As Good as It Gets (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance

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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 as Melvin
  • Greg Kinnear as Simon
  • Melvin & Verdell
  • Helen Hunt and Cuba Gooding Jr. at an event for As Good as It Gets (1997)
  • Jack Nicholson and Jill the Dog in As Good as It Gets (1997)
  • Stephen Dorff at an event for As Good as It Gets (1997)

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Release Date:

25 December 1997



Country of Origin


Box Office


$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,606,928 (USA) (28 December 1997)


$148,478,011 (USA)

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