Doctors' Wives (1971)

R  |   |  Drama  |  12 March 1971 (France)
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The wives of several high-powered doctors feel neglected due to their husbands' focus on their careers, so they embark on a regimen of sex, drugs and booze.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lorrie Dellman
Dr. Peter Brennan
Dr. Dave Randolph
Dr. Joe Gray
Della Randolph
Amy Brennan
Diana Sands ...
Helen Straughn
Maggie Gray
Dist. Atty. Douglas
Jake Porter
Dr. Mort Dellman
Paul McGill
Elaine McGill
Kristina Holland ...
Sybil Carter


The wives of several high-powered doctors feel neglected due to their husbands' focus on their careers, so they embark on a regimen of sex, drugs and booze.

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Meet the women behind the men. Each was a wife and a lover. But not always to the same man. See more »




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12 March 1971 (France)  »

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Frauen der Ärzte  »

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Stella Stevens was originally set to play the role of Lorrie Dellman but lost out to Dyan Cannon. See more »


The Costume Ball
Sung by Cass Elliot (as Mama Cass Elliot)
Lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
Music by Elmer Bernstein
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What More Could You Ask For?
29 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Doctors' Wives turned out to be a fun evening at the movies. I mean what more could you ask for? A murder. An affair. An inter-racial relationship. A brain operation. A sex-pot who beds down 32 medical doctor interns! A sex-pot who not only beds down here husband's friends, but some of their wives as well! Drug addiction. Drunks. Sluts. Black-Mail. You name it, this movie has it. And what an all-star cast! There's even Archie Bunker running around after his ex-wife...ha..ha! For it's time it must of been shocking. People must have fainted or been delighted at all the wild going-ons. Of course by today's standards it's pretty tame, and a bit lame. But, Great fun!

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