Jack Nicholson turns 75!! (Famous Film Clips) Sunday 22 April, 2012

Happy 75th birthday, Jack Nicholson! An undeniable rare talent who has been acting in feature films since the 1950’s. All of his performances were instant classics and totally unforgettable making Nicholson an American icon and legend. Included in this post are clips from some of his most famous films; The classic terror film, ‘The Shining’ (1980), ‘A Few Good Men’ (1992), ‘Chinatown,’ (1974), ‘Five Easy Pieces,’ (1970), ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,’ (1975). There are so many more films to mention, but we would be here all day relishing in the talents of Mr. Jack Nicholson. We are only all too excited to see what films he will be dropping next, and the future holds for him in his magnificent golden years.


(jack nicholson in ‘Chinatown’ artwork above by rick-kills-pencils)


Happy Birthday Jack Nicholson!

Jack Nicholson, who played the Joker in the 1989 ‘Batman’ movie.


‘The Shining,’ 1980
The Best Part Of The Shining  – Here, Nicholson took the “Here’s Johnny!”  line and turned it into a thing of terror.


‘A Few Good Men,’ 1992

Colonel Nathan R. Jessep (Nicholson) Addresses the Court on “Code Red”. He delivers that infamous line to Tom Cruise’s character, “YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE TRUTH!”


‘Chinatown,’ 1974

It’s been called one of the greatest films ever made, and Nicholson as L.A. P.I. Jake Gittes is a big part of the reason why. (msnbc)


‘Five Easy Pieces,’ 1970

The Dinner Scene – Nicholson just wanted his damn toast!


 ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,’ 1975

The brawling ex-con, R.P. McMurphy (Jack Nicholson), adjusts to life on the Psych Ward, he has his first confrontation with the domineering Nurse Ratched (Louise Fletcher). Unable to resist a sure thing, McMurphy bets his fellow inmates that he can break Nurse Ratched before she breaks him. (youtube)


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