Jack Nicholson Movies List: Best To Worst

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
R

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

(1975)
As:
Cast
Director:
Milos Forman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Scatman Crothers, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco
The Shining
R

The Shining

(1980)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Torrance
Director:
Stanley Kubrick
Genres:
Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
Barry Nelson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers, Danny Lloyd
Chinatown
R

Chinatown

(1974)
As:
Cast
Role:
J.J. Gittes
Director:
Roman Polanski
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Faye Dunaway, John Huston, John Hillerman, Roman Polanski
The Departed
R

The Departed

(2006)
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Costello
Director:
Martin Scorsese
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Anthony Anderson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Mark Wahlberg
As Good as It Gets
PG-13

As Good as It Gets

(1997)
As:
Cast
Role:
Melvin Udall
Director:
James L. Brooks
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Maya Rudolph, Cuba Gooding Jr., Jack Nicholson
A Few Good Men
R

A Few Good Men

(1992)
As:
Cast
Role:
Col. Nathan R. Jessup
Director:
Rob Reiner
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland
Five Easy Pieces
R

Five Easy Pieces

(1970)
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Eroica Dupea
Director:
Bob Rafelson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Fannie Flagg, Karen Black, Sally Struthers, Billy Green Bush
The Last Detail
R

The Last Detail

(1973)
As:
Cast
Role:
Buddusky
Director:
Hal Ashby
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Carol Kane, Randy Quaid, Otis Young, Clifton James
Terms of Endearment
PG

Terms of Endearment

(1983)
As:
Cast
Role:
Garrett Breedlove
Director:
James L. Brooks
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Shirley MacLaine, Albert Brooks, Jeff Daniels
The Bucket List
PG-13

The Bucket List

(2007)
As:
Cast
Role:
Edward
Director:
Rob Reiner
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd, Rob Morrow
Easy Rider
R

Easy Rider

(1969)
As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Hopper
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Antonio Mendoza, Phil Spector
Professione: reporter
PG

Professione: reporter

(1975)
As:
Cast
Role:
Locke
Director:
Michelangelo Antonioni
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Steven Berkoff, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry
Reds
PG

Reds

(1981)
As:
Cast
Role:
Eugene O'Neill
Director:
Warren Beatty
Genres:
Romance, Biography, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Diane Keaton, Gene Hackman, Edward Herrmann, Warren Beatty
About Schmidt
R

About Schmidt

(2002)
As:
Cast
Role:
Warren Schmidt
Director:
Alexander Payne
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Hope Davis, Kathy Bates, Dermot Mulroney, June Squibb
Batman
TV-14

Batman

(1989)
As:
Cast
Role:
Joker / Jack Napier
Director:
Tim Burton
Genres:
Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Michael Keaton, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl, Pat Hingle
Carnal Knowledge
R

Carnal Knowledge

(1971)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jonathan
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ann-Margret, Candice Bergen, Rita Moreno, Art Garfunkel
Something's Gotta Give
PG-13

Something's Gotta Give

(2003)
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Sanborn
Director:
Nancy Meyers
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Amanda Peet, Frances McDormand
The Postman Always Rings Twice
R

The Postman Always Rings Twice

(1981)
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Chambers
Director:
Bob Rafelson
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jessica Lange, Michael Lerner, John P. Ryan, John Colicos
The Raven

The Raven

(1963)
As:
Cast
Role:
Rexford Bedlo
Director:
Roger Corman
Genres:
Horror, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Boris Karloff, Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Hazel Court
Broadcast News
R

Broadcast News

(1987)
As:
Cast
Director:
James L. Brooks
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Joan Cusack, Holly Hunter, William Hurt, Jack Nicholson
Goin' South
PG

Goin' South

(1978)
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Henry Lloyd Moon
Director:
Jack Nicholson
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Crime, Western
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Mary Steenburgen, Christopher Lloyd, Veronica Cartwright
Tommy
PG

Tommy

(1975)
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Russell
Genres:
Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Roger Daltrey, Elton John
The Little Shop of Horrors

The Little Shop of Horrors

(1960)
As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Corman, Charles B. Griffith, Mel Welles
Genres:
Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dick Miller, Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles
The Missouri Breaks
PG

The Missouri Breaks

(1976)
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Logan
Director:
Arthur Penn
Genres:
Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Marlon Brando, Randy Quaid, Kathleen Lloyd, Frederic Forrest
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
G

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

(1970)
As:
Cast
Role:
Tad Pringle
Director:
Vincente Minnelli
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Simon Oakland, Barbra Streisand, Bob Newhart, Larry Blyden
The Pledge
R

The Pledge

(2001)
As:
Cast
Director:
Sean Penn
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Aaron Eckhart, Patricia Clarkson, Beau Daniels, Benicio Del Toro, Dale Dickey
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre

The St. Valentine's Day Massacre

(1967)
As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Corman
Genres:
Crime, History, Drama
Star Cast:
George Segal, Jason Robards, Ralph Meeker, Jean Hale
The Witches of Eastwick
R

The Witches of Eastwick

(1987)
As:
Cast
Role:
Daryl Van Horne
Director:
George Miller
Genres:
Horror, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer, Veronica Cartwright, Cher
The King of Marvin Gardens
R

The King of Marvin Gardens

(1972)
As:
Cast
Role:
David Staebler
Director:
Bob Rafelson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ellen Burstyn, Bruce Dern, Scatman Crothers, Julia Anne Robinson
Prizzi's Honor
R

Prizzi's Honor

(1985)
As:
Cast
Role:
Charley Partanna
Director:
John Huston
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
William Hickey, Kathleen Turner, Robert Loggia, John Randolph
The Shooting
G

The Shooting

(1966)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Billy Spear
Director:
Monte Hellman
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Will Hutchins, Millie Perkins, Warren Oates, Charles Eastman
Ride in the Whirlwind
G

Ride in the Whirlwind

(1966)
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Wes
Director:
Monte Hellman
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Cameron Mitchell, Millie Perkins, George Mitchell, Katherine Squire
Ironweed
R

Ironweed

(1987)
As:
Cast
Role:
Francis Phelan
Director:
Hector Babenco
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Carroll Baker, Diane Venora, Meryl Streep, Michael O'Keefe
Head
G

Head

(1968)
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Director:
Bob Rafelson
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Micky Dolenz, Annette Funicello, Victor Mature, Teri Garr
The Border
R

The Border

(1982)
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Smith
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Harvey Keitel, Valerie Perrine, Elpidia Carrillo, Warren Oates
Hoffa
R

Hoffa

(1992)
As:
Cast
Role:
James R. 'Jimmy' Hoffa
Director:
Danny DeVito
Genres:
Crime, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Tim Burton, Armand Assante, John C. Reilly
The Last Tycoon
PG

The Last Tycoon

(1976)
As:
Cast
Role:
Brimmer
Director:
Elia Kazan
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Robert Mitchum, Jeanne Moreau
The Trip

The Trip

(1967)
As:
Writer
Director:
Roger Corman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Susan Strasberg, Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Bruce Dern, Salli Sachse
Wolf
R

Wolf

(1994)
As:
Cast
Role:
Will Randall
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Horror, Thriller, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Richard Jenkins, Kate Nelligan, Michelle Pfeiffer, James Spader
Psych-Out

Psych-Out

(1968)
As:
Cast
Role:
Stoney
Director:
Richard Rush
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Susan Strasberg, Bruce Dern, Dean Stockwell, Adam Roarke
Anger Management
R

Anger Management

(2003)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Buddy Rydell
Director:
Peter Segal
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam Sandler, Marisa Tomei, Luis Guzmán, Allen Covert
Ensign Pulver

Ensign Pulver

(1964)
As:
Cast
Director:
Joshua Logan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, War
Star Cast:
Kay Medford, Walter Matthau, Millie Perkins, Burl Ives
Mars Attacks!
PG-13

Mars Attacks!

(1996)
As:
Cast
Role:
President James Dale / Art Land
Director:
Tim Burton
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Black, Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan
The Crossing Guard
R

The Crossing Guard

(1995)
As:
Cast
Role:
Freddy Gale
Director:
Sean Penn
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Robin Wright, David Morse, Anjelica Huston, Piper Laurie
The Two Jakes
R

The Two Jakes

(1990)
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Jake Gittes
Director:
Jack Nicholson
Genres:
Mystery, Romance, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Harvey Keitel, Meg Tilly, Madeleine Stowe, Eli Wallach, Jack Nicholson
Heartburn
R

Heartburn

(1986)
As:
Cast
Role:
Mark
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Meryl Streep, Jeff Daniels, Maureen Stapleton, Stockard Channing
Drive, He Said
X

Drive, He Said

(1971)
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Jack Nicholson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Sport
Star Cast:
Cindy Williams, Karen Black, Bruce Dern, Henry Jaglom, Robert Towne
Flight to Fury

Flight to Fury

(1964)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Jay Wickham
Director:
Monte Hellman
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Dewey Martin, Fay Spain, Joseph Estrada, Vic Diaz
I'm Still Here
R

I'm Still Here

(2010)
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Casey Affleck
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Joaquin Phoenix, Antony Langdon, Carey Perloff, Larry McHale
Too Soon to Love

Too Soon to Love

(1960)
As:
Cast
Role:
Buddy
Director:
Richard Rush
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jennifer West, Richard Evans, Warren Parker, Ralph Manza
The Fortune
PG

The Fortune

(1975)
As:
Cast
Role:
Oscar
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Stockard Channing, Rose Michtom, Ian Wolfe, Warren Beatty
Blood and Wine
R

Blood and Wine

(1996)
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex
Director:
Bob Rafelson
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Stephen Dorff, Jennifer Lopez, Judy Davis, Michael Caine
Thunder Island

Thunder Island

(1963)
As:
Writer
Director:
Jack Leewood
Genres:
Action, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Gene Nelson, Miriam Colon, Fay Spain, Brian Kelly, Art Bedard
Studs Lonigan

Studs Lonigan

(1960)
As:
Cast
Role:
Weary Reilly
Director:
Irving Lerner
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Frank Gorshin, Christopher Knight, Venetia Stevenson, Carolyn Craig
A Safe Place
PG

A Safe Place

(1971)
As:
Cast
Role:
Mitch
Director:
Henry Jaglom
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tuesday Weld, Orson Welles, Phil Proctor, Gwen Welles
Back Door to Hell

Back Door to Hell

(1964)
As:
Cast
Role:
Burnett
Director:
Monte Hellman
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Jimmie Rodgers, John Hackett, Annabelle Huggins, Conrad Maga
The Evening Star
TV-14

The Evening Star

(1996)
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Harling
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Shirley MacLaine, Juliette Lewis, Bill Paxton, Miranda Richardson
Hells Angels on Wheels

Hells Angels on Wheels

(1967)
As:
Cast
Role:
Poet
Director:
Richard Rush
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Adam Roarke, Sabrina Scharf, Jana Taylor, Richard Anders
The Terror
PG

The Terror

(1963)
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Lt. Andre Duvalier
Director:
Francis Ford Coppola, Roger Corman, Jack Nicholson, Jack Hill, Jack Hale
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Boris Karloff, Sandra Knight, Dick Miller, Dorothy Neumann
The Broken Land

The Broken Land

(1962)
As:
Cast
Role:
Will Brocious
Director:
John A. Bushelman
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Kent Taylor, Jody McCrea, Diana Darrin, Robert Sampson
How Do You Know
PG-13

How Do You Know

(2010)
As:
Cast
Role:
Charles
Director:
James L. Brooks
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Paul Rudd, Owen Wilson, Kathryn Hahn, Reese Witherspoon
The Cry Baby Killer

The Cry Baby Killer

(1958)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jimmy Wallace
Director:
Jus Addiss
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Harry Lauter, Carolyn Mitchell, Brett Halsey, Lynn Cartwright
The Wild Ride
PG-13

The Wild Ride

(1960)
As:
Cast
Role:
Johnny Varron
Director:
Harvey Berman
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Georgianna Carter, Robert Bean, Carol Bigby, John Bologni
Man Trouble
PG-13

Man Trouble

(1992)
As:
Cast
Role:
Eugene Earl Axline aka Harry Bliss
Director:
Bob Rafelson
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ellen Barkin, Michael McKean, Harry Dean Stanton, Beverly D'Angelo
The Rebel Rousers
R

The Rebel Rousers

(1970)
As:
Cast
Role:
Bunny
Director:
Martin B. Cohen
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Diane Ladd, Cameron Mitchell, Bruce Dern, Harry Dean Stanton
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I Am But a Fool

(2008)
As:
Producer
Director:
Eddie Kim
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Ella Ancheta, Katrina Bortfeld, Lauren Dundee, Randal Griffith, Cristobal Hores

TV Movie(s)

Little Amy

Little Amy

(1962)
As:
Cast
Director:
Sidney Lanfield
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Debbie Megowan, William Leslie, Shary Marshall, Joy Ellison

Animation(s)

Elephant's Child

Elephant's Child (1986)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Mark Sottnick
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Nicholson

TV Shows and Videos

The Barbara Stanwyck Show

The Barbara Stanwyck Show (1960)

As:
Cast
Director:
Don Taylor, Richard Whorf, Arthur Hiller, David Lowell Rich, Robert Florey
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Barbara Stanwyck, Milton Berle, Lee Marvin
The Andy Griffith Show
TV-G

The Andy Griffith Show (1960)

As:
Cast
Director:
Bob Sweeney, Lee Philips, Alan Rafkin, Coby Ruskin, Don Weis
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Frances Bavier, Don Knotts, Don Rickles
Matinee Theatre

Matinee Theatre (1955)

As:
Cast
Director:
Lamont Johnson, Walter Grauman, Boris Sagal, Allan A. Buckhantz, Sherman Marks
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Star Cast:
John Conte, Roger Moore, Vincent Price, Zsa Zsa Gabor
Hawaiian Eye

Hawaiian Eye (1959)

As:
Cast
Director:
Edward Dein, Irving J. Moore, Robert Sparr, Charles R. Rondeau, Mark Sandrich Jr.
Genres:
Action, Drama, Adventure, Crime, Music
Star Cast:
Adam West, Poncie Ponce, Connie Stevens, Douglas Mossman, Robert Conrad
Tales of Wells Fargo

Tales of Wells Fargo (1957)

As:
Cast
Director:
Earl Bellamy, Sidney Salkow, R.G. Springsteen, William Witney, Lewis R. Foster
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Adam West, Dale Robertson, Charles Bronson, Leonard Nimoy
Mr. Lucky

Mr. Lucky (1959)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Arnold, Alan Crosland Jr., Jerry Hopper, Lamont Johnson, Boris Sagal
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ross Martin, John Vivyan, Tom Brown, Joe Scott
Sea Hunt

Sea Hunt (1958)

As:
Cast
Director:
Anton Leader, John Florea, Leon Benson, Herman Hoffman, Dick Moder
Genres:
Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Bridges, Leonard Nimoy
The Guns of Will Sonnett

The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Arnold, Michael O'Herlihy, Richard C. Sarafian, Thomas Carr, Jean Yarbrough
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Walter Brennan, Dack Rambo
Bronco

Bronco (1958)

As:
Cast
Director:
Lee Sholem, Alan Crosland Jr., Robert Sparr, Herbert L. Strock, Paul Landres
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Adam West, Ty Hardin, Mary Tyler Moore, James Coburn
Biography

Biography (1987)

As:
Producer
Director:
John Griffin, Jeanne Begley, Selina Lin, Kevin Burns, Peter Jones
Genres:
Documentary, Biography
Star Cast:
Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Kevin Smith, Danny Glover, Danny DeVito
Dr. Kildare

Dr. Kildare (1961)

As:
Cast
Director:
Leo Penn, Corey Allen, John Newland, Jack Arnold, Paul Stanley
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Barbara Eden, William Shatner, Leslie Nielsen, Richard Chamberlain, Walter Matthau
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Blue Champagne (1992)

As:
Producer
Director:
Blaine Novak
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Diane Ladd, Jonathan Silverman, Jennifer Nicholson, Risa Benson, Rebecca Broussard