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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

R 133 min - Drama - 18 November 1975
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While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.

Director:  Miloš Forman
Stars:  Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Danny DeVito, William Redfield, Scatman Crothers, Brad Dourif, Christopher Lloyd, Will Sampson, Dean R. Brooks, Michael Berryman, Sydney Lassick, William Duell, Vincent Schiavelli, Peter Brocco, Alonzo Brown, Mwako Cumbuka, Josip Elic, Ken Kenny, Nathan George, Ted Markland, Louisa Moritz, Mews Small, Delos V. Smith Jr., Lan Fendors, Mimi Sarkisian, Mel Lambert, Kay Lee, Dwight Marfield, Tin Welch, Aurore Clément, Anjelica Huston, Audrey Landers, Saul Zaentz

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Storyline

While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.



Tagline: If he's crazy, what does that make you?

Genres: Drama

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Language:  English
Release Date:  18 November 1975

Box Office

Budget:  $3,000,000
Revenue:  $108,981,275

Company Credits

Production Companies:  United Artists, Fantasy Films, Warner Bros.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 13 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTOR — Jack Nicholson {“Randle Patrick McMurphy”} – WON
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Brad Dourif {“Billy Bibbit”}
ACTRESS — Louise Fletcher {“Nurse Mildred Ratched”} – WON
CINEMATOGRAPHY — Haskell Wexler, Bill Butler
DIRECTING — Milos Forman – WON
FILM EDITING — Richard Chew, Lynzee Klingman, Sheldon Kahn
MUSIC (Original Score) — Jack Nitzsche
BEST PICTURE — Saul Zaentz and Michael Douglas, Producers – WON
WRITING (Screenplay Adapted from Other Material) — Lawrence Hauben, Bo Goldman – WON


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