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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Movie (1975)

A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.

McMurphy has a criminal past and has once again gotten himself into trouble and is sentenced by the court. To escape labor duties in prison, McMurphy pleads insanity and is sent to a ward for the mentally unstable. Once here, McMurphy both endures and stands witness to the abuse and degradation of the oppressive Nurse Ratched, who gains superiority and power through the flaws of the other inmates. McMurphy and the other inmates band together to make a rebellious stance against the atrocious Nurse.
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MrsMilano
Milos Forman has always had a knack for assembling great ensemble casts. This is particularly true in his most critically acclaimed releases (Taking Off, Amadeus and this film). It would be difficult indeed to come up with actors and actresses who were better suited to fill the roles in OFOTCN.
JimNasticsonline today!
Fantastic movie. One of the best ! thumbs up thumbs up applause
dezertfox4323
the role he was born to play.
Christina4600
Too funny, Jack Nicholson really played this part.
thassos60
wow!!! old film but never out of date classic great story...but who really flew over the cuckooo,s nest THE BIG INDIAN of course!!!!!!wine wine wine wine
Bea_26
great movie :)
dawnisdawn12
A simply wonderful classic that all should see.
aScottishGuy82
one of my very favourites
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McMurphy has a criminal past and has once again gotten himself into trouble and is sentenced by the court. To escape labor duties in prison, McMurphy pleads insanity and is sent to a ward for the mentally unstable. Once here, McMurphy both endures and stands witness to the abuse and degradation of the oppressive Nurse Ratched, who gains superiority and power through the flaws of the other inmates. McMurphy and the other inmates band together to make a rebellious stance against the atrocious Nurse.
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