Itsu
Mel Lambert Harbor Master
Michael Berryman Ellis
Mwako Cumbuka Warren
Nathan George Washington
Peter Brocco Col. Matterson
Scatman Crothers Turkle
Sydney Lassick Charley Cheswick
William Duell Jim Sefelt
Producer Credit
Martin Fink Associate Producer
Michael Douglas Producer
Saul Zaentz Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: