Five Easy Pieces
Five Easy Pieces

Five Easy Pieces

1970
18+, L, S, M
Rejecting his cultured upper-class background as a classical pianist, Robert Dupea (Jack Nicholson) opts for a blue-collar existence, working in a California oil field and spending time with his waitress girlfriend, Rayette (Karen Black). But when Robert discovers that his father is gravely ill, he wants to reunite with his estranged family in the state of Washington. He and Rayette take a road trip that brings the two paths of his life to an uncomfortable intersection.
Classics
  • Director

    • Bob Rafelson
  • Producers

    • Bob Rafelson
    • Bert Schneider
    • Richard Wechsler
  • Cast

    • Jack Nicholson
    • Karen Black
    • Susan Anspach
    • Billy Green Bush
    • Fannie Flagg
    • Sally Struthers
    • Ralph Waite
    • Helena Kallianiotes
    • Richard Stahl
    • Marlena MacGuire
    • Lois Smith
    • Toni Basil
    • Lorna Thayer
    • William Challee
    • John P. Ryan
    • Irene Dailey
  • Writers

    • Bob Rafelson
    • Carole Eastman
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Five Easy Pieces
Five Easy Pieces

Five Easy Pieces

A dropout from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars.

1h 38m 15s