Foreign Body (1986)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  26 September 1986 (USA)
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An unemployed Indian engineer emigrates to England to find work and through a series of circumstances, ends up impersonating a doctor to win the attention of an attractive young woman.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ram Das
I.Q. Patel
Denis Quilley ...
Prime Minister
Susan Partridge
Eve Ferret ...
Miss Furze
Stratford Johns ...
Mr. Plumb
Dr. Stirrup
Jane Laurie ...
Jo Masters (as Janet Laurie)
Rashid Karapiet ...
Mr. Nahan
Sinitta Renet Malone ...
Lovely Indian girl
Marc Zuber ...
Macho escort
Janet Henfrey ...
Ann Firbank ...
Mrs. Plumb
Timothy Bateson ...
Agent at Harley Street


Chronicles of the adventures of Ram Das in England. Ram Das moved to England after losing his job in India. He winds up pretending to be a doctor after he sees a pretty girl on the street who has been hurt. Then he takes the charade even further when he rents an office and treats many other patients including the Prime Minister. Will he win the girl and does she ever find out his secret? Written by Anonymous

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Nuttin' great but you gotta love that Ram Das
3 December 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Foreign Body" is a cute Brit flick which tells of a lowly, humble, and naive Calcutta flop-house clerk who manages to make his way to the UK where, with the help of a distant relative, he manages to stumble and bumble his way into a position as a physician to the rich. A fun little "East Meets West" flick with a pleasing performance by Banerjee, a bit part by Trevor Howard, and plenty of nonsense, silliness, and corn, "FB" will be an enjoyable tier-two watch for many.

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