About Schmidt (2002)
In one of his most uncharacteristic roles, Jack Nicholson plays Warren Schmidt, a 66-year-old former insurance actuary in Omaha having trouble adjusting to life as a retiree. After his wife dies suddenly, Schmidt sets out in his RV on a life-changing trek to Denver to talk his daughter (Hope Davis) out of marrying a blundering bed salesman. With Kathy Bates, Len Cariou, Howard Hesseman; directed by Alexander Payne. 124 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, Spanish; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer; DVD-ROM content.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Actor (Jack Nicholson), Best Supporting Actress (Kathy Bates)