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Writers (WGA):
Neil B. Shulman (book)
Laurian Leggett (adaptation)
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Release Date:
2 August 1991 (USA) See more »
He was headed for Beverly Hills to be a plastic surgeon... But he took an exit to a town that didn't take plastic. See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Michael J. Fox ... Dr. Benjamin Stone

Julie Warner ... Vialula / 'Lou'

Barnard Hughes ... Dr. Aurelius Hogue

Woody Harrelson ... Hank Gordon

David Ogden Stiers ... Mayor Nick Nicholson

Frances Sternhagen ... Lillian, Welcoming Committee

George Hamilton ... Doctor Halberstrom

Bridget Fonda ... Nancy Lee Nicholson
Mel Winkler ... Melvin the Mechanic

Helen Martin ... Maddie, Welcoming Committee

Roberts Blossom ... Judge Evans
Tom Lacy ... Deputy Cotton

Macon McCalman ... Aubrey Draper
Raye Birk ... Simon Tidwell, First Patient
Eyde Byrde ... Nurse Packer

William Cowart ... Lane, Melvin's Helper
Amzie Strickland ... Violet, Welcoming Committee

Time Winters ... Kyle Owens
K.T. Vogt ... Mary Owens

Jordan Lund ... John Crawford

Robert Munns ... Mortimer the Barber
Douglas Brush ... McClary

Barry Sobel ... Dr. Tommy Shulman
Amanda Junette Donatelli ... Emma, Lou's Daughter

Billy Gillespie ... Zeb's Father
Kathy Poling ... Zeb's Mother
Eric Bechtel ... Zeb
Cristi Conaway ... Receptionist at Halberstrom Clinic

Kelly Jo Minter ... Mulready

Michael Caton-Jones ... L.A. Maitre D'
Michael Chapman ... Shooting Gallery Operator
Ted Davis ... L.A. Taxi Driver
Melanie MacQueen ... Woman with Spider
Adele Malis-Morey ... Woman with Glasses
Darrell Jay Cook ... Huge Man
Dan Charles ... Boy at Shooting Gallery
Kirsche Smith ... Nurse
David Thompkins ... Medic
Dan Bell ... Patient
Karen Hartman-Golden ... Loonie #1
Roxanne Benseman ... Farm Lady

Kelly Roland Warren ... Squash Queen (as Kelly Roland)
Janis Bjorkland ... Girl with Spider
Daniel Cerny ... Boy with Spider
Emily Lester ... Housewife
Vincent J. Burns ... Loonie #2 (as Vince Burns)
David H. 'Dutch' Van Dalsem ... Man with Rash
David Dupre ... Distressed Man
Martin Alan Johnson ... Orderly
Ken Josefsberg ... Doctor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Robert Enriquez ... Indian Chief (uncredited)
Jack E. Herman ... Hair Man (uncredited)
Dean Rubin ... Young Doctor (uncredited)
Dan Charles Zukoski ... Boy at Fair (uncredited)
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Directed by
Michael Caton-Jones 
Writing credits
Neil B. Shulman (book "What?...Dead Again?") (as Neil B. Shulman M.D.)

Laurian Leggett (adaptation)

Jeffrey Price (screenplay) &
Peter S. Seaman (screenplay) and
Daniel Pyne (screenplay)

Produced by
Deborah D. Johnson .... producer
Marc Merson .... executive producer
Neil B. Shulman .... associate producer
Susan Solt .... producer
Original Music by
Carter Burwell 
Cinematography by
Michael Chapman 
Film Editing by
Priscilla Nedd-Friendly 
Casting by
Marion Dougherty 
Owens Hill 
Production Design by
Lawrence Miller 
Art Direction by
Dale Allen Pelton 
Eva Anna Andry (uncredited)
Set Decoration by
Cloudia Rebar 
Costume Design by
Richard Hornung 
Makeup Department
Hallie D'Amore .... makeup artist
Norman T. Leavitt .... additional makeup artist (as Norman Leavitt)
Lisa Meyers .... hair stylist
Allen Payne .... additional hair stylist
Rick Provenzano .... hair stylist: Mr. Fox
Bron Roylance .... makeup artist: Mr. Fox
Mary Ann Valdes .... additional hair stylist: Florida
Production Management
Robert P. Cohen .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
J. Stephen Buck .... first assistant director
Joe Burns .... second assistant director (as Joseph Burns)
Bryan Dresden .... dga trainee
Lucille OuYang .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Stephi Adler .... art department assistant: Florida
William Apperson .... construction foreman (as Bill Apperson)
Jason Bedig .... leadman
Daniel R. Bentley .... assistant property master
Gerald Castro .... greensman
Bill Darrow .... scenic artist: Florida
Stephen I. Erdberg .... set dresser
Claudia Gilligan Ivanjack .... scenic artist (as Claudia Ivanjack)
Kelly Hudson .... master scenic artist (as Kelly D. Hudson)
Tom Ivanjack .... master scenic artist (as Thomas Ivanjack)
John A. Kelly .... scenic artist: Florida (as John Kelly)
Robert A. Maisto .... construction foreman (as Robert Maisto)
James F. Orendorff .... construction foreman (as James S. Orendorff)
Mike Schenk .... property master
Theodore Sharps .... art department assistant
Jeffrey Thomas .... greensman (as Jeff Thomas)
Mort Zwicker .... construction coordinator
John Alvin .... poster artist (uncredited)
Peter Mitchell Rubin .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Sound Department
Ed Callahan .... sound editor
Christine Danelski .... foley editor
Jay Dranch .... sound editor
Ann Ducommun .... assistant sound editor
John Duvall .... foley editor (as John Allen Duvall)
Christopher Flick .... foley editor
Albert Gasser .... sound editor
Doug Hemphill .... sound re-recording mixer (as D.M. Hemphill)
Chris Jenkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Ken King .... sound mixer
Richard King .... supervising sound editor
Cliff Latimer .... adr editor (as Clifford Latimer)
Melissa Lytle .... assistant sound editor
Martin Maryska .... sound editor
Richard Portman .... sound re-recording mixer
Andy Rovins .... boom operator
Mark Smith .... sound re-recording mixer
Craig Weintraub .... assistant sound editor
David Schneider .... utility sound (uncredited)
Jeffrey Wilhoit .... foley artist (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Paul Stewart .... special effects supervisor
Charles Croughwell .... stunt coordinator (as Charlie Croughwell)
John-Clay Scott .... stunts: Truck Driver (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Sidney Ray Baldwin .... still photographer (as Sidney Baldwin)
Jamie Barber .... first assistant camera
Cordell Boyd .... assistant chief lighting technician
Greg Coelho .... assistant chief lighting technician (as Greg Coehlo)
John T. Connor .... second assistant camera (as John Connor)
Christopher Gallo .... second assistant camera: Florida (as Chris Gallo)
Michael Genne .... camera operator
Paul Murphey .... video operator (as Paul Murphy)
Richard Quinlan .... chief lighting technician (as Dick Quinlan)
Glenn Schellerup .... assistant chief lighting technician
Nick Shuster .... camera loader
Les T. Tomita .... second grip (as Les Tomita)
Michael T. Travers .... second grip (as Mike Travers)
Charles W. Wayt .... dolly grip
Roger West .... second grip
Sandy Williams .... key grip
Ben Bardin .... grip (uncredited)
Kevin Cerchiai .... video assist operator: Florida (uncredited)
Jordan Klein Sr. .... camera operator: second unit (uncredited)
Christopher J. Lama .... electrician (uncredited)
Casting Department
Peggy Kirton Ellis .... extras casting (as Peggy Curtin Ellis)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Doris Alaimo .... costumer: women
Mark Bridges .... assistant costume designer
Joie Hutchinson .... costume supervisor
Michael J. Long .... costumer: men (as Michael Joseph Long)
Ellen Ryba .... costumer (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Donah Bassett .... negative cutter
Gregg London .... additional film editor
Ray Martin .... color timer
Wendi Jill Raderman .... assistant editor
Patrick J. Voetberg .... assistant editor
Music Department
Vince Caro .... assistant scoring engineer
Adam Milo Smalley .... music editor (as Adam Smalley)
John Moses .... musician: clarinetist (uncredited)
Murray Weinstock .... musician (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Denny Caira .... transportation coordinator
Mike Stevens .... transportation captain
Doug Wilson .... driver: cast
Robert Jepson .... driver: picture car (uncredited)
Other crew
Beth Cooze Baggett .... staff assistant: Florida
Elaine Bass .... title designer
Saul Bass .... title designer
Steph Benseman .... location manager
Nicholas Cassisi .... surgical consultant: Florida (as Nicholas Cassisi MD)
Pavel Cerny .... location manager
Nancy Culp .... assistant auditor
Karen Fisher .... assistant location manager
Susan Fronsoe .... production assistant
Kathy Grant .... assistant auditor
Michael L. Gurdin .... surgical consultant (as Michael L. Gurdin MD)
Kurt M. Hanley-Woodridge .... craft service: Florida
Mary Beth Head .... assistant location manager: Florida
Kirsten Hermann .... production accountant
Steven Hoefflin .... surgical consultant (as Steven Hoefflin MD)
Myrna Huffman .... production office coordinator
Betsy Jackson .... medical advisor (as Betsy Jackson RN)
Michelle Katz .... staff assistant (as Michelle D. Katz)
Howard Keys .... first aid
Jan Matkozich .... consultant: fitness
Barbara Maywood .... medical advisor (as Barbara Maywood ORT)
Gail Michelletti .... first aid: Florida
Tricia Owen .... assistant: Mr. Caton-Jones
Mark Prunty .... assistant production office coordinator
Jeffrey I. Resnick .... surgical consultant (as Jeffrey I. Resnick MD)
Brigette Roux-Lough .... assistant: Mr. Fox
Ron Saffold .... craft service (as Ronald E. Saffold)
Robert I. Smith Jr. .... assistant to producers
Lori A. Spall .... assistant production office coordinator: Florida
Pat Stevens .... production associate
Edna Tromans .... unit publicist
Lynne Twentyman .... script supervisor
Vivian Welch .... first aid: Florida
Lennie Appelquist .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Joe Cacciotti .... location manager (uncredited)
Joe Cacciotti .... photo double: Michael J. Fox, second unit (uncredited)
Bill Daly .... post-production accountant manager (uncredited)
Jack E. Herman .... extras set coordinator (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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104 min
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This movie was filmed in Micanopy, Florida. A small town of 650 people just south of Gainesville.See more »
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Contrary to what the character says, deer are not repelled by the scent of human urine.See more »
Dr. Aurelius Hogue:Well,nice work,Hollywood.You were just about to crack open the chest of a 6 year-old boy to cure a case of diarrhea.Now,listen up smart ass.Next time I tell you how to treat a patient of mine,you'd better damn well do it,doctor.I doubt you'd know crap from Crisco.See more »
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30 out of 33 people found the following review useful.
a gem of a movie, 2 January 2003
Author: saimahuq from malden, ma

I didn't like Doc Hollywood the first time I saw it in 1991 --- then I watched it again a few years ago and was blown away by the writing, acting and all-around sweet nature of the film.

Dr. Ben Stone is leaving DC for a job doing plastic surgery for celebs in LA when he runs into a picket fence in a small Southern town and has to do 3 days of community service at their clinic as penance. His fancy sports car is totaled anyway and he has to get it fixed. Miffed at being waylaid in such a hokey place, he tries to get through the next few days in time for his new job.

He meets a wide cast of characters -- and to their credit, not everyone in a small town is so gosh-friendly. Some are mean, some are troubled, some are nice -- like any other array of people. Ben meets Lou, a single mother who drives the ambulance, as well as Nancy Lee Nicholson, a confused beauty who wants him to take her to LA.

This movie is great because it is about many people deciding for themselves how they want to live -- whether in a big city or in a small town -- and why they value what they do. It is also about an epiphany for Ben Stone and changing of his ways internally.

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