A petty criminal fakes insanity to serve his sentence in a mental ward rather than prison. He soon finds himself as a leader to the other patients—and an enemy to the cruel, domineering nurse who runs the ward.
- Year: 1975
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Drama
- Studio: Fantasy Films
- Keyword: mentally disabled, friendship, based on novel or book, nurse, lunatic asylum, insane asylum, oregon, usa, hospital, medication, female villain, shock treatment
- Director: Miloš Forman
- Cast: Jack Nicholson, Brad Dourif, Louise Fletcher, Danny DeVito, William Redfield, Scatman Crothers