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The Resource As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; a James L. Brooks film

As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; a James L. Brooks film

Label
As good as it gets
Title
As good as it gets
Statement of responsibility
TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; a James L. Brooks film
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Melvin Udall is an obsessive-compulsive novelist with Manhattan's meanest mouth. But when his 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
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Actor and Actress, 1997.
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Produced and directed by James L. Brooks ; story by Mark Andrus ; screenplay by Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks
Intended audience
Rated PG-13
Language note
In English with optional French language track ; available subtitles in English, Spanish and French ; closed captioned
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Skeet Ulrich, Shirley Knight
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1963-
  • 1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Hunt, Helen
  • Kinnear, Greg
  • Knight, Shirley
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Brooks, James L
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
139
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Man-woman relationships
Technique
live action
Label
As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; a James L. Brooks film
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture
  • Booklet (8 p.), with photos, selected dialog, production notes and scene selection, laid in container
  • Special features : commentary by director James L. Brooks, Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt and Greg Kinnear
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Accompanying material
1 booklet (8 p.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 139 min.)
Isbn
9780767811101
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Albert Lea Public Library's copy has only full screen version available.
  • Owatonna Public Library's copy is widescreen only.
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm39151090
System details
DVD ; single layer ; widescreen anamorphic (1.85:1) and full screen (1.33:1) formats
Video recording format
DVD
Label
As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents a Gracie Films production ; a James L. Brooks film
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture
  • Booklet (8 p.), with photos, selected dialog, production notes and scene selection, laid in container
  • Special features : commentary by director James L. Brooks, Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt and Greg Kinnear
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Accompanying material
1 booklet (8 p.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 139 min.)
Isbn
9780767811101
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Albert Lea Public Library's copy has only full screen version available.
  • Owatonna Public Library's copy is widescreen only.
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm39151090
System details
DVD ; single layer ; widescreen anamorphic (1.85:1) and full screen (1.33:1) formats
Video recording format
DVD

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