About

66-year-old Warren Schmidt is a retired insurance salesman and has no particular plans other than to drive around in the motor home his wife insisted they buy. He's not altogether bitter, but not happy either, as everything his wife does annoys him, and he disapproves of the man his daughter is about to marry. When his wife suddenly dies, he sets out to postpone the imminent marriage of his daught...

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Directed by

Alexander Payne

Written by

Alexander Payne (Screenplay)
Louis Begley (Author)

Runtime

125 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Schmidt Happens

Cast

Keywords

wife husband relationship wedding life changing family gathering spiritual journey channel surfing mullet pioneer village

Photos

Lists

#188 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role Jack Nicholson

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role