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6. One Flew Over the Cookoo’s Nest (1975)

One Flew Over the Cukoo's Nest

Jack Nicholson stars in this award winning film as an anti-authoritarian criminal. His character received a short sentence at the local prison for the statutory rape of a young girl. Nicholson is later moved to a mental hospital for evaluation where he rallies the other patients to overthrow the head nurse. The film won 5 Oscars including Best Picture, Actor in Lead Role, Actress in Lead Role, Director, and Screenplay. It also walked away with 6 Golden Globes.

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