One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest: Best Picture 1975 - HomeVideos.com
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ONE FLEW OVER THE CUKOO'S NEST (Comedy/Drama - R)
PRODUCER: Saul Zaentz and Michael Douglas

ABOUT THE FILM

Based on Ken Kesey's anti-establishment novel about a troublemaking convict (Nicholson) who is transferred to a mental hospital, once there he tries to rally the patients against the head nurse (Fletcher).

DIRECTED BY:

Milos Forman (who also won the Oscar for direction).

THE CAST INCLUDES

Jack Nicholson / Oscared!
(TERMS OF ENDEARMENT, PRIZZI'S HONOR, THE LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, THE RAVEN, ENSIGN PULVER, THE SHOOTING, EASY RIDER, FIVE EASY PIECES, CARNAL KNOWLEDGE, THE LAST DETAIL, CHINATOWN, THE SHINING, THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE, THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK, BATMAN, HOFFA, A FEW GOOD MEN)

Louise Fletcher / Oscared! (THIEVES LIKE US, EXORCIST 2, THE CHEAP DETECTIVE, THE LADY IN RED, BRAINSTORM, FIRESTARTER, THE BOY WHO COULD FLY, INVADERS FROM MARS)

Brad Douriff / Nominated Supporting Actor
(THE EYES OF LAURA MARS, HEAVEN'S GATE, RAGTIME, DUNE, BLUE VELVET)

With Will Sampson, Vincent Schiavelli, Louisa Moritz, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco, William Redfield, Christopher Lloyd, Scatman Crothers, and Danny DeVito.

ABOUT THE PRODUCER

Michael Douglas (1945 - ) American leading man who's father is Kirk Douglas.

Douglas's other works include: COMA, THE CHINA SYNDROME, ROMANCING THE STONE, A CHORUS LINE, FATAL ATTRACTION, and WALL STREET.

NOTES & TRIVA

Lawrence Hauben and Bo Goldman received the Screenplay (based on material from another medium) Oscar.

First time in 40 years a picture has swept the top five catagories.

OTHER NOMINATIONS

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OTHER "BEST PICTURE" NOMINATIONS

BARRY LYNDON
DOG DAY AFTERNOON
JAWS
NASHVILLE

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