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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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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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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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References The Lone Ranger (1949) See more »

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Utterly predictable
19 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Completely ordinary and boring "drama" of a bunch of third year medical students.

This story is so by the numbers it's insulting. Every character has they own separate little drama and they're all tied up nice and fine by the end of the movie. Every single story line is predictable (as are the outcomes) so it gets incredibly boring just watching it. I also heard there were a lot of errors in terms of the medical dialogue...but I can't swear to that. They have a bunch of very talented actors who are just wasted. All of them struggle with their roles but they're given totally one dimensional characters to work with. No actor could make this work.

I give this a 2 only for the nude and real hot sex sequence between Adrian Pasdar (all pumped up) and Diane Lane (looking great). Still that's no real reason to watch this. Avoid.


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