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Terminal Choice (1985)

A patient in an hospital dies under mysterious circumstances. The attending doctor Fank Holt gets under suspect - he'd been fired already from his last position due to mispractice. For his ... See full summary »

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Dr. Frank Holt
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Anna Lang
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Dr. Giles Dodson
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Dr. Harvey Rimmer
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Chauncy Rand
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Henderson
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Mary O'Connor
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Mrs. Dodson
Clare Coulter ...
Nurse Barton
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Dr. Kline
Martha Gibson ...
Kingsley's Daughter
Chas Lawther ...
Kingsley's Son-in-law
Les Rubie ...
Miles Kingsley
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Lylah Crane
Tom Harvey ...
Dr. Warren
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A patient in an hospital dies under mysterious circumstances. The attending doctor Fank Holt gets under suspect - he'd been fired already from his last position due to mispractice. For his defence he investigates with help of doctor Anna Lang. Soon they find out that half of their colleagues were betting on the patient's diagnosises - was someone trying to increase his chances? But when Frank's friend, dissector Mary Connor, becomes deadly sick, he suspects there's even more to it. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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At Dodson Clinic, there's a chance you may not recover. The doctors are betting on it. See more »

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10 May 1985 (USA)  »

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Death Bed  »

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$3,900,000 (estimated)
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Initially released as "Terminal Choice" in May 1985, it had a second theatrical run under the title "Death Bed" in October 1985 and played under this title as late as April 1986 despite receiving a VHS release in December 1985. See more »

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Referenced in Remote Control (1988) See more »

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No One Is Talking
Music by Ricky Magder
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Criminally underrated...
31 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

A pity, nobody seems to know this little thriller-masterpiece. Where bigger budgeted movies fail, "Terminal Choice" delivers lots of thrills, shocks and bloody violence. A little seen gem, that deserves being searched for in your local video shop. That anonymous guy beneath is quite right, when he says, you'll never trust hospitals again... it IS that effective ! Good ending,too, not really a twist, but it doesn't end the way one thought it would. Yep, that's Ellen Barkin in an early role...


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