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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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An inside look at the best student in the world's worst medical school. 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 Part 3 (1983) See more »

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PROUD MARY
Written by John Fogerty
Performed by Ike Turner and Tina Turner
Courtesy of EMI America Records
A division of Capitol Records, Inc.
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Bad Medicine
9 July 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Putrid comedy about a medical school where the cross-cultural transition is complicated by idiot students and curriculum. Embarrassing misfire for Arkin, who is horrible behind what is either a Mexican accent...or Jewish, whereas it would be a dead on impression of Jackie Mason.


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