Film Jack Nicholson Black Comedy Roles

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List of Black comedy movies/films with performances by Jack Nicholson, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Jack Nicholson Black comedy roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Jack Nicholson Black comedy movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Jack Nicholson has become known for playing characters in Black comedy movies, so this list is the perfect resource for finding some you haven't already seen.

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About Schmidt is a 2002 American comedy-drama film directed by Alexander Payne, starring Jack Nicholson in the title role. It is very loosely based on the 1996 novel of the same title by Louis Begley. The film follows Schmidt as he retires from his pedestrian job, followed by the passing of his wife for whom he had lost affection. He goes on a road trip in order to attend the wedding of his only daughter to a man and into a family he does not particularly like, compelling him to reflect on his life throughout the film. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jack Nicholson, Kathy Bates, June Squibb, Dermot Mulroney, Len Cariou, + more

Initial Release: 2002

Directed by: Alexander Payne

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#20 on Great Movies About Sad Loner Characters

#21 on Great Movies About the Death of a Spouse

#10 on Great Movies About Drifters Who Are Lost in Life

#6 on Great Movies About Sad Bastards

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Anger Management is a 2003 American slapstick comedy film directed by Peter Segal, written by David S. Dorfman, and starring Adam Sandler, Jack Nicholson, and Marisa Tomei . It was produced by Revolution Studios in association with Sandler's production company Happy Madison Productions and was distributed by Columbia Pictures. When an annoying passenger causes Dave Buznik to lose his temper on an airline flight, he is sentenced to anger management classes. Buznik learns his therapist is the passenger, who proves to have a rather interventionist style of therapy. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Heather Graham, January Jones, Marisa Tomei, + more

Initial Release: 2003

Directed by: Peter Segal

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#9 on The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler

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Goin' South is an American western-comedy film, directed by and starring Jack Nicholson, Mary Steenburgen, Christopher Lloyd, John Belushi, Richard Bradford, Veronica Cartwright, Danny DeVito and Ed Begley, Jr. As the film begins, the Paramount logo sequence plays in reverse. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd, John Belushi, Mary Steenburgen, + more

Initial Release: 1978

Directed by: Jack Nicholson

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#22 on The Best Western Movies of the '70s

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Prizzi's Honor is a 1985 American film directed by John Huston. It stars Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Robert Loggia and, in an Academy Award-winning performance, the director's daughter Anjelica Huston. The film was adapted by Richard Condon and Janet Roach from Condon's 1982 novel of the same name. Its score, composed by Alex North, adapts the music of Giacomo Puccini and Gioachino Rossini. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Anjelica Huston, Stanley Tucci, C. C. H. Pounder, + more

Initial Release: 1985

Directed by: John Huston

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#50 on The Best Movies of 1985

#36 on The Best Oscar-Nominated Movies of the '80s

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