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As Good as It Gets

Rotten Tomatoes Logo85%
Comedy Drama 
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Rated: 13+ (PG-13)19972h 19mOn: Free Services Netflix Tags: Friendship Dog Psychology Country: America

New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast.As Good as It Gets featuring Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt is streaming with subscription on Netflix, free on Sony Crackle, free on VUDU, and 5 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 85% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (262,324 votes).

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Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle & Vudu).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#375 Ranked Movie

#5 Ranked in Dog Movies

#56 Ranked in Romance Movies

#176 Ranked in Movies on Netflix

As Good as It Gets has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 85% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (262,324 votes). The movie is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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