Movie House Memories' Top 100 Greatest Films Ever

Sony Pictures Releasing released As Good as It Gets on December 25, 1997. James L. Brooks directed the film starring Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, and Greg Kinnear.

‘As Good as It Gets’ Plot Summary

In As Good as It Gets, Melvin Udall is an obsessive-compulsive writer of romantic fiction. However, in real life, he’s rude to everyone he meets, including his gay neighbor, Simon. When he has to look after Simon’s dog, he begins to soften. While still not completely over his own problems, eventually, he finds he can carry out a relationship with the only waitress at the local diner who’ll serve him.

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