About Schmidt

Writer-director Alexander Payne and cowriter Jim Taylor completely rework Louis Begley's acclaimed novel into an odd, picaresque odyssey in which a retired 66-year-old insurance actuary takes to the road in a 35-foot Winnebago. It's not exactly a journey of self-discovery; Warren Schmidt (beautifully played by Jack Nicholson) is far too deluded to know he's...read more

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02:22 — Warren Schmidt (Nicholson) is about to taste a not so sweet slice of life. When he retired, he and his wife Helen had big plans, but an unexpected twi (more…)
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02:29 — Warren Schmidt (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 (more…)

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  • Released: 2002
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Writer-director Alexander Payne and cowriter Jim Taylor completely rework Louis Begley's acclaimed novel into an odd, picaresque odyssey in which a retired 66-year-old insurance actuary takes to the road in a 35-foot Winnebago. It's not exactly a journey o… (more)

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