Young Doctors in Love (1982)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  16 July 1982 (USA)
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An 'Airplane'-style spoof of hospital soap operas: a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. Stephanie Brody
Dr. Simon August
Gary Friedkin ...
Dr. Milton Chamberlain
Dr. Charles Litto
Dr. Thurman Flicker
Dr. Bucky DeVol
Floyd Kurtzman
Dr. Oliver Ludwig
Nurse Norine Sprockett
Dr. Phil Burns
Dr. Walter Rist
Dr. Joseph Prang
Titos Vandis ...
Sal Bonafetti


An 'Airplane'-style spoof of hospital soap operas: a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; there's a mafioso on the loose disguised as a woman - in other words all the usual ingredients present and correct, though in this case the laughs are intentional. Written by Michael Brooke <>

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Warning: This Movie May Be Dangerous To Your Health. You May Never Stop Laughing. See more »




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Release Date:

16 July 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Byôin kyô jidai  »

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Emily McLaughlin:  In a soap cameo having been appeared in both Young Dr. Malone (1958) and General Hospital (1963). See more »


Malamud pushes an air conditioner out of the wall and there is a rope tied to his foot, but as he falls through the sky light in the next shot, there is no sign of either the air conditioner that he pushed out or the rope that was tied to his foot. See more »


Dr. Stephanie Brody: [quoting Simon] 'A romance at this point would be ludicrous and counterproductive to our studies.'
Dr. Simon August: I guess that... might have sounded a little... stuffy, Stephie.
Dr. Stephanie Brody: Slightly, Simon.
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Crazy Credits

Marijuana plants were supplied by City Police Department. See more »


Referenced in Melrose Place: Young Doctors in Heat (1996) See more »


As performed by Tito Puente Band
Courtesy of GNP - Crescendo Records
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Everything but, "Don't call me Shirley!"
7 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

Why isn't this movie better known? I stumbled across it in a used video store and paid $2 for lack of anything else available. What a great surprise! It is the funniest movie I have ever seen. You can't take the world so seriously after watching "Young Doctors in Love."

All "Airplane-sque" films have to be extremely broad (but not vulgar) comedy that still somehow doesn't insult the viewer's intelligence. Such is a really tough combination (recall any of Leslie Neilson's attempts without the Zukers). Their audience is bright people who aren't embarrassed to laugh in the presence of other bright people. Young Doctors in Love is even better than Airplane. It is multilayered, and indeed does require several watchings to catch all its simultaneous hilarious flickers.

Nothing is sacred here. Dancing orphans, little people, egotistic surgeons, stroke victims with pointy tongues, balloon pregnancies (my personal favorite), (un?)requited transsexual love, nurses with pharmacy keys up for grabs, latino rumbra seducers, even vanilla ice cream. And poor "Kramer". Michael Richards fans must see this movie if for no other reason.

"Think fast!" and rent Young Doctors in Love today. You will be delighted. Guaranteed.

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