Vital Signs (1990)

R  |   |  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 overview, first billed only:
Michael Chatham
Gina Wyler
Kenny Rose
Lauren Rose
Suzanne Maloney
Bobby Hayes
Dr. Donald Ballentine
Dr. Chatham
Henrietta Walker
Dr. David Redding
Dean of Students
Leigh C. Kim ...
Dr. Chen
Enid Kent ...


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

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During one incredible year, seven friends discover that love is alive and living in the 90's. See more »




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Release Date:

13 April 1990 (USA)  »

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$1,224,605 (USA)

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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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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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