Best Movies of Mike Nichols

The Graduate (1967)

Aggregate Rating: 257 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $104.40M

A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.


Closer (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $33.99M

The relationships of two couples become complicated and deceitful when the man from one couple meets the woman of the other.


The Birdcage (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 155 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 72 | Earnings: $123.99M

A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.


Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 154 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $66.64M

A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.


Working Girl (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $64.00M

When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss' job.


Primary Colors (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $38.97M

A man joins the political campaign of a smooth-operator candidate for president of the USA.


Postcards from the Edge (1990)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $37.96M

A substance-addicted actress tries to look on the bright side even as she is forced to move back in with her mother to avoid unemployment.


Silkwood (1983)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $35.60M

A worker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations at the plant.


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...


What Planet Are You From? (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 98 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 41 | Earnings: $6.29M

A highly advanced civilization, whose citizens feel no emotion and reproduce by cloning, plans to conquer Earth from the inside by sending an operative, fashioned with a humming, mechanical...


Catch-22 (1970)

Aggregate Rating: 94 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.


Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Aggregate Rating: 92 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.


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 ...


Regarding Henry (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 70 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $43.00M

Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. As if that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits...


Biloxi Blues (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $43.18M

A group of young recruits go through boot camp during the Second World War in Biloxi, Mississippi. From the play by Neil Simon.


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.


The Day of the Dolphin (1973)

Aggregate Rating: 62 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $2.30M

Dr Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do have a limited...


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.


Dead Calling (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 51 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A long-buried dark town secret is slowly unveiled when a young couple inherits a home from a deceased relative and discovers they can communicate with the dead on their second-floor telephone.


BreadCrumbs (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 31 | Imdb: 3 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A group of Porn Filmmakers are systematically attacked by 2 children on the set of a remote shoot.



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