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Doc Hollywood (1991)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  2 August 1991 (USA)
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A young doctor causes a traffic accident in a small town and is sentenced to work for some days at the town hospital.

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Vialula / 'Lou'
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Dr. Aurelius Hogue
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Mayor Nick Nicholson
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Lillian, Welcoming Committee
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Doctor Halberstrom
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Mel Winkler ...
Melvin the Mechanic
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Maddie, Welcoming Committee
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Judge Evans
Tom Lacy ...
Deputy Cotton
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Aubrey Draper
Raye Birk ...
Simon Tidwell, First Patient
Eyde Byrde ...
Nurse Packer
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Storyline

Benjamin Stone is a young doctor driving to L.A where he was offered a new job as a plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills. He gets off the highway to avoid a traffic jam, but gets lost and ends up crashing into a fence in the small town of Grady. He is sentenced to 32 hrs of community service at the local hospital. All he wants is to serve the sentence and get moving, but gradually the locals become attached to the new doctor, and he falls for the pretty ambulance driver, Lou. Will he leave? Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

He's a big city plastic surgeon... in a small town that doesn't take plastic.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

2 August 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Doc Hollywood  »

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Box Office

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$54,830,779 (USA)
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1990 not long before the filming of this movie began, when he noticed a small but persistent tremor in his left pinky finger. See more »

Goofs

During the boat scene, dim images of the background fireworks are seen playing across the front of the actors. See more »

Quotes

Lillian, Welcoming Committee: Don't let old Doc Hogue scare you. We know you weren't aiming to kill that boy last night.
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Connections

Features The General (1926) See more »

Soundtracks

LA ROBE DE ROSALIE
Performed by Adam amd Cyprien Landreneau
Courtesy of Rounder Records Corp.
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11 June 2003 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

Hard to imagine that this film is rated under a 6.0 on imdb. I would place it easily among the top 50 comedies of all time.

Michael J. Fox plays a hard charging Dr. Ben Stone, with David Ogden Stiers giving a world class performance as the small town mayor that needs a new doctor, and also knows a thing or two about happiness.

And then there is Nurse Packer who believes in procedure and punchcards, Julie Warner providing a memorable 'swimming' performance, fishing without hooks, the squash festival, a great rendition of Patsy Cline's "Crazy", and of course, the Pakistani.

Way underrated movie that stands up over time.

9 out of 10


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