Best Movies of Jack Nicholson

Goin' South (1978)

Aggregate Rating: 117 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: null

Due to the lack of men after the Civil War, a small western town allows a bachelorette with ulterior motives to save a horse-thief from the gallows by marrying him. They must deal with his old gang, the sheriff, the bank - and each other.


The Crossing Guard (1995)

Aggregate Rating: 110 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $0.83M

Freddy Gale is a seedy jeweller who has sworn to kill the drunk driver who killed his little girl.


Heartburn (1986)

Aggregate Rating: 110 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: $25.31M

An autobiographical look at the breakup of Ephron's marriage to Carl "All the President's Men" Bernstein that was also a best-selling novel. The Ephron character, Rachel is a food writer at...


Five Easy Pieces (1970)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A dropout from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.


How Do You Know (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 102 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $30.21M

After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.


Carnal Knowledge (1971)

Aggregate Rating: 72 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $28.62M

The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in ...


Prizzi's Honor (1985)

Aggregate Rating: 70 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $26.70M

A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love.


Ironweed (1987)

Aggregate Rating: 69 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $7.39M

An alcoholic drifter spends Halloween in his home town of Albany, NY after returning there for the first time in decades.


The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)

Aggregate Rating: 69 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

The sensuous wife of a lunch wagon proprietor and a rootless drifter begin a sordidly steamy affair and conspire to murder her Greek husband.


The Shooting (1966)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A mysterious woman persuades two cowboys to help her in a revenge scheme.


The Missouri Breaks (1976)

Aggregate Rating: 67 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.


The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)

Aggregate Rating: 66 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

'It's Monopoly out there'. Jason Staebler, The King of Marvin Gardens, has gone directly to jail, lives on the Boardwalk and fronts for the local mob in Atlantic City. He is also a dreamer ...


Ride in the Whirlwind (1966)

Aggregate Rating: 66 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Three cowboys, mistaken for members of an outlaw gang, are relentlessly pursued by a posse.


The Border (1982)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A corrupted border agent decides to clean up his act when an impoverished woman's baby is put up for sale on the black market.


Wolf (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 64 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $65.01M

Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.


Blood and Wine (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 63 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $1.08M

A man who has failed as a father and husband commits a heist to make money for his fledging business, but things become complicated when his wife interferes.


Psych-Out (1968)

Aggregate Rating: 60 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A deaf runaway arrives in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury hippie district looking for her missing brother.


The Fortune (1975)

Aggregate Rating: 57 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Two bumbling hustlers in the 1920s attempt to gain the fortune of an heiress. Nothing will stop them, not even murder.


Flight to Fury (1964)

Aggregate Rating: 57 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Stolen diamonds spark a deadly drama involving a group of strangers in the Philippine jungle.


A Safe Place (1971)

Aggregate Rating: 53 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A strange young woman lives in a fantasy world where she can never grow up.



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