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Doctors' Wives (1971)

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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:
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Lorrie Dellman
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Dr. Peter Brennan
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Dr. Dave Randolph
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Dr. Joe Gray
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Della Randolph
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Amy Brennan
Diana Sands ...
Helen Straughn
Cara Williams ...
Maggie Gray
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Dist. Atty. Douglas
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Jake Porter
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Dr. Mort Dellman
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Paul McGill
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Elaine McGill
Scott Brady ...
Sgt.Malloy
Kristina Holland ...
Sybil Carter
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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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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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16 April 1971 (West Germany)  »

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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 »

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The Costume Ball
Sung by "Mama' Cass Elliot' (as Mama Cass Elliot)
Lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
Music by Elmer Bernstein
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Vapid film
20 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

What's the point of this film? What does it have to say? And why does Dyan Cannon disappear so early on? You'll have all those questions running through your mind while you're watching "Doctor's Wives", but this vapid, pointless, soap-opera-level film provides no answers. A very superficial treatment of potentially strong subjects. A great cast that is thoroughly wasted. And a heart-surgery scene that is not for the squeamish. (*1/2)


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