About Schmidt
Released
2002
Directed by
Alexander Payne
Tagline
Schmidt Happens
Produced by
Rachael Horovitz
Michael Besman
Harry Gittes
Screenplay by
Alexander Payne
Jim Taylor
Actors
Jack Nicholson
Kathy Bates
June Squibb
Dermot Mulroney
Len Cariou
Hope Davis
Howard Hesseman
Harry Groener
Connie Ray
Cheryl Hamada
Mark Venhuizen
Netflix Rating
R (USA)
Rated
R (USA)
Netflix Genre
Drama
Indie Dramas
Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Dark Humor & Black Comedies
Netflix Format
DVD
Genres (Film)
Indie film
Comedy of manners
Drama
Comedy
Comedy-drama
Tragicomedy
Black comedy
Category
Film

About Schmidt

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 ... more on Wikipedia

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