What’s your favorite Jack Nicholson film?

April 12, 2019 | Jacqueline Medina

This week’s question: the films of Jack Nicholson. From his earliest roles in Roger Corman biker films to his extraordinary touching portrayals of old age, Nicholson has been one of the true jewels of American cinema. What’s your favorite Jack Nicholson film?

You might as well pick a favorite child. Five Easy Pieces. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. The Last Detail. Chinatown. The Shining. Terms of Endearment. Batman. A Few Good Men. On second thought, this choice might be harder…

And what does our host, Richard Peña, think? “Two of my favorites—there are really many possibilities—are The King of Marvin Gardens and more recently, About Schmidt.”

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