PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A single mother and waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery.
Jack Nicholson felt that it was really important for his character to hold that map.
Dr. Martin Bettes:
My wife is Melvin Udall's publisher. She said that I was to take excellent care of this little guy because you are urgently needed back at work. What kind of work do you do?
Carol Connelly: I'm a waitress.
Beverly Connelly: In Manhattan.
After confronting Simon about his missing dog, Melvin Udall returns to his apartment. The first lock he mistakenly turns 6 times instead of 5, rather than locking it, it remains unlocked. The next couple locks he counts 5. Light switch 5 and counts out loud.
Just after the disclaimer of the American Humane Association (The animals used in this film were in no way mistreated...) there is a second disclaimer stating "The actors used in this film were in no way mistreated."
$12,606,928 (USA) (28 December 1997)
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