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About Schmidt


Jack Nicholson, Kathy Bates, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney View All


Jim Taylor (Writer), Alexander Payne (Screenplay), Alexander Payne (Director) View All

Release: May 22nd, 2002
Runtime: 2 hours, 5 minutes
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 daughter to a man he doesn't like, while coping with...
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After he gets some time alone with John's wife Nicki, she starts to psychoanalyze him, and sees right through his happy fascade right away that he's been unhappy for a long time, and feel like he's accomplished nothing.
It's something that Schmidt himself seems to have not bothered thinking about much at all during this life - and we're about to see how little Warren Schmidt's life really means.
Warren Schmidt has just retired from his job - which he really didn't want to quit : and begins his boring retirement.


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