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The Departed (2006)

Jack Nicholson as "Frank Costello"

South Boston cop Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) goes under cover to infiltrate the organization of gangland chief Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson). As Billy gains the mobster's trust, a career criminal named Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon) infiltrates the police department and reports on its activities to his syndicate bosses. When both organizations learn they have a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin must figure out each other's identities to save their own lives.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006) Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2006) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Something's Gotta Give (2003)

Jack Nicholson as "Harry Langer"

When aging womanizer Harry Sanborn (Jack Nicholson) and his young girlfriend, Marin (Amanda Peet), arrive at her family's beach house in the Hamptons, they find that her mother, dramatist Erica Barry (Diane Keaton), also plans to stay for the weekend. Erica is scandalized by the relationship and Harry's sexist ways. But when Harry has a heart attack, and a doctor (Keanu Reeves) prescribes bed rest at the Barry home, he finds himself falling for Erica -- who, for once, may be out of his league.

Golden Globe (2003) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

About Schmidt (2002)

Jack Nicholson as "Warren Schmidt"

Warren Schmidt (Jack Nicholson) has arrived at several of life's crossroads all at the same time. To begin with, he is retiring from a lifetime of service as an actuary for Woodmen of the World Insurance Company, and he feels utterly adrift. Furthermore, his only daughter Jeannie (Hope Davis) is about to marry a boob. And his wife Helen (June Squibb) dies suddenly after 42 years of marriage.

Academy Award (2002) Nominated Best Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002) Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2002) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

As Good as It Gets (1997)

Jack Nicholson as "Melvin Udall"

Melvin Udall (Jack Nicholson) is an obsessive-compulsive writer of romantic fiction who's rude to everyone he meets, including his gay neighbor Simon (Greg Kinnear), but when he has to look after Simon's dog, he begins to soften and, if still not completely over his problems, finds he can conduct a relationship with the only waitress (Helen Hunt) at the local diner who'll serve him.

Academy Award (1997) Won Best Actor
Golden Globe (1997) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1997) Won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Hoffa (1992)

Jack Nicholson as "James R. "Jimmy" Hoffa"

Dramatized biography of the infamous American union boss Jimmy Hoffa, following four decades of his life, from his rise as head of the Teamsters Union to the scandal that led to his downfall. His subsequent disappearance was allegedly arranged by the Mafia.

Golden Globe (1992) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

A Few Good Men (1992)

Jack Nicholson as "Col. Nathan R. Jessup"

Lt. Daniel Kaffee (Tom Cruise) is a military lawyer defending two U.S. Marines charged with killing a fellow Marine at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. Although Kaffee is known for seeking plea bargains, a fellow lawyer, Lt. Cdr. JoAnne Galloway (Demi Moore), convinces him that the accused marines were most likely carrying out an order from a commanding officer. Kaffee takes a risk by calling Col. Nathan R. Jessep (Jack Nicholson) to the stand in an effort to uncover the conspiracy.

Academy Award (1992) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (1992) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Batman (1989)

Jack Nicholson as "Jack Napier/The Joker"

Having witnessed his parents' brutal murder as a child, millionaire philanthropist Bruce Wayne (Michael Keaton) fights crime in Gotham City disguised as Batman, a costumed hero who strikes fear into the hearts of villains. But when a deformed madman who calls himself "The Joker" (Jack Nicholson) seizes control of Gotham's criminal underworld, Batman must face his most ruthless nemesis ever while protecting both his identity and his love interest, reporter Vicki Vale (Kim Basinger).

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1989) Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1989) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Terms of Endearment (1983)

Jack Nicholson as "Garrett Breedlove"

Widow Aurora Greenway (Shirley MacLaine) and her daughter, Emma (Debra Winger), have a strong bond, but Emma marries teacher Flap Horton (Jeff Daniels) against her mother's wishes. When the marriage grows sour due to Flap's cheating, Emma eventually splits from him, returning to her mother, who is involved with a former astronaut (Jack Nicholson). Soon, Emma learns that she has terminal cancer. In the hospital, supported by Aurora, she tries to make peace with Flap and her children.

Academy Award (1983) Won Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (1983) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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