One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (18)

Director Milos Forman. Drama


This 1975 classic was the second film to win all five major Academy Awards. McMurphy has a criminal past and has once again gotten himself into trouble with the law. To escape labour 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.

Starring Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco, Dean R. Brooks


Flicks Advisor (comments from our film promoters)

Great classic film but poor turnout. Deemed too gritty. Chosen by popular vote - we won’t do that again!