Jack Nicholson Romantic Comedy Roles

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This is a list of romantic comedy movies/films with performances by Jack Nicholson, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Jack Nicholson romantic comedy roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Jack Nicholson romantic 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 romantic comedy movies, so this list is the perfect resource for finding some you haven't already seen. This list ranges from As Good as It Gets, to Terms of Endearment, plus much more. If you enjoyed this list, head on over and check out this list of Sandra Bullock romantic comedy roles as well.

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As Good as It Gets is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by James L. Brooks and produced by Laura Ziskin. It stars Jack Nicholson as a misanthropic, homophobic, racist, obsessive-compulsive novelist, Helen Hunt as a single mother with a chronically ill son, and Greg Kinnear as a gay artist. The screenplay was written by Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks. Nicholson and Hunt won the Academy Award for Best Actor and Academy Award for Best Actress, respectively, making As Good As It Gets the most-recent film to win both of the lead acting awards, and the first since 1991's The Silence of the Lambs. It is ranked 140th on Empire magazine's "The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time" list. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Julie Benz, Cuba Gooding Jr., Maya Rudolph, + more

Released: 1997

Directed by: James L. Brooks

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Broadcast News is a 1987 romantic comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by James L. Brooks. The film concerns a virtuoso television news producer, who has daily emotional breakdowns, a brilliant yet prickly reporter and his charismatic but far less seasoned rival. It also stars Robert Prosky, Lois Chiles, Joan Cusack, and Jack Nicholson as the evening news anchor. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jack Nicholson, John Cusack, Holly Hunter, William Hurt, Joan Cusack, + more

Released: 1987

Directed by: James L. Brooks

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Heartburn is a 1986 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols and starring Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Stockard Channing, Jeff Daniels and Milo¬ö Forman. The screenplay by Nora Ephron is based on her semi-autobiographical novel of the same name, which was inspired by her tempestuous second marriage, to Carl Bernstein, and his affair with Margaret Jay, the daughter of former British Prime Minister James Callaghan. The film is about a New York food writer who meets a Washington newspaper columnist at a wedding. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Kevin Spacey, Jeff Daniels, Catherine O'Hara, + more

Released: 1986

Directed by: Mike Nichols

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How Do You Know is an upcoming 2010 film written, produced and directed by James L. Brooks. The film stars Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd, Owen Wilson and Jack Nicholson. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Reese Witherspoon, Jack Nicholson, Owen Wilson, Paul Rudd, Tony Shalhoub, + more

Released: 2010

Directed by: James L. Brooks

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