One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

Cuckoo’s Nest (53:24) Rated R for some rough & tumble language.

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All therapy and no freedom makes Mac something something. Jack Nicholson roars through the asylum in T100P podcast numero 91, messing with protocol, rule-following and sexual politics. There are many layers in this inspirational onion of a movie and we went down all sorts of crazy avenues. To find out more, pound that button, but also click to order some Sparkplug Coffee to get your grounds for a cup o’ joe!

CORRECTION: It was actually 16 years between Cuckoo’s Nest & Silence Of The Lambs, not 17. Better at English than math, it seems.

LINKS:

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest on Wikipedia

Ken Kesey’s novel on Wikipedia

Mental Health Services

Jack Nicholson on IMDb

Louise Fletcher on IMDb

Brad Dourif on IMDb

William “Harding” Redfield on IMDb

Milos Forman on IMDb

Bo Goldman on IMDb

AFI’s Top 100 lists

Rotten Tomatoes reviews

Box Office Mojo’s Top 200 Adjusted For Inflation

1975 in film

1975 Academy Award winners and nominees

Easy Rider and Chinatown T100P podcasts

Easy Rider and Chinatown on IMDb

The baseball scene and the basketball scene on YouTube

Harding defends his sexuality on YouTube

Billy conquers, then is conquered on YouTube

Chief’s “let’s go” scene on YouTube

Oscar acceptance speeches: Nicholson, Fletcher, Forman/Hauben, Forman & Douglas/Zaentz

Cuckoo’s Nest triv

Previously on the T100P: Jaws

Next week on the T100P: Taxi Driver

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