One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

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Directed By Milos Forman Milos Forman Starring Jack Nicholson Jack Nicholson  •  Louise Fletcher Louise Fletcher  •  Will Sampson Will Sampson  •  Brad Dourif Brad Dourif  •  Christopher Lloyd Christopher Lloyd Genres Based-on-20th-Century-Literature  •  Comedy Drama  •  Drama  •  Medical Drama  •  New Hollywood  •  Psychological Drama  •  Tragi-comedy Studios &
Academy Award Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Picture Winning  •  National Film Registry  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Cheers  •  Academy Award Best Picture Nominated  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Roger Ebert's Great Movies  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition  •  Spike Lee's Essential Film List  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Winning  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Nominated  •  Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Drama Winning  •  Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Winning  •  Flickchart Road Trip  •  Alamo Drafthouse 100  •  United Artists  •  BBC's 100 Greatest American Films  •  Time Out: New York's 100 Best Movies of All Time  •  Writers Guild of America's 101 Greatest Screenplays  •  The Cinemaholic's 100 Best Movies of All Time
Release Info 1975-11-19T00:00:00Z November 19, 1975
Color  •  133 minutes R Rated R
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Manmovies on 12/20/2011 Reply  · 

The greatest movie ever made. An analysis of that time, yes, but it endures forever. Jack Nicholson portrays R. P. McMurphy, a man who would seem to be a rebel, but becomes a savior, to perfection. This is a tale of a good man, a man who has more power on the inside than his demonstrative outside. The greatest story ever told.

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mb9607 on 7/30/2012 Reply  · 

i agree with almost everything you said this is an amazing movie and surelly ONE of the best ever but i don't thing this is the best picture ever made

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MFinnie on 12/9/2012 Reply  · 

Scatman Crothers needs to have this added to his chart

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robmoviefilms13 on 1/7/2013 Reply  · 

One of the defining moments of the 1970s. The rewatchability factor on this movie is at an all time high. Jack Nicholson's greatest performance and one of the best climaxes in film history.

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GlitterRedEyes on 6/30/2013 Reply  · 

The second time I watched it, it became more deeply engraved in my mind. It is a disturbing classic, with an odd sense of a re-watch ability factor.

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Linzeda on 3/12/2014 Reply  · 

Watched it for the first time. I was blown away by everybody's performances. It's my favorite role of Jack Nicholson's by FAR! Definitely, one for the books. Is it strange that the ending made me cry? :P

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cheesydog1 on 4/13/2014 Reply  · 

Number 16 of all time on my chart

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empirosaur on 5/5/2014 Reply  · 

best drama film ever

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Arthouse on 10/12/2014 Reply  · 

A tragic tale of tackled heroism amidst the meek and helpless. Nurse ratchet is truly one of the greatest villains in movie history. You feel astounding resentment during the entirety of the film and when Billy dies, you end up wanting the same as MacMurphy. For her to be rid of. Subjectively, she is the best villain I've seen as I haven't rooted against a film character in all my life. The entire cast is brilliant and is what carries the film, the colourful blend of various personalities and also the incredibly dramatic moments which always leave you stunned. This is one of the best films I've seen and I advise anybody who is interested in film to see this magnificent movie.

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Danny237 on 3/2/2015 Reply  · 

I seen this over 100 times! Nostalgia

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Crapbaskets123 on 8/13/2022 Reply  · 

It's a masterpiece plain and simple. There's a lot of interesting and disturbing social commentary, but the movie fundamentally is a battle of chaos and order. McMurphy upsetting the established order, and Ratched constantly trying to suppress him. After he strangles her, however, they both lose and win at the same time. Randall loses his free will after getting lobotomized, but is "set free" by Chief. Ratched no longer has the same amount of power over the other patients, but has finally beaten Mac, and still has a position of power

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