Jack Nitzsche

Born: 22 April 1937, Chicago, Illinois
Died: 25 August 2000, Hollywood, Calif.

Highlighted works

  • One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest

    One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest

    The comic energy and tragic weight of Jack Nicholson’s unforgettable lead performance make this a classic of 70s cinema.

  • Performance

    Performance

    Nicolas Roeg’s directing career began with this explicit and experimental thriller about a hunted gangster taking refuge with a reclusive rock star.

  • Stand by Me

    Stand by Me

    Four adolescent boys strike out in search of a missing contemporary in a baby boomer coming-of-age story told with assured, nostalgic charm.

  • The Exorcist

    The Exorcist

    An electrifying story of demonic possession in contemporary America, William Friedkin’s controversial adaptation of a best-selling novel ranks among Hollywood’s most celebrated horror films.

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