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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:
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Ram Das
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I.Q. Patel
Denis Quilley ...
Prime Minister
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Susan Partridge
Eve Ferret ...
Norah
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Miss Furze
Stratford Johns ...
Mr. Plumb
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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 ...
Landlady
Ann Firbank ...
Mrs. Plumb
Timothy Bateson ...
Agent at Harley Street
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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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Quirky film, worth looking for
18 July 1999 | by (Phoenix, Arizona) – See all my reviews

I first saw this film about 10 years ago, at a friend's house.

Then I spent five years trying to find a copy for myself. I am happy to have one, finally! This is a very funny and quirky film, about a poor East Indian man who wants to become a doctor so badly that he sets up a practice in England under false pretenses. He becomes a favorite doctor of all the rich well to do types in London, and of course many misadventures follow. The best scenes are the ones with Nora Plumb. (NP- Not Permitted?) A fun movie, find a copy and rent it tonight!

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