Five Easy Pieces

  • 1970
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

This episodic character study is one of the key American films of its era. Nicholson, in an early major performance, appears to be a redneck oilrigger in a California oil field. He and his best friend, Bush, when not working together, spend most of their time bowling, downing beers, and just hanging out. This lifestyle is actually a charade. Nicholson hails...read more

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Five Easy Pieces - (Re-release Trailer)
Jack Nicholson's first major movie vehicle was Five Easy Pieces (1970), about a classical pianist pursuing a blue-collar life.
(Movie Clip) Open, Stand By Your Man
Tammy Wynette's Stand By Your Man sets the tone for the opening credit sequence from director Bob Rafelson's Five Easy Pieces, 1970.
(Movie Clip) Chopin
Home from his low-rent wanderings due to family illness, trained pianist Robert (Jack Nicholson) plays Chopin's Prelude to Opus 28 in E Minor #4 for C (more…)
(Movie Clip) I Hope No One Hits On You
Wayward classical pianist Robert (Jack Nicholson) is in trouble with his waitress girlfriend Rayette (Karen Black) for hitting on loose local girls in (more…)
(Movie Clip) Side Order Of Wheat Toast
With waitress girlfriend Rayette (Karen Black) and lesbian hitchers Palm and Terry (Helena Kallianiotes, Toni Basil), Robert (Jack Nicholson) pulls ov (more…)
Trailer B
02:39 — Second trailer for the 1970 classic Five Easy Pieces. Five Easy Pieces is one of the most notable collaborations between Jack Nicholson and director (more…)
Trailer
03:29 — Trailer for the 1970 classic Five Easy Pieces. Robert Dupea has given up his promising career as a concert pianist and is now working in oil fields. (more…)

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  • Rating: R
  • Review: This episodic character study is one of the key American films of its era. Nicholson, in an early major performance, appears to be a redneck oilrigger in a California oil field. He and his best friend, Bush, when not working together, spend most of their t… (more)

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