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The Resource As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents ; a Gracie Films production ; a film by James L. Brooks ; story by Mark Andrus ; screenplay by Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks ; produced by Bridget Johnson and Kristi Zea ; produced and directed by James L. Brooks

As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents ; a Gracie Films production ; a film by James L. Brooks ; story by Mark Andrus ; screenplay by Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks ; produced by Bridget Johnson and Kristi Zea ; produced and directed by James L. Brooks

Label
As good as it gets
Title
As good as it gets
Statement of responsibility
TriStar Pictures presents ; a Gracie Films production ; a film by James L. Brooks ; story by Mark Andrus ; screenplay by Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks ; produced by Bridget Johnson and Kristi Zea ; produced and directed by James L. Brooks
Contributor
Actor
Director
Production personnel
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Melvin Udall is an obsessive-compulsive novelist with Manhattan's meanest mouth. But when his gay 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
Cataloging source
ZGJ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Bailey ; editor, Richard Marks ; music, Hans Zimmer
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • Dialogue in English with optional French soundtrack, and optional subtitles in English, Spanish and French
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Skeet Ulrich, Shirley Knight
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1963-
  • 1968-
  • 1936-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnson, Bridget
  • Zea, Kristi
  • Nicholson, Jack,
  • Hunt, Helen
  • Kinnear, Greg
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Ulrich, Skeet,
  • Knight, Shirley
  • Brooks, James L.,
  • Andrus, Mark,
  • Tri-Star Pictures
  • Gracie Films
Runtime
139
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents ; a Gracie Films production ; a film by James L. Brooks ; story by Mark Andrus ; screenplay by Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks ; produced by Bridget Johnson and Kristi Zea ; produced and directed by James L. Brooks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1997 motion picture
  • Special feature: Filmmakers' commentary
  • Tri-Star Home Video: 21709
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
Control code
84851215
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 139 min.)
Isbn
9780767811101
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
043396217096
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21709
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Video recording format
DVD
Label
As good as it gets, TriStar Pictures presents ; a Gracie Films production ; a film by James L. Brooks ; story by Mark Andrus ; screenplay by Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks ; produced by Bridget Johnson and Kristi Zea ; produced and directed by James L. Brooks
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1997 motion picture
  • Special feature: Filmmakers' commentary
  • Tri-Star Home Video: 21709
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
Control code
84851215
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 139 min.)
Isbn
9780767811101
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
043396217096
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21709
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Video recording format
DVD

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