12 Oct 1972
The King of Marvin Gardens is a 1972 American drama film. It stars Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern, Ellen Burstyn and Scatman Crothers. It is one of several collaborations between Nicholson and director Bob Rafelson. It features one of Nicholson's best and most understated performances. The majority of the film is set in a wintry Atlantic City, with the plot and the cinematography emphasising the bleakness and emptiness of that location.