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Bad Medicine (1985)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  22 November 1985 (USA)
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Jeff Marx wants to study medicine and become a physician. However, his grades are far from enough to get him into an American medical school. But instead he gets a chance to study medicine ... See full summary »

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Jeff Marx wants to study medicine and become a physician. However, his grades are far from enough to get him into an American medical school. But instead he gets a chance to study medicine abroad, in a small Latin American dictatorship, governed by the dictator Ramon Madera, who fall in love with Jeff's girlfriend, also a medical student. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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The comedy that teaches a new low in higher education. See more »

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The movie was originally scheduled for release in August 1985, but ended up being pushed back to November 1985. See more »

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References Smokey and the Bandit II (1980) See more »

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PROUD MARY
Written by John Fogerty
Performed by Ike Turner and Tina Turner
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A division of Capitol Records, Inc.
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Not All Bad.
8 June 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Steve Guttenberg took some time off from his "Police Academy" films with this sleight comedy that has the youngster going to medical school in Mexico after being rejected all over the U.S. There are truly some really funny moments and there is enough interest built up to make the finale feel appropriate, even if it is somewhat forced. Watchable and not a total waste from the sorry genre that dominated the 1980s. 2.5 out of 5 stars.


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