Jan 3, 2003 · 4,526 104 Play trailer 2:36 1 Video 99+ Photos Drama A recently retired man embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding, only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected. Director Alexander Payne Writers Louis Begley Alexander Payne Jim Taylor Stars Jack Nicholson Hope Davis Dermot Mulroney
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About Schmidt is a 2002 American comedy-drama film co-written and directed by Alexander Payne and starring Jack Nicholson in the title role. The film also stars Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, and Kathy Bates. It is loosely based on the 1996 novel of the same title by Louis Begley.
Warren Schmidt (Jack 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 as an actuary for Woodmen of the World...