I think that’s what distinguishes Schmidt, really. In the movies now, so much of what is appealing to an audience is the dramatic or has to do with science fiction, and Schmidt is simply human. There’s no melodrama; there’s no device, It’s just about a human being.
In my last year of school, I was voted Class Optimist and Class Pessimist. Looking back, I realize I was only half right. – Jack Nicholson
When I was in high school, I earned the pimple award and every other gross-out award. – Jack Nicholson