ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
Jack Nicholson made his rogue/antihero reputation with the role of Randle P. McMurphy, who rallies his fellow psychiatric ward inmates against the authoritarianism of Louise Fletcher's Nurse Ratched (#5 on AFI's 100 Years…100 Heroes and Villains). Only the second movie to win all five major Academy Awards®: Best Picture, Director (Miloš Forman), Actor and Actress for Nicholson and Fletcher and Screenplay (Lawrence Hauben and Bo Goldman). The only other films to go five for five are IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT and THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS. DIR Miloš Forman; SCR Lawrence Hauben, Bo Goldman, from the novel by Ken Kesey and the play by Dale Wasserman; PROD Michael Douglas, Saul Zaentz. U.S., 1975, color, 133 min. RATED R
AFI Member passes accepted.