The misadventures of three students in medical school.


(as Alan Smithee)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bobby Stevens
Ralph Rizzo
Sam Boon Tong
Nancy McNaughton
Robert Dubac ...
Al Rosenberg (as Bob Dubac)
Tommy Koenig ...
Barfer Bogan
Ken Stovitz ...
Howard Pierce
Sheldon Mendlebaum
Ed McNamara ...
Osgood Hamilton, Jr
Dean Bradley
Russ Marin ...
Doctor Sidney Berman
Susanne Wasson ...
Judith Bradley
Ted Fletcher
Jenny Neumann ...
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The misadventures of three students in medical school.

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November 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Escola de Medicina  »

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Performed by Tona Travalini and Janice Jarreau
Composed by Tony Camillo
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puerile and slick but worth a few laughs
23 December 2006 | by (The Society NY) – See all my reviews

this is one of the medical school movies the eighties produced. all follow the English romantic comedy 1950s era DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE to an extent but none quite attain the elegance and sophistication of English template.

of course directed at an American audience this films do have to have an element of silliness and teenage humour to sell tickets. three students are charting a course through medical school; one is an American --- ugh -- who is quite a comedian; a foreigner who befriends him is a far more serious student but there's a serious matter at hand. who teaches whom and what exactly must be learnt? the film does have an important point which it makes well, against the backdrop of a ridiculous pageant of body parts. it isn't quite so bad as some have said and is worth revisiting.

the film lacks the charm of certain of its rivals. It isn't quite as genteel as GROSS ANATOMY or as rich in social comment as BAD MEDICINE but certainly towers over PATCH ADAMS which is a pure abomination.

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