Because Frank is too busy to take the injured Simon to Baltimore himself, Melvin reluctantly agrees to do so; Frank lends Melvin the use of his Saab convertible for the trip.
Finally, Melvin grabs Verdell and stuffs him down the laundry chute.
Bettes orders some tests for Spencer, and tells the lab he wants the results later that day. Frank has to find a dog-sitter for Verdell, so he tries the neighbors.
She becomes very attentive, moves over right next to him, within kissing range, and asks him why he really wanted her to come on the trip. Plot[ edit ] Melvin Udall is a misanthrope who works at home as a best-selling novelist in New York City.
That night, Carol cannot get to sleep, so she goes out clad only in a T-shirt, pants, and shoes. He simultaneously receives more attention from Carol. She finds out that Spencer had played in his first soccer game, and had scored his first goal.
Melvin is heartbroken, but is cheered up when Simon asks Melvin to take Verdell for a daily walk. Melvin invites Carol to accompany them on the trip to lessen the awkwardness. Melvin happily continues his daily rituals. Melvin comes out and tries to calm Verdell down.
Upon seeing the frustrated Carol, Simon begins to sketch her semi-nude in his hotel room and rekindles his creativity, once more feeling a desire to paint.
Carol reluctantly gives in. Fortunately for Melvin, his books are popular, for a reason that later becomes clear. At the last moment, Carol realizes her white T-shirt is see-thru as Melvin opens the door.
Surprisingly, Verdell takes a liking to Melvin, and Melvin responds by feeding Verdell bacon and other treats.
Simon is an artistic painter living on the same floor. Eventually he says that when he is with her, she makes him want to be a better man. She blurts out that she knows why Melvin was spending all that money on her son, but that it is not going to workshe will never have sex with him.As Good as It Gets is a American romantic comedy-drama film directed by James L.
Brooks. It stars Jack Nicholson as a misanthropic and obsessive-compulsive novelist, Helen Hunt as a single mother with a chronically ill son, and Greg Kinnear as a gay artist.
Plot Summary Melvin Udall is a dysfunctional, acid-tongued romance novelist, who suffers from an obsessive-compulsive disorder which paired with his misanthropy, alienates nearly everyone with whom he interacts.
The story wanders to it's point but the good cast, led by a great Nicholson, hold the whole thing together. It's a bit to lengthy but As Good as it Gets is a tremendously entertaining rom com 84%.
The movie “As Good As It Gets” features a character named Melvin Udall (Jack Nicholson) who plays a wealthy book writer who suffers from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, which I will simply call O.C.D. for the duration of this paper. Melvin is shown having a really difficult time with day to day life due to his condition and lack of self.
Behavioral Observations Movie Summary In the film As Good As It Gets, Melvin Udall, played by Jack Nicholson, is a successful writer who has been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
As Good As It Gets has two stories in it--the Romance Story and the Neighbors Story. In the Romance Story (shown below) Melvin Udall is the Main Character and Carol Connelly is his Influence Character.Download