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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A movie so bad you have to love it!
16 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

Unfortunately meant as a drama, this movie is so bad, you'll laugh out loud. Dyan Cannon plays the seductive wife of one of the doctors, who has apparently slept with every one of her friends husbands. Who is to blame when she gets punished? An all star cast includes Carrol O'Connor as the impatient husband of an alcoholic (who actually says "I'll drink to that" at every opportunity). Don't miss this one!

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