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Vital Signs (1990)

 -  Drama  -  13 April 1990 (USA)
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This movie follows the lives of medical students who are in their third year, which is the time that they have to decide what they intend to specialize in. At the center is Michael Chatham ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Michael Chatham
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Gina Wyler
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Kenny Rose
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Lauren Rose
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Suzanne Maloney
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Bobby Hayes
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Dr. Donald Ballentine
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Bobby
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Dr. Chatham
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Henrietta Walker
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Dr. David Redding
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Gant
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Dean of Students
Leigh C. Kim ...
Dr. Chen
Enid Kent ...
Vivian
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This movie follows the lives of medical students who are in their third year, which is the time that they have to decide what they intend to specialize in. At the center is Michael Chatham son of a respected surgeon, who's trying to be his own man. He has to deal with another third student, Kenny Rose who like Michael wants to be surgeon and the surgical internship at their school. Kenny is also having problems with his marriage because the long hours he puts in his studies. Michael is also butting heads with another doctor, Ballentine over personal and professional issues. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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$1,224,605 (USA)
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Quotes

Dr. David Redding: Third year is like being a rookie pitcher called on to pitch the seventh game of the World Series... blindfolded.
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References The Lone Ranger (1949) See more »

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The Birds and the Bees
Written by Herb Newman
Performed by Jewel Akens
Courtesy of Dominion Entertainment Inc.
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Think: Gross Anatomy Part II. Only not as good.
31 May 1999 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Tries to be Gross Anatomy; does an okay job. It's like Gross Anatomy Part II, but the cast isn't as good. Still, it has its moments and is in the very least entertaining.


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