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.
Shirley Knight and Jack Nicholson attended acting school together.
You're going to die soon with that diet. You know that, right?
Melvin Udall: Oh, we're all going to die soon. I will, you will, and it sure sounds like your son will.
Carol Connelly: If you ever mention my son again, you will not be able to eat here any more, Mr Udall. Do you ...
The position of the dog on the rug the first time he is going to eat in Melvin's apartment. First shot, he is on the edge of the carpet, next shot, back on the carpet, and next shot, on the edge of the carpet again. You can tell by looking at the color of the rug.
In cast credits dogs are credited as: Verdell - Jill Supporting dogs - Timer, Billy
$12,606,928 (USA) (28 December 1997)