MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 10,060 this week

The Surgeon (1995)
"Exquisite Tenderness" (original title)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  10 November 1995 (UK)
4.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.8/10 from 542 users  
Reviews: 12 user | 12 critic

Small boy witnesses his brother being killed in surgery, grows up to become a monster with a scalpel.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (based on a screenplay by)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 226 titles
created 13 Nov 2011
 
list image
a list of 66 titles
created 13 Nov 2011
 
a list of 98 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 886 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Surgeon" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Surgeon (1995)

The Surgeon (1995) on IMDb 4.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Surgeon.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Quinn shows up at an apartment building in Paradise, a small backwoods community in Puerto Rico, purporting to be the new caretaker the owner has been expecting. He gets right to work, ... See full summary »

Director: Gerardo Herrero
Stars: Axel Anderson, Harry Caramanos, Charles Dance
Disturbed (1990)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Winkler
Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Geoffrey Lewis, Priscilla Pointer
Century (1993)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Paul Reisner, a young doctor, becomes a researcher in a prestigious medical institute. He feels he has a chance to be part of a movement of unending progress in science and civilization. ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Poliakoff
Stars: Charles Dance, Clive Owen, Miranda Richardson
Comedy | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Well meaning friends try to persuade Suzanne, a beautiful widow, to remarry and the choice seems to be between Frank, a philandering dentist, and Tony, a sensitive, failing sports trainer who helps her son.

Director: Willi Patterson
Stars: Jenny Seagrove, Anthony Edwards, Charles Dance
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A Rabbi in the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland in 1942 fights to maintain his stance of peace and acceptance of his fellow man despite the growing turmoil and atrocities created by the Nazis. ... See full summary »

Director: Joan Micklin Silver
Stars: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Charles Dance, Elina Löwensohn
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Cyril and Fiona are a long-married couple who travel to an unnamed tropical coastal town to follow their sexual fantasies. There they meet another couple, Catherine, Hugh and their three ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Haas
Stars: Charles Dance, Colin Lane, Sheryl Lee
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Driven to drink by his wife's death, a tormented doctor is committed to an experimental rehab.

Director: William H. Molina
Stars: John Savage, Kim Cattrall, Malcolm McDowell
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Sol Campbell is a computer science student at London University when his family, including his six brothers and sisters, are murdered in van explosion while on vacation in Paris in 1995. A ... See full summary »

Director: Rod On Jr.
Stars: James Scott, Charles Dance, Stephanie Headey
Kabloonak (1994)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In 1922 the first documentary in the genre sense came on the big screen, _Nanook of the North_ (1922). Kabloonak is the story of the making of this movie for which the story was partially stage by his director 'Robert Flaherty'.

Director: Claude Massot
Stars: Charles Dance, Adamie Quasiak Inukpuk, Seporah Q. Ungalaq
Labyrinth (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Charles Lushington, an English professor of Middle-Eastern affairs visits Beiruit and becomes involved with Leila, a young Lebanese woman. Her opinions force Lushington to review his own ... See full summary »

Director: Lorne Thyssen
Stars: Charles Dance, William Hope, Nabila Khashoggi
Out of the Shadows (TV Movie 1988)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A U.S. Embassy worker is helped by an Interpol agent to prove herself innocent of a murder in the Greek isles.

Director: Willi Patterson
Stars: Charles Dance, Alexandra Paul, Michael Shannon
Uncut Police (2014)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Director: Waldemar Feifer
Stars: Jan Kassel, Sebastian Pfaff
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Dr. Theresa McCann
...
Sean Haberle ...
Dr. Julian Matar
...
Lt. McEllwaine
...
...
Dr. Ed Mittlesbay
...
Nurse Burns
Charles Bailey-Gates ...
Sgt. Ross
...
Dr. Meade
Mother Love ...
Milly Putnam
Gregory West ...
Tommy Beaton
...
Lisa Wilson
Nancy Banks ...
Loreen Ridgeway
...
Dr. Eugene Kaiser
...
Officer Pierson
Edit

Storyline

Dr. Julian Mater is suspended and gets his license revoked for performing experiments on dying patients in cellular regeneration. A couple of years later, he returns to the hospital that condemned his work to begin practicing his grizzly experiments once more. Written by Humberto Amador

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

First Jason...Then Freddy...Finally, A Professional.

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and gore, and for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

10 November 1995 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

The Surgeon  »

Box Office

Budget:

CAD 10,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Actually filmed inside a Vancouver mental hospital. See more »

Goofs

Sgt. Ross is unconscious from being drugged. When Dr. Hendricks moves Sgt. Ross to the sink to awake him, his eyes open momentarily before the water is run to revive him. See more »

Connections

Featured in Svengoolie: The Surgeon (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Lollipop
By Beverly Ross and Julius Dixon
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (BMI)
Performed by The Chordettes
Courtesy of Barnaby Records, Inc.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Slasher/thriller
8 February 2004 | by (Basingstoke) – See all my reviews

Not a bad little thriller that lifts various elements from the slasher genre without actually becoming so easily recogniseable as one of those movies. James Remar is fairly good and the film plays fairly well. Just average really


3 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
AKA 'The Surgeon' (when shown on Skinemax) AlBundy9764
Glass theme cody_perkins88
Discuss The Surgeon (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?