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Harmful Intent (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller  -  14 December 1993 (USA)
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After a young mother dies on the operating room table during childbirth, Dr. Jeffrey Rhodes stands accused of giving her a lethal dose of anesthesia. Hiding as a fugitive from the law, only... See full summary »

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Dr. Rhodes
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Kelly Everson
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Devlin O'Shea
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Bingham
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Trent Harding
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Patty Owens
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Michael Mosconi
Matthew Faison ...
Dr. Simarian
Leo Geter ...
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Monica Carver
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Jeanine
Ja'nelle Dixon ...
Regina Vinson
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Sheila (as Jan Gardner)
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Dr. Freed
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After a young mother dies on the operating room table during childbirth, Dr. Jeffrey Rhodes stands accused of giving her a lethal dose of anesthesia. Hiding as a fugitive from the law, only he can uncover the truth about the mysterious case. Written by Phil Fernando

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Worst book into movie I have ever seen!!!!!

When I first heard that Cook's book was going to be made into a movie, my first thought was of happiness. Mostly because this has been one of my favorite Robin Cook books of all time. But also because I honestly thought that it would follow the same plot in the book. Boy was I disappointed. Not only did they not follow the book, they rewrote the entire plot and came up with a different ending.

I must admit that I don't know what kind of budget they had but I could have made this movie better than they did. I had no problem with the cast, because the cast wasn't following the book.

I wish there were more production companies out there that would follow the original format instead of rewriting scenes, leaving out entire chapters, or changing the ending.


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