A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is in an accident.
- James L. Brooks
- Mark Andrus
- TriStar Pictures
- Gracie Films
The trials and tribulations of a compulsive writer, Melvin Udall. After his homosexual neighbor is brutally beaten, he is entrusted to the care of the neighbor's dog, with a difficult relationship with a waitress to add on top of that. What develops is a weekend trip/triangle between these three individuals, and together they learn the true meaning of "the sunny side of life".