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My one word for this movie is: incredible! This reminds me of my youth struggling with my own sanity to win over own-self. Nurse Ratched is my true sense and Randle Patrick McMurphy (This character always had my attention) is --my dark emotions which I have to excavate--to escape. When? Never know... Let's dive deep into the movie.


The script called for McMurphy to leap on a guard and kiss him when first arriving at the hospital. During filming, director Milos Forman decided that the guard's reaction wasn't strong enough, and told Jack Nicholson to jump on the other guard instead. This surprised the actor playing the second guard greatly, and in some versions, he can be seen punching Nicholson.-IMDB trivia

The struggle between good and evil has long been a theme of literature and art. This is no less true of the 1962 classic film One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest. This movie is a 1975 American drama film, based on the 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey. Directed by 
MiloŇ° Forman and written by Lawrence Hauben and Bo Goldman, it features an ensemble cast including Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Brad Dourif, William Redfield, and Will Sampson. The film was the second to win all five major Academy Awards (Best Picture, Actor in Lead Role, Actress in Lead Role, Director, and Screenplay) after It Happened One Night (1934), an accomplishment not repeated until 1991 by The Silence of the Lambs.This struggle is exemplified by the stark opposition between Nurse Ratched and Randle Patrick McMurphy, as well as the other characters in the film. Jack Nicholson plays Randle Patrick McMurphy, who fakes insanity in order to serve his short sentence for statutory rape in the psychiatric ward of a state hospital. Once there, he stirs up trouble by encouraging friends Chief Bromden (Will Sampson), an enormous "half-breed" Indian man with schizophrenia and Billy Bibbit (Brad Dourif), a small-framed teenage boy with a stutter, to stand up against the tyrannical Nurse Ratched (Louise Fletcher). This movie is an excellent piece of work. The philosophy behind the movie is that sometimes it is difficult to see the real world through a filter. This was done in a way by putting this patient into an insane asylum and having him have to deal with his own mental problems imposed by society.

This movie is one of the greatest successes of cinema history. The film has been nominated for nine Academy Awards and it won five, including Best Picture for Ken Kesey, screenwriter Gene Hackman as Chief Bromden, and a number of others.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is replete with many stinging witticisms and a profound social commentary. It optimistically proposes that human beings can and will grow beyond their biological programming, powered by their own desire for mastery over their own lives. Movie is considered to be one of the greatest films ever made, and deservedly so. it is an adaptation of Ken Kesey's 1962 novel, which covers a period between 1957 and 1963 in an Oregon psychiatric hospital, where the patients are “free spirits” challenging the strict regime of Nurse Ratched (Louise Fletcher). We do not feel any remorse for Randle P. McMurphy, who has been sentenced to 2 years in a correctional institution, who drives there in Dr. Spivey's car. The movie explores many psychological concepts such as group dynamics, credibility, and assumptions.