In "The Shining" (1980) horror film adaption of the novel by the same name by Stephen King.
1977. For the role of Randle McMurphy.
1975. For the role of J.J. "Jake" Gittes. Also won in 1975 for The Last Detail.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Director: Arthur Penn. Also starred kathleen Lloyd, Frederic Forrest & John McLiam. Plot: Tom Logan (Nicholson) is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton (McLiam) has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton (Brando)...
Dustin Hoffman got the part
Martin Sheen got the part
Michael Douglas got the part
Warren Beatty got the part
Arnold Schwarzenegger got the part
Anthony Hopkins got the part
James Garner got the part
Billy Bob Thorton got the part
Director: Tim Burton. Also starred Robert Wuhl, Pat Hingle & Billy Dee Williams. Plot: The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. Won an Oscar
Heath Ledger: The Dark Knight. Jack Nicholson: Batman.
Jack Nicholson: Batman. Cesar Romero: Batman the Movie.
Also starring Jeanne Moreau
IMDB:8.6/10. Director: Martin Scorsese. 4 Oscars and 1 Golden Globe.
"You make me want to be a better man."
The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime.
Best Actor - Musical or Comedy, 1985
Best Actor - Musical or Comedy, 1997
1975. For the role of Billy "Badass" Buddusky. Also won in 1975 for Chinatown.