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List of Jack Nicholson Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
69
10
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
R
69
10

After being convicted, Randle Patrick McMurphy pleads insanity to avoid hard labor at a prison farm and is sent to the mental institution run by the tyrannical head nurse Mildred Ratched, who keeps everyone subdued with abuse and medication. Rebellious McMurphy quickly comes into conflict with authoritarian Ratched, and leads an uprising with his fellow inmates.

Starring:
Directed By:
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama, BAFTA Award for Best Actor
2. The Departed (2006)
83
17
The Departed
R
83
17

This Academy Award-winning crime drama is a tale of two newly graduated officers from Massachusetts State Police Academy. Billy Costigan goes undercover to gain the trust of Irish-American mobster Frank Costello, while Costello's protégé Colin Sullivan joins the police as his informer. Chaos ensues as both try to expose the other in order to survive.

Role:
Frank Costello
Directed By:
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Villain
3. The Shining (1980)
66
12
The Shining
R
66
12

Based on Stephen King’s novel, this psychological horror movie has Jack Torrance moving into a secluded hotel, with a violent past, as an off-season caretaker along with his wife, Wendy and psychic son, Danny. While the supernatural influences gradually turn Jack into a more violent person, the safety of his family is threatened.

Role:
Jack Torrance
Starring:
Scatman Crothers, Barry Nelson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd
Directed By:
4. Chinatown (1974)
28
7
Chinatown
R
28
7

Los Angeles private detective Jake Gittes, who specializes in adultery cases, is hired by a woman to spy on her husband, high-profile engineer Hollis Mulwray. However, after he exposes Mulwray's affair with a young blonde woman, he is sued by the real Mrs. Mulwray, and gets further entangled into a conspiracy following the sudden death of Mr. Mulwray.

Role:
J.J. Gittes
Starring:
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama, BAFTA Award for Best Actor
5. As Good as It Gets (1997)
28
7
As Good as It Gets
PG-13
28
7

Melvin Udall, a popular romance novelist has OCD and is rude to everyone around. His routine life is shaken when his neighbour is assaulted and he is entrusted to take care of his dog. Moreover, the only waitress who puts up with his nuisance in the restaurant he visits is ready to leave the job to take care of her critically ill son.

Role:
Melvin Udall
Directed By:
James L. Brooks
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
6. A Few Good Men (1992)
25
8
A Few Good Men
R
25
8

After two US Marines kill another, Lieutenant Commander JoAnne Galloway proposes to defend them suspecting that they acted on a "code red" order from above. When the case is instead assigned to Liutentent Daniel Kaffee, known for seeking plea bargains, Galloway convinces him to take the case to court and question Colonel Nathan Jessup despite lack of evidence.

Role:
Col. Nathan R. Jessup
Directed By:
7. Batman (1989)
29
12
Batman
TV-14
29
12

Starring Michael Keaton in the eponymous role of DC Comics superhero, Batman, and Jack Nicholson as his nemesis, Joker, this film is the first in the Batman series. After falling into a vat of chemicals, Jack Napier a.k.a. Joker terrorizes Gotham City until Batman manages to save the day along with his love interest, reporter Vicki Vale, played by Kim Basinger.

Role:
Joker / Jack Napier
Starring:
Directed By:
8. The Last Detail (1973)
15
3
The Last Detail
R
15
3

The Last Detail is a comedy drama film which revolves around two Navy men, who are given the task to bring a convict to prison. Although he has committed a small theft, he has been sentenced to eight years in prison. They soon realize that he is actually a kleptomaniac, and steals compulsively.


Role:
Buddusky
Starring:
Randy Quaid, Michael Moriarty, Gilda Susan Radner, Carol Kane, Otis Young, Clifton James
Directed By:
Hal Ashby
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Actor
9. Professione: reporter (1975)
15
4
Professione: reporter
PG
15
4

David Locke is an American journalist who is sent to cover a conflict in Northern Africa, but he fails to make any progress with the story. When he discovers the body of a stranger looking similar to him, he decides to assume the identity of the dead man. He soon finds out that the man was an arms dealer, which puts him into dangerous situations with criminals as well as cops.

Role:
Locke
Starring:
Maria Schneider, Steven Berkoff, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry
10. The Bucket List (2007)
23
7
The Bucket List
PG-13
23
7

When elderly blue-collar mechanic Carter Chambers learns he has lung cancer, he befriends fellow cancer patient billionaire health care magnate Edward Cole, and the two men embark on a road trip with a wish list of things to do before they "kick the bucket".

Role:
Edward
Starring:
Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd, Rob Morrow
Directed By:
11. Terms of Endearment (1983)
12
5
Terms of Endearment
PG
12
5

The multiple Academy Award-winning movie features widowed Aurora Greenway and daughter Emma, who share a deep bond despite their frequent squabbles. Lonely after Emma’s marriage, Aurora finds love with neighbor Garrett. Emma, who is facing marital discord and difficulties in managing children, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. As Garrett breaks up with Aurora, she keeps her pain aside to be with Emma. 

Role:
Garrett Breedlove
Starring:
Shirley MacLaine, Jeff Daniels, Debra Winger, John Lithgow, Albert Brooks, Danny DeVito
Directed By:
James L. Brooks
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
12. Five Easy Pieces (1970)
13
3
Five Easy Pieces
R
13
3
Role:
Robert Eroica Dupea
Starring:
Fannie Flagg, Karen Black, Sally Struthers, Billy Green Bush
Directed By:
Bob Rafelson
13. Easy Rider (1969)
16
4
Easy Rider
R
16
4

Wyatt and Billy, two freewheeling motorcyclists and drug smugglers decide to travel cross-country through America to find some kind of spiritual truth. In their journey, which sadly ends in tragedy, they ingest drugs, come face to face with bigots, hatred, violence, and other travelers looking for free lifestyles. 

Starring:
Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda, Carrie Snodgress, Antonio Mendoza, Phil Spector
Directed By:
14. Reds (1981)
11
4
Reds
PG
11
4

A radical American journalist travels to Russia where he gets involved with the communist revolution in the country. He also meets an activist sharing the same ideology, and gets married to her.

Role:
Eugene O'Neill
Starring:
Warren Beatty, Paul Sorvino, Miriam Margolyes, John Ratzenberger, Gene Hackman, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann
Directed By:
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor
15. About Schmidt (2002)
17
5
About Schmidt
R
17
5

Retired actuary Warren Schmidt, who is struggling with his dull life, becomes estranged from his daughter Jeannie after she accuses him of not caring enough for his recently deceased wife Helen. Believing Jeannie can do better than waterbed salesman Randall, he travels to Denver in an attempt to postpone her wedding, which becomes a journey of self-realization.

Role:
Warren Schmidt
Starring:
Kathy Bates, Len Cariou, Angela Lansbury, Dermot Mulroney, Hope Davis, June Squibb
Directed By:
Alexander Payne
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
16. Broadcast News (1987)
10
6
Broadcast News
R
10
6

Brilliant but not-so-telegenic reporter Aaron Altman, whose work mostly goes unappreciated, is secretly in love with Jane, the talented but high-strung news producer. The new inexpert anchor Tom Grunick’s good personality attracts Jane, though she despises the trend of entertainment news he represents. With Aaron considering Tom as personal and professional rival, Jane must take the difficult decision between style and substance. 

Starring:
Joan Cusack, Holly Hunter, Lois Chiles, John Cusack, Albert Brooks, William Hurt
Directed By:
James L. Brooks
17. Carnal Knowledge (1971)
12
3
Carnal Knowledge
R
12
3

Carnal Knowledge is a comedy drama film which revolves around two college roommates named Sandy and Jonathan, who becomes good friends. However, their personalities are quite different. While Sandy is gentle and passive, and idolizes women, Jonathan is tough and aggressive, and objectifies them. But what they have in common is that neither of them are able to sustain a relationship with a woman.

Role:
Jonathan
Starring:
Ann-Margret, Rita Moreno, Candice Bergen, Art Garfunkel
Directed By:
18. The Pledge (2001)
13
4
The Pledge
R
13
4

Retiring detective, Jerry Black, promises a mother to find the murderer of her young daughter. Unconvinced that it’s an open-and-shut case, Jerry buys petrol-pump, moves in that area where he discovers more cases and clues. As he grows closer to bartender Lori, her young daughter reports befriending a person nearer to suspect’s description. So now Jerry has to quickly nab the killer. 

Starring:
Harry Dean Stanton, Benicio Del Toro, Sam Shepard, Helen Mirren, Mickey Rourke, Vanessa Redgrave, Robin Wright
Directed By:
19. Something's Gotta Give (2003)
15
6
Something's Gotta Give
PG-13
15
6

Aging music mogul and womanizer, Harry Sanborn, has been dating the much younger Marin Klein. A heart attack forces Harry to stay for a few days at Marin’s mother Erica’s beach house. Hilarious complications arrive when Harry and Erica fall for each other, while a young doctor Julian falls for Erica.  

Role:
Harry Sanborn
Starring:
Keanu Reeves, Diane Keaton, Frances McDormand, Jon Favreau, Amanda Peet
Directed By:
Nancy Meyers
20. Prizzi's Honor (1985)
10
4
Prizzi's Honor
R
10
4

This black comedy romance film tells us the story of two assassins who are hired to kill each other.  However, things get complicated as they end up falling in love.

Role:
Charley Partanna
Starring:
Kathleen Turner, Stanley Tucci, William Hickey, Robert Loggia, John Randolph
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
21. Ironweed (1987)
9
3
Ironweed
R
9
3

Francis Phelan is a retired baseball player who had deserted his family decades ago after he had accidentally caused the death of his infant son, by dropping him to the ground. He visits his hometown after several years, and seeks out his lover Helen Archer, who is now working as a vocalist on the radio.

Role:
Francis Phelan
Starring:
Nathan Lane, Carroll Baker, Meryl Streep, Tom Waits, Diane Venora, Michael O'Keefe
Directed By:
Hector Babenco
22. Little Amy (1962)
7
5
Little Amy
7
5
Starring:
Debbie Megowan, William Leslie, Shary Marshall, Joy Ellison
Directed By:
Sidney Lanfield
23. Hoffa (1992)
12
5
Hoffa
R
12
5

A fictionalized version of the infamous Teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa’s life. He starts as a Teamster union organizer and rises to become the president of the 'International Brotherhood of Teamsters.' Forming an alliance between the union and mafia, he illegally uses Teamster funds for mob. Following frequent battles with industry management and the Attorney General, he serves prison sentence, but after his release, disappears mysteriously in 1975.

Role:
James R. 'Jimmy' Hoffa
Starring:
Armand Assante, Tim Burton, Danny DeVito, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Jon Favreau, John C. Reilly
Directed By:
24. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
9
4
The Postman Always Rings Twice
R
9
4

This crime thriller film tells the story of Frank Chambers, who begins working at a rural California diner located in the hills outside Los Angeles. The diner is operated by a young, beautiful woman named Cora, and her older husband Nick, who is an immigrant from Greece. Frank and Cora soon start having an affair, and since Flora doesn’t love her husband, and wishes to own the diner, they start planning to murder him.  

Role:
Frank Chambers
Starring:
Jessica Lange, Christopher Lloyd, Michael Lerner, John P. Ryan, John Colicos
Directed By:
Bob Rafelson
25. Tommy (1975)
9
5
Tommy
PG
9
5

Tommy is a satirical musical drama film which tells the story of a young boy who receives a terrible shock after seeing his stepfather murder his father over an argument. This makes him psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind. However, when he stumbles upon a pinball machine, his life takes a turn as he turns out to be a natural prodigy in the game. He soon becomes a champion and starts attracting a religious following.

Starring:
Roger Daltrey, Ken Russell, Tina Turner, Paul Nicholas, Robert Powell, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed
Directed By:
26. The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
13
5
The Witches of Eastwick
R
13
5

The story centers on three small town friends, each of whom has lost the man in their life and leads an unfulfilled existence. Then a stranger comes to town and starts courting them one by one, eventually persuading them to live in his house. Living together, they soon realize that they are witches; and also start worrying about the man’s ultimate intension.  

Role:
Daryl Van Horne
Starring:
Michelle Pfeiffer, Susan Sarandon, Carel Struycken, Veronica Cartwright, Cher
Directed By:
27. The Raven (1963)
7
4
The Raven
7
4

Erasmus Craven is a magician who is still suffering from depression two years after the death of Lenore, his beloved wife. One day, he is visited a Adolphus Bedlo, who has been transformed into a raven after he lost a duel against Dr Scarabus, an evil wizard. After Erasmus turns him back into a human, Bedlo claims that Lenore may still be alive, as he thinks that he saw her in the castle of Dr Scarabus.

Role:
Rexford Bedlo
Starring:
Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Hazel Court
Directed By:
28. The Missouri Breaks (1976)
9
3
The Missouri Breaks
PG
9
3

A cattle rustler decides to steal horses from a land baron's ranch in retaliation for his best friend's death.

Role:
Tom Logan
Starring:
Marlon Brando, Randy Quaid, Harry Dean Stanton, Kathleen Lloyd, Frederic Forrest
Directed By:
Arthur Penn
29. The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)
8
3
The King of Marvin Gardens
R
8
3
Role:
David Staebler
Starring:
Bruce Dern, Scatman Crothers, Ellen Burstyn, Julia Anne Robinson
Directed By:
Bob Rafelson
30. The Shooting (1966)
10
3
The Shooting
G
10
3
Role:
Billy Spear
Starring:
Will Hutchins, Millie Perkins, Warren Oates, Charles Eastman
Directed By:
Monte Hellman
31. Mars Attacks! (1996)
17
9
Mars Attacks!
PG-13
17
9

Earth is surrounded by a fleet of Martians spaceships who initially claim to have come in peace. But they soon kill the entire U.S. Congress and later assassinate President James Dale. Earth survives when it is accidentally discovered that Martians die on hearing Slim Whitman’s song “Indian Love Call” which is then played all over the world. 

Role:
President James Dale / Art Land
Starring:
Michael J. Fox, Jack Black, Martin Short, Glenn Close, Christina Applegate, Annette Bening, Jim Brown
Directed By:
32. The Border (1982)
8
3
The Border
R
8
3
Role:
Charlie Smith
Starring:
Harvey Keitel, Valerie Perrine, Elpidia Carrillo, Warren Oates
Directed By:
33. Ride in the Whirlwind (1966)
9
4
Ride in the Whirlwind
G
9
4
Role:
Wes
Starring:
Harry Dean Stanton, Cameron Mitchell, Millie Perkins, George Mitchell, Katherine Squire
Directed By:
Monte Hellman
34. The Crossing Guard (1995)
8
5
The Crossing Guard
R
8
5

Freddy Gale is a jeweler whose young daughter is killed by a drunk driver. When the driver is released from prison, Freddy swears to kill him and informs him that he has only three days to live.  

Role:
Freddy Gale
Starring:
Robin Wright, David Morse, Anjelica Huston, Piper Laurie
Directed By:
35. The Last Tycoon (1976)
6
4
The Last Tycoon
PG
6
4

Based on an unfinished novel of the same name by F Scott Fitzgerald, this drama film tells the story of a movie producer, who works tirelessly in a time of turmoil. However, problems arise because he neglects and disrespects the other studio executives, and they feel like they would be better off without him.

Role:
Brimmer
Starring:
Donald Pleasence, John Carradine, Ray Milland, Tony Curtis, Jeanne Moreau, Robert Mitchum, Robert De Niro
Directed By:
36. On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)
6
6
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
G
6
6
Role:
Tad Pringle
Starring:
Barbra Streisand, Bob Newhart, Yves Montand, Simon Oakland, Larry Blyden
Directed By:
37. Anger Management (2003)
20
8
Anger Management
R
20
8

Dave Buznik is an introvert who suppresses all emotions in public. However, Dave loses his temper on a flight and is sentenced to anger management under Dr. Buddy Rydell, who is unorthodox, to say the least. He moves in with Dave and turns his life upside down in his attempt to fix Dave’s anger issues. 

Role:
Dr. Buddy Rydell
Starring:
Adam Sandler, Marisa Tomei, Kevin Nealon, January Jones, Woody Harrelson, Nancy Carell, Harry Dean Stanton
Directed By:
Peter Segal
38. Wolf (1994)
12
5
Wolf
R
12
5

This romantic horror film tells us the story of Will Randall who becomes a werewolf, and finds himself full of vigor and youth. He fights to regain his job and to woo his former boss’s daughter Laura. 

Role:
Will Randall
Starring:
James Spader, Elaine May, Christopher Plummer, Madhur Jaffrey, David Schwimmer, Allison Janney, Michelle Pfeiffer
Directed By:
39. I'm Still Here (2010)
6
6
I'm Still Here
R
6
6

Well-known actor Joaquin Phoenix decides to retire from the world of acting and focus on a new career as a hip-hop musician. Later he approaches Sean Combs, American rapper and record producer, hoping he will produce the record.

Role:
Himself
Starring:
Hugh Grant, Jay Leno, Billy Crystal, Edward James Olmos, Kelly Ripa, Danny Glover, Casey Affleck
Directed By:
40. The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
7
5
The Little Shop of Horrors
7
5

Gravis Mushnick owns a florist shop which is staffed by himself and two employees. One of them creates a new plant species which he names as Audrey Junior, in honor of his girlfriend Audrey. However, things get complicated when the plant starts to speak and demands human blood and flesh, for food.

Starring:
Dick Miller, Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles
Directed By:
41. Goin' South (1978)
6
3
Goin' South
PG
6
3

Goin’ South is a western romantic comedy film which takes us to a town in Texas, shortly after the Civil War. Henry Moon is an outlaw who is captured while trying to make his escape to Mexico. Due to lack of men after the war, the town has a special law that if a single woman offers to marry a condemned man, he can walk free. Henry is in luck since a woman named Julia offers to marry him, but it soon turns out that her main purpose is to have someone to search for gold in her property.

Role:
Henry Lloyd Moon
Starring:
Mary Steenburgen, John Belushi, Ed Begley Jr., Veronica Cartwright, Christopher Lloyd, Danny DeVito
Directed By:
Jack Nicholson
42. The Two Jakes (1990)
9
5
The Two Jakes
R
9
5

A businessman in Los Angeles named Julius Berman hires a private detective named JJ Gittes to help him, after he suspects his wife of adultery. Eventually, Berman kills the lover of his wife, Mark, who is also his partner in a real estate development company. When Gittes finds out about this, he convinces his old acquaintance LAPD Captain Lou Escobar that he should not be charged as an accomplice with the murder.

Role:
Jake Gittes
Starring:
David Keith, Eli Wallach, Harvey Keitel, Faye Dunaway, Tom Waits, Meg Tilly, Madeleine Stowe
Directed By:
Jack Nicholson
43. Heartburn (1986)
7
5
Heartburn
R
7
5

Heartburn is a comedy drama film which tells the story of a magazine writer named Rachel who decides to give up her career after she falls in love with a man named Mark Forman, a newspaper columnist who is a playboy. They try to build a life together, but Mark just can’t seem to give up his old tricks.

Role:
Mark
Starring:
Natasha Lyonne, Mamie Gummer, Kevin Spacey, Miloš Forman, Meryl Streep, Jeff Daniels, Maureen Stapleton
Directed By:
44. Blood and Wine (1996)
6
4
Blood and Wine
R
6
4

Blood and Wine is a crime drama thriller film which tells the story of a man who feels that he has failed as a father and husband, and eventually he decides to commit a heist to get rid of his financial woes. However, things get complicated when his wife decides to interfere.

Role:
Alex
Starring:
Jennifer Lopez, Michael Caine, Stephen Dorff, Judy Davis
Directed By:
Bob Rafelson
45. The Evening Star (1996)
6
4
The Evening Star
TV-14
6
4
Starring:
Juliette Lewis, Marion Ross, Miranda Richardson, Bill Paxton, Shirley MacLaine
Directed By:
Robert Harling
46. Psych-Out (1968)
7
3
Psych-Out
7
3
Role:
Stoney
Starring:
Garry Marshall, Bruce Dern, Susan Strasberg, Dean Stockwell, Adam Roarke
Directed By:
Richard Rush
47. Ensign Pulver (1964)
5
3
Ensign Pulver
5
3
Starring:
Larry Hagman, Walter Matthau, Kay Medford, Millie Perkins, Burl Ives
Directed By:
Joshua Logan
48. The Fortune (1975)
5
4
The Fortune
PG
5
4
Role:
Oscar
Starring:
Harry Dean Stanton, Christopher Guest, Scatman Crothers, Warren Beatty, Stockard Channing, Rose Michtom, Ian Wolfe
Directed By:
49. Flight to Fury (1964)
4
4
Flight to Fury
4
4

After some valuable diamonds get stolen, it leads to deadly consequences involving a group of strangers in a jungle in the Philippines.

Role:
Jay Wickham
Starring:
Joseph Estrada, Dewey Martin, Fay Spain, Vic Diaz
Directed By:
Monte Hellman
50. How Do You Know (2010)
7
7
How Do You Know
PG-13
7
7

Lisa, a star softball player, finds herself evaluating her life, after she fails to make it into the National Team. She also falls in love with two men at the same time, and struggles to find the true meaning of love. 

Role:
Charles
Starring:
Owen Wilson, Paul Rudd, Reese Witherspoon, Kathryn Hahn
Directed By:
James L. Brooks
51. Back Door to Hell (1964)
4
5
Back Door to Hell
4
5
Role:
Burnett
Starring:
Jimmie Rodgers, John Hackett, Annabelle Huggins, Conrad Maga
Directed By:
Monte Hellman
52. Too Soon to Love (1960)
4
5
Too Soon to Love
4
5
Role:
Buddy
Starring:
Jennifer West, Richard Evans, Warren Parker, Ralph Manza
Directed By:
Richard Rush
53. The Broken Land (1962)
4
5
The Broken Land
4
5

Will is a young cowboy who rides into a tiny frontier town. He is soon targeted by the town’s corrupt sheriff, who puts him in jail. When Billy and Gabe come to his defense, they are thrown behind bars as well. Now their only hope is a waitress named Marva, who may find a way to free them.

Role:
Will Brocious
Starring:
Kent Taylor, Jody McCrea, Diana Darrin, Robert Sampson
Directed By:
John A. Bushelman
54. Studs Lonigan (1960)
4
5
Studs Lonigan
4
5
Role:
Weary Reilly
Starring:
Frank Gorshin, Christopher Knight, Venetia Stevenson, Carolyn Craig
Directed By:
Irving Lerner
55. Hells Angels on Wheels (1967)
7
4
Hells Angels on Wheels
7
4
Role:
Poet
Starring:
Adam Roarke, Sabrina Scharf, Jana Taylor, Richard Anders
Directed By:
Richard Rush
56. A Safe Place (1971)
4
4
A Safe Place
PG
4
4

A fragile young woman Noah, who lives alone in a New York apartment, prefers to lose herself in the past and looks for a ‘safe place.’ She treasures three supposedly magical objects given to her by a magician during her childhood. Though involved with two men, one of whom is practical while the other is vivacious; she is far from feeling content. 

Role:
Mitch
Starring:
Orson Welles, Tuesday Weld, Phil Proctor, Gwen Welles
Directed By:
Henry Jaglom
57. The Cry Baby Killer (1958)
5
5
The Cry Baby Killer
5
5

Teenager Jimmy Wallace, when viciously assaulted by a gang of other teenage hoodlums, fights back and believes that he has killed two of the gang. So when the police officers, who have the area encircled, order him to surrender, Jimmy is terrified and takes some random man, a woman and her baby as hostages, and along with them hides in a storeroom. 

Role:
Jimmy Wallace
Starring:
Roger Corman, Harry Lauter, Carolyn Mitchell, Brett Halsey, Lynn Cartwright
Directed By:
Jus Addiss
58. The Terror (1963)
7
4
The Terror
PG
7
4

The Terror is a horror film which tells the story of André, a lieutenant in Napoleon’s army, who gets separated from his unit accidentally. While wandering near the coast, he sees a young mysterious woman, whom he asks for directions. She doesn’t answer or even greet him. André continues following her and reaches the castle of Baron Von Lepp. Upon trying to enter the castle, the Baron tells him that there is no woman in the castle, but shows him a picture of the Baroness who died twenty years ago. André is shocked to see that it is the same woman he has been following.

Role:
Lt. Andre Duvalier
Starring:
Boris Karloff, Sandra Knight, Dick Miller, Dorothy Neumann
59. Man Trouble (1992)
5
5
Man Trouble
PG-13
5
5
Role:
Eugene Earl Axline aka Harry Bliss
Starring:
Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, Ellen Barkin, Michael McKean, Beverly D'Angelo
Directed By:
Bob Rafelson
60. The Wild Ride (1960)
5
3
The Wild Ride
PG-13
5
3
Role:
Johnny Varron
Starring:
Georgianna Carter, Robert Bean, Carol Bigby, John Bologni
Directed By:
Harvey Berman
61. The Rebel Rousers (1970)
3
3
The Rebel Rousers
R
3
3

Paul wants to talk marriage to his pregnant, but unwilling girlfriend Karen and on their way to the beach they are captured by a motorcycle gang, led by Paul’s high school friend J.J. As the gang vies with each other to decide who will have Karen first, J.J suggests that they have a motorcycle drag race to decide the winner, giving Paul a chance to escape.   

Role:
Bunny
Starring:
Diane Ladd, Bruce Dern, Harry Dean Stanton, Cameron Mitchell
Directed By:
Martin B. Cohen

Director

Goin' South (1978)
11
6
Goin' South
PG
11
6

Goin’ South is a western romantic comedy film which takes us to a town in Texas, shortly after the Civil War. Henry Moon is an outlaw who is captured while trying to make his escape to Mexico. Due to lack of men after the war, the town has a special law that if a single woman offers to marry a condemned man, he can walk free. Henry is in luck since a woman named Julia offers to marry him, but it soon turns out that her main purpose is to have someone to search for gold in her property.

Starring:
Mary Steenburgen, John Belushi, Ed Begley Jr., Veronica Cartwright, Christopher Lloyd, Danny DeVito
Directed By:
Jack Nicholson
The Two Jakes (1990)
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The Two Jakes
R
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A businessman in Los Angeles named Julius Berman hires a private detective named JJ Gittes to help him, after he suspects his wife of adultery. Eventually, Berman kills the lover of his wife, Mark, who is also his partner in a real estate development company. When Gittes finds out about this, he convinces his old acquaintance LAPD Captain Lou Escobar that he should not be charged as an accomplice with the murder.

Starring:
David Keith, Eli Wallach, Harvey Keitel, Faye Dunaway, Tom Waits, Meg Tilly, Madeleine Stowe
Directed By:
Jack Nicholson
Drive, He Said (1971)
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Drive, He Said
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4
Starring:
Cindy Williams, Bruce Dern, Karen Black, Henry Jaglom, Robert Towne
Directed By:
Jack Nicholson
The Terror (1963)
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The Terror
PG
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7

The Terror is a horror film which tells the story of André, a lieutenant in Napoleon’s army, who gets separated from his unit accidentally. While wandering near the coast, he sees a young mysterious woman, whom he asks for directions. She doesn’t answer or even greet him. André continues following her and reaches the castle of Baron Von Lepp. Upon trying to enter the castle, the Baron tells him that there is no woman in the castle, but shows him a picture of the Baroness who died twenty years ago. André is shocked to see that it is the same woman he has been following.

Starring:
Boris Karloff, Sandra Knight, Dick Miller, Dorothy Neumann

Animation Movies

Elephant's Child (1986)
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Elephant's Child
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3
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Directed By:
Mark Sottnick

Special Appearance/Cameo

The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)
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The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
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5

Based on real events, this crime drama film shows us the events that lead to an infamous shootout, between rival gangs that were led by Al Capone and George Moran.  In order to claim his status as the most powerful mobster of his time, Capone had ordered his men to disguise themselves as cops and murder all the important men in Moran’s gang, which eventually resulted in immense bloodshed.  

Role:
Gino - Hit Man (uncredited)
Starring:
Gus Trikonis, Bruce Dern, Jason Robards, George Segal, Ralph Meeker, Jean Hale
Directed By:
Head (1968)
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Head
G
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6

Head is a musical adventure film which revolves around the members of an American pop rock band, who set out on a trippy and musical adventure through 1960s Hollywood. They meet personalities such as Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson and Frank Zappa.

Role:
Movie Director at Filmshoot in Restaurant (uncredited)
Starring:
Victor Mature, Annette Funicello, Micky Dolenz, Teri Garr
Directed By:
Bob Rafelson

TV Shows

The Andy Griffith Show
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The Andy Griffith Show
TV-G
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10
Starring:
Ron Howard, Denver Pyle, Rob Reiner, Gavin MacLeod, Don Rickles, Bob Denver, Don Knotts
Directed By:
Bob Sweeney, Lee Philips, Alan Rafkin, Coby Ruskin, Don Weis
Matinee Theatre
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Matinee Theatre
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2
Starring:
Zsa Zsa Gabor, Roger Moore, Michael Landon, Steven McQueen, Steve Allen, James Whitmore, John Drew Barrymore
Directed By:
Lamont Johnson, Walter Grauman, Boris Sagal, Allan A. Buckhantz, Sherman Marks
Tales of Wells Fargo
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Tales of Wells Fargo
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3
Starring:
Leonard Nimoy, Charles Bronson, Adam West, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Eddie Albert, Tina Louise, James Coburn
Directed By:
Earl Bellamy, Sidney Salkow, R.G. Springsteen, William Witney, Lewis R. Foster
Hawaiian Eye
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Hawaiian Eye
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2
Starring:
Dawn Wells, Cloris Leachman, Edd Byrnes, Connie Stevens, Mary Tyler Moore, Bert Convy, George Takei
Directed By:
Mr. Lucky
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2
Mr. Lucky
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2
Starring:
Bobby Troup, Richard Chamberlain, Gavin MacLeod, Ross Martin, John Vivyan, Tom Brown, Joe Scott
Directed By:
The Barbara Stanwyck Show
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2
The Barbara Stanwyck Show
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2
Starring:
Julie London, Peter Falk, Barbara Stanwyck, Anna May Wong, Milton Berle, Buddy Ebsen, Hume Cronyn
Directed By:
Don Taylor, Richard Whorf, Arthur Hiller, David Lowell Rich, Robert Florey
Sea Hunt
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3
Sea Hunt
10
3
Starring:
Jeff Bridges, Lloyd Bridges, Leonard Nimoy, Bruce Dern, Larry Hagman
Directed By:
The Guns of Will Sonnett
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The Guns of Will Sonnett
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2
Starring:
Charles Grodin, Claude Akins, Walter Brennan, Harry Dean Stanton, Denver Pyle, Dennis Hopper, Cloris Leachman
Directed By:
Jack Arnold, Michael O'Herlihy, Richard C. Sarafian, Thomas Carr, Jean Yarbrough
Biography
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Biography
12
4
Starring:
Wil Wheaton, Eric Braeden, Tom Selleck, Maximilian Schell, Jason Alexander, Danny Bonaduce, Tom Skerritt
Directed By:
Bronco
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Bronco
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3
Starring:
Lorne Greene, Robert Reed, Slim Pickens, Joel Grey, Anna Kashfi, James Coburn, Claude Akins
Directed By:
Dr. Kildare
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3
Dr. Kildare
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3
Starring:
Leslie Nielsen, Barbara Eden, Lee Marvin, James Earl Jones, Fred Astaire, Lauren Bacall, William Shatner
Directed By:
Blue Champagne (1992)
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Blue Champagne
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3
Starring:
Diane Ladd, Jonathan Silverman, Jennifer Nicholson, Risa Benson, Rebecca Broussard
Directed By:
Blaine Novak

Jack Nicholson Awards

Academy Awards
Terms of Endearment Best Actor in a Supporting Role 1984
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Best Actor in a Leading Role 1976
As Good as It Gets Best Actor in a Leading Role 1998
Golden Globe Awards
About Schmidt Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 2003
As Good as It Gets Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1998
Prizzi's Honor Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1986
Terms of Endearment Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 1984
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 1976
Chinatown Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 1975
BAFTA Awards
Reds Best Supporting Actor 1983
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Best Actor 1977
Chinatown Best Actor 1975
The Last Detail Best Actor 1975
MTV Movie & TV Awards
The Departed Best Villain 2007
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Recording for Children 1988