Most widely held works about Jack Nicholson
Most widely held works by Jack Nicholson
One flew over the cuckoo's nest ( Visual )
74 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 3,283 libraries worldwide
The story of a man whose rebelliousness pits him against the head nurse of a mental ward and the full spectrum of institutional repression.
The departed ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,231 libraries worldwide
In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there are moles in their midst, Billy and the other mole are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself.
A few good men ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,018 libraries worldwide
Cruise stars as a brash Navy lawyer who's teamed with a gung-ho litigator in a politically-explosive murder case. Charged with defending two Marines accused of killing a fellow soldier, they are confronted with complex issues of loyalty and honor - including its most sacred code and its most formidable warrior.
Easy rider ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and held by 1,940 libraries worldwide
Two motorcyclists travel across the U.S. in search of the "real" America. And find it.
The bucket list ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,917 libraries worldwide
Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers have nothing in common, except they both have been diagnosed with terminal illnesses. While sharing a hospital room together, they decide to make a Bucket List of all the things they have ever wanted to do before they die. In the process of completing the list, both of them heal each other, become unlikely friends, and ultimately find the joy in life.
Batman ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,877 libraries worldwide
Batman faces the Joker for the first time.
About Schmidt ( Visual )
37 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,794 libraries worldwide
Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent.
The shining ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 1,653 libraries worldwide
A young boy and his parents spend the winter in a resort hotel which is possessed by ghosts.
Something's gotta give ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,619 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged womanizer falls in love with the mother of his latest youthful conquest, greatly complicating the lives of all involved.
Chinatown ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and held by 1,586 libraries worldwide
Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown.
Reds ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,520 libraries worldwide
The true story of the love affair of John Reed, American Communist, journalist and activist and Louise Bryant, writer and feminist.
As good as it gets ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
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.
Chinatown ( Visual )
87 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,492 libraries worldwide
A private detective finds himself in over his head as he takes on a case involving the most rich and powerful people in Chinatown.
Five easy pieces ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,373 libraries worldwide
Character study of a talented pianist who has given up a promising career and now works on oil rigs. After 20 years he returns home to his father's deathbed perhaps to reconcile himself with his fear of failure and desire for greatness.
As good as it gets ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,343 libraries worldwide
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.
Anger management ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,336 libraries worldwide
After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Rydell. But when the doctor steps up his aggressive treatment by moving in, Dave goes from mild to wild as the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc with his life.
Terms of endearment ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 1,193 libraries worldwide
A comedy-drama about the evolving 30+ year relationship between a mother and daughter.
How do you know ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
A professional softball player discovers she is in the middle of a love triangle after she falls for two different men and wonders when it comes to love, how do you know?
The shining ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 878 libraries worldwide
Unforgettable images of terror envelope a family isolated and snowbound in a huge resort hotel with a macabre history of violence. The caretaker's son's psychic ability (his "shining") gives him visions of evil to come.
Mars attacks ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 854 libraries worldwide
Mean, green invaders from the angry red planet attempt to take over the Earth.
Batman (Fictitious character) Batman films Biography California--Los Angeles California--Los Angeles--Chinatown Comedy films Comedy films Criminal behavior Drama Fathers and daughters Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Hallucinogenic drugs Haunted hotels Hippies History Horror films Horror films Man-woman relationships Massachusetts--Boston Massachusetts--Boston--South Boston Mentally ill Motion picture actors and actresses Motorcyclists Murder Murder--Investigation Nicholson, Jack Obsessive-compulsive disorder Organized crime Organized crime investigation Police Psychiatric hospital patients Psychiatric hospitals Psychiatric nurses Road films Romance films Science fiction films Undercover operations United States United States.--Marine Corps United States.--Navy Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Violence Water rights
Nicholson, John Joseph.
Nicholson, John Joseph 1937-
Multiple languages (118)
No Linguistic content (64)
Greek, Modern (2)