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A petty criminal fakes insanity to serve his sentence in a mental ward rather than prison. He soon finds himself as a leader to the other patients—and an enemy to the cruel, domineering nurse who runs the ward.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1975-11-19

Runtime 133 minutes

Budget $3m

Revenue $0.1b


TMDB 8.4


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aaron_7939 shared a tip "Characterization at it's finest.""

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alyssa_sonnylal shared a tip "Fantastic movie! The acting was amazing a great Jack Nicholson movie!"

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alicia_newkirk shared a tip "Such strong performances from everyone. This is my favorite Jack Nicholson performance!"

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birdsbeesflowersandthetrees shared a tip "Amazing movie. One of the best."

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leslie_abram shared a tip "Excellent."

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steve__7355 shared a tip "My all-time favorite movie! Jack is simply THE BEST!"

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jana_pniewski shared a tip "Jack Nicholson is amazing!"

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wolfman_jack shared a tip "Jack Nicholson at his best. My favorite movie!"

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jd_miller shared a tip "So many great scenes and acting with depth."

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grandmaluvlee shared a tip "Superb. Jack Nicholson breakout role."

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hailey_rene_416 shared a tip "TW for suicide and mentions of statutory rape."

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eric_kinsey shared a tip "Somewhere a indian known as Chief is still running in Canada"

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Oldgray shared a tip "Wanna know why Nicholson is one of the highest paid actors of all time? Watch him earn his coin in this one!"

kim_hasty shared a tip "Classic must see."

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tessa_limits shared a tip "This is required viewing for my bf"

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trisha_howson shared a tip "This is a crazy movie. But it is different"

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hj_lehmann shared a tip "Who doesnt love Jack Nicholson...enough said😊"

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donderkis shared a tip "Jack Nicholson is great. Read the book too."

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soofia shared a tip "masterpiece"

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ken_l shared a tip "Classic"

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thegrumpygreydrifter shared a tip "One of Jack's best in my opinion, such a handsome young bastard too."

tamara_quartin shared a tip "Classic"

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teedod shared a tip "Timeless movie, will always be great! #Oscar_bestpicture"

michelle_aspbury shared a tip "Great adaptation."

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david_hepburn shared a tip "Always a classic!"

ck_meadows shared a tip "Loved the book and then met Ken Kesey and loved it more."

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yvan_menard shared a tip "Burn in Hell Louise Fletcher! No seriously, it's a great movie... Sorry about the burn in Hell part."

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amanda_lammers shared a tip "I actually liked this more than I thought I would. The casting was excellent, and you can never go wrong with Jack Nicholson."

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horror_buff_gal shared a tip "I adore anything Jack Nicholson!"

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anandaache_jones shared a tip "Absolute classic gem--one of the best examples of why Jack is top tier and an heir to Brando's throne"

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vicki_breitmayer shared a tip "Oldie but goodie"

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alexandra_nicole shared a tip "Such an amazing film!! A masterpiece."

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conrad_wallace_3016 shared a tip "Great performance from jack Nicholson, full of drama and laughs"

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samuel_l. shared a tip "Classic with unforgettable characters 👍🏽"

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daniel_webster shared a tip "One of Jack Nicholson's best works"

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chuck_raymond shared a tip "Top 5 favs"

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cirrus_macleod shared a tip "HBO Max 1/15"

jake_4284 shared a tip "One of my favorite Nicholson films. Great performance and one of the few movie adaptations that holds a candle to the book"

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rachel_poy shared a tip "Nicholson at his psychotic best. #ratchettthis"

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abigale_baxter shared a tip "Classic read book to"

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elizabeth_gauci shared a tip "Read the book too!"

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michael_phillips_1012 shared a tip "Absolute classic, Nicholson at the height of his power."

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sarah_duplisea shared a tip "Classic"

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machie_ravers shared a tip "This movie will never leave your mind"

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matthew_cowser shared a tip "6/10"

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riki_ shared a tip "So flipping good"

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jacqueline_caldwell_9967 shared a tip "The best!!!!"

kathy_sandow shared a tip "Absolutely outstanding!"

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shelley_sparks_9173 shared a tip "This is by far one of my all time favorites!"

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