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Bad Medicine (1985)

 -  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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LA BONITA NOCHE
Music and Lyrics by Harvey Miller
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I lived Bad Medicine
14 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is hilarious to those of us, over 10,000 people in the US, who attended the school that this movie is based on. Yes, there really is a school like this. The guy doesn't get a test grade because he was in the wrong seat - yep, they really do that. You know how the people in red jackets come to take attendance? Everyone runs to their seats as soon as they see them coming. There are armed guards in the streets, guards on the road to search your car or bus. It was quite an experience and adventure being there. The movie is a fun remembrance of life in Mexico,....eh um Guatamala I mean....I loved it! There is some macabre humor with the cadavers, but for most people in the medical field that's how the deal with working on them.


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