One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Watch One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

"If he's crazy, what does that make you?"
  • R
  • 1975
  • 2 hr 13 min
  • 8.7  (952,012)
  • 84

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a 1975 movie starring Jack Nicholson. He plays a character named R.P. Murphy. Murphy is a habitual criminal who is sentenced to prison. He doesn't want to do the hard work that he's supposed to do while he's in prison, so he plans to get himself sent to a mental hospital. His theory is that life in the mental hospital would be much easier than life in a prison would be. When Murphy reaches the hospital, he finds that life isn't as easy as he thought it would be. Nurse Ratched is there, and she is firmly in control of the ward he is assigned to. The movie is about the power struggle between Murphy and Ratched. He wants to change the way the ward is run. She wants to keep the ward firmly under her control. Finally, Murphy will have to face the consequences of all the choices he has made.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (Trailer 1)
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (Trailer 1)

Trailer - 22 sec

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (45th Anniversary Fathom Events Trailer)
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (45th Anniversary Fathom Events Trailer)

Trailer - 30 sec

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

Trailer - 2 min 43 sec

Description
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a 1975 movie starring Jack Nicholson. He plays a character named R.P. Murphy. Murphy is a habitual criminal who is sentenced to prison. He doesn't want to do the hard work that he's supposed to do while he's in prison, so he plans to get himself sent to a mental hospital. His theory is that life in the mental hospital would be much easier than life in a prison would be.

When Murphy reaches the hospital, he finds that life isn't as easy as he thought it would be. Nurse Ratched is there, and she is firmly in control of the ward he is assigned to. The movie is about the power struggle between Murphy and Ratched. He wants to change the way the ward is run. She wants to keep the ward firmly under her control. Finally, Murphy will have to face the consequences of all the choices he has made.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a 1975 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 13 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.7 and a MetaScore of 84.

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  • Release Date
    1975
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 13 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.7  (952,012)
  • Metascore
    84