cuckoo's nest

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Noun1.cuckoo's nest - pejorative terms for an insane asylumcuckoo's nest - pejorative terms for an insane asylum
mental home, mental hospital, mental institution, psychiatric hospital, insane asylum, asylum, institution - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
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1976 The classic but disturbing film One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest was a major draw.
Thieves made off with a day and a half's worth of takings and a safe from The Cuckoo's Nest store, in Marsden, which raises money for local groups to use to help the community.
Producer Saul Zaentz, who won best picture Oscars for "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Amadeus" and "The English Patient" died Jan.
A In response to S Heywood (December 18), Pernell Roberts was not in the film classics The Sound of Music or One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, but he did appear in successful stage versions of both titles.
According to Star magazine and Radar Online, the 76-year-old star of The Shining, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest and Easy Rider has quietly ended his long and illustrious movie career because he was struggling to remember his lines.
Director (and adapter) Alan Veste and producer Phil Bimpson are presenting not the stage version of the classic Ken Kesey novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, but their interpretation of the 1975 film.
Be it Ken Kesey's writing that touched you or Jack Nicholson's unforgettable role in the film adaption, the story of One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest is one most of us are well aware of.
Which actress said she was so cruel in her role as Nurse Ratched that she cannot bear to watch One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest any more?
He went on to receive Oscar nods for Five Easy Pieces, The Last Detail and Chinatown, before winning for One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest.
The late Ken Kesey is best known in American literature as the author of two great American novels: "Sometimes a Great Notion" and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
Shah Rukh Khan has performed in My Name Is Khan better than Jack Nicholson did in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and As Good As It Gets (1997)"
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, FILM4, 9pm Milos Forman's five-Oscar-winning classic drama stars Jack Nicholson as R P McMurphy, a troublemaking convict sent to a mental institution.