Recasting One flew over the Cukoo's Nest

I don't think it should be recast but this is who they should do were they to cast it today. I was thinking about this while watching this especially how Christopher Lloyd's performance reminded me of Kramer, and I already consider Jim Carrey to be similar to Jack Nicholson. Also, all these actors that need to can play crazy.
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Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color but leading roles in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb and Dumber and The Mask established him as a bankable comedy actor...
“ Randle McMurphy ” - pgrass13
 
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Daryl Hannah
Daryl Christine Hannah was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She is the daughter of Susan Jeanne (Metzger), a schoolteacher and later a producer, and Donald Christian Hannah, who owned a tugboat/barge company. Her stepfather was music journalist/promoter Jerrold Wexler. Her siblings are Page Hannah...
“ Nurse Ratchet ” - pgrass13
 
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Wayne Knight
Actor Wayne Knight achieved television immortality assaying the role of the frenetic mailman "Newman", nemesis of the eponymous lead character in the classic TV series Seinfeld. He also appeared in Jurassic Park as "Dennis Nedry" and in one of the most notorious scenes in American cinema as one of the detectives interrogating Sharon Stone during her leg crossing in Basic Instinct...
“ Charlie Cheswick ” - pgrass13
 
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Michael Richards
Actor, Seinfeld
Immortalized as Cosmo Kramer on the classic American sitcom Seinfeld, L.A. comedy star Michael Richards was born and raised in South Los Angeles, California, to Phyllis (Nardozza) Richards, a medical records librarian. He is of Italian descent. Michael displayed an early talent for performance as a top Forensic League competitor during grade school...
“ Max Taber ” - pgrass13
 
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Jason Alexander
Actor, Seinfeld
Jason Greenspan adopted the stage name Jason Alexander while still in high school in New Jersey. He was soon appearing in Broadway plays and movies, then in the hit TV series, Seinfeld, from 1990 to 1998. Alexander also directs and produces films.
“ Martini ” - pgrass13
 
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RJ Mitte
In 2006 R.J. Mitte moved to Hollywood, California, with his family to support the foray of his sister, actress Lacianne Carriere, into print and commercial work. For fun, Mitte began training with Los Angeles talent manager Addison K. Witt in Sherman Oaks, Cal. And though many of the actors in the studio were working actors...
“ Billy Bibbit ” - pgrass13
 
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Danny Glover
Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 25 years. Glover was born in San Francisco, California, to Carrie (Hunley) and James Glover, postal workers who were also active in civil rights. Glover trained at the Black Actors' Workshop of the American Conservatory Theater...
“ Orderly Turkle ” - pgrass13
 
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Michael Spears
Born in Chamberlain, South Dakota and resides in Montana he has five brothers, one sister and is Lakota Sioux Tribe. His first role was in the film "Dances With Wolves" as Otter. Michael went onto appear in "Skins", "Into The West", "Yellow Rock", guest role on "Longmire" and in Cyril Morin's "The Activist" He has an APA Award for best subject matter in a film...
“ "Chief" Bromden (yea not super tall but camera tricks can fix that. I am also considering Daliph Singh who is the right build but wrong kind of Indian. ” - pgrass13
 
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Bob Odenkirk
Robert John Odenkirk was born in Berwyn, Illinois, to Barbara (Baier) and Walter Odenkirk, who worked in printing. His ancestry includes German and Irish. He grew up in Naperville, IL, the second of seven children. He worked as a DJ for WIDB, his college radio station at Southern Illinois University Carbondale...
“ Dale Harding ” - pgrass13
 
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Will Arnett
Will Arnett is a Canadian-American actor, voice actor, and comedian. He played George Oscar "Gob" Bluth II in the Fox series, Arrested Development. He also appeared in films, such as The Lego Movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows and The LEGO Batman Movie. Arnett also voices the title character of Netflix's original animated series, BoJack Horseman.
“ Jim Sefelt ” - pgrass13
 
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Steve Buscemi
Actor, Fargo
Steve Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Dorothy (Wilson), a restaurant hostess, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker. He is of Italian (father) and English, Dutch, and Irish (mother) descent. He became interested in acting during his last year of high school. After graduating, he moved to Manhattan to study acting with John Strasberg...
“ Bruce Frederickson ” - pgrass13
 
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Mandy Patinkin
Actor, Homeland
Mandy Patinkin was born Mandel Bruce Patinkin in Chicago, Illinois, to Doris "Doralee" (Sinton), a homemaker and cookbook writer, and Lester Patinkin, who operated two scrap metal plants. He is of Russian Jewish and Latvian Jewish descent. Growing up, he began singing in synagogue choirs at the age of 13-14 and still continues to use his fantastic voice in musicals and in recordings...
“ Scanlon ” - pgrass13
 
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“ Attendant Washington ” - pgrass13
 
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Smith Cho
Actress, Fired Up!
“ Nurse Itsu ” - pgrass13
 
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Angela Sarafyan
Actress, Westworld
Angela Sarafyan is an Armenian American actress. She has appeared as a guest-star in several television series such as Judging Amy and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Sarafyan has acted in the feature films: On the Doll, Kabluey, The Informers, A Beautiful Life, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, A Good Old Fashioned Orgy, and Lost and Found in Armenia. In 2016 she starred as Clementine Pennyfeather in HBO's Westworld.
“ Nurse Pilbow ” - pgrass13
 
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Mark Margolis
He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1939 and attended Temple University briefly before moving to New York where he studied drama with Stella Adler and at Actors Studio.
“ Col Matterson ” - pgrass13