Why to Watch - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

It’s a known fact that Jack Nicholson is one of the greatest to ever do it, so if you’re looking to see an actor truly become a character then you’ve found the perfect film.



One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Drama | 133min | November 19, 1975 (United States) 8.7
Director: Milos FormanWriter: Lawrence Hauben, Bo Goldman, Ken KeseyStars: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael BerrymanSummary: McMurphy has a criminal past and has once again gotten himself into trouble and is sentenced by the court. To escape labor duties in prison, McMurphy pleads insanity and is sent to a ward for the mentally unstable. Once here, McMurphy both endures and stands witness to the abuse and degradation of the oppressive Nurse Ratched, who gains superiority and power through the flaws of the other inmates. McMurphy and the other inmates band together to make a rebellious stance against the atrocious Nurse. —Jacob Oberfrank


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