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Gross Anatomy (1989)

PG-13 | | Drama | 20 October 1989 (USA)
A smart first-year med student takes nothing seriously, except the pursuit of his Gross Anatomy (human dissection) lab partner. It's up to her and their teacher to find a way to convince ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Joe Slovak
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Laurie Rorbach
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Dr. Rachel Woodruff
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David Schreiner
John Scott Clough ...
Miles Reed
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Kim McCauley
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Dr. Banks
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Dr. Banumbra
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Interviewing Professor
John Petlock ...
Interviewing Professor
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Interviewing Professor
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Interviewing Professor
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Lecturing Professor
Michael Flanagan ...
Lecturing Professor
Don Perry ...
Lecturing Professor
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A smart first-year med student takes nothing seriously, except the pursuit of his Gross Anatomy (human dissection) lab partner. It's up to her and their teacher to find a way to convince him to take his studies and life seriously. Written by Blue Dragon <movies@sharyl.mailstop.com>

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It Takes Hard Work, Discipline, And Committment To Get Through Med School. But Joe's Never Done Anything By The Book. See more »

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20 October 1989 (USA)  »

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A Cut Above  »

Box Office

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$11,604,598 (USA)
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Trivia

J.C. Quinn, who plays Papa Slovak (Joe's Father), also starred with Matthew Modine in the movie "Vision Quest", as the cook (Elmo) in the Hotel where Louden (Modine) worked. See more »

Goofs

In the film one of the doctors refers to the disease "paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria" but mispronounces it, calling it "proximal nocturnal hemoglobinuria." See more »

Quotes

David Schreiner: You know, when I filled out my housing application, I asked for a roommate who was quiet, serious, and neat. How did you describe yourself?
Joe Slovak: I lied.
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Connections

Referenced in The Fisher King (1991) See more »

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Burnin'
Written by Larry Hester, Terry Quinn
Performed by Rebel Faction
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Not a horror film!
10 October 2002 | by (Northwest USA) – See all my reviews

Aside from the goofy title, this is a nice diversion of a film. Matthew Modine plays the role he does so well (see "Married to the Mob"). Casual about authority, bucking the system, a great guy at heart. Daphne Zuniga starts out stuffy and learns to relax. Good fun.


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