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The Surgeon (1995)

Exquisite Tenderness (original title)
A small boy witnesses his brother being killed in surgery, grows up to become a monster with a scalpel.

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Dr. Theresa McCann
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Dr. Julian Matar
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Lt. McEllwaine
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Dr. Ed Mittlesbay
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Sgt. Ross
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Dr. Meade
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Lisa Wilson
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Loreen Ridgeway
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Dr. Eugene Kaiser
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Officer Pierson
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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

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

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

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10 November 1995 (UK)  »

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CAD 10,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In a interview to Radio Times dated February 1996, Malcolm McDowell stated that he was paid $100,000 for a week's work, but never saw the film. See more »

Goofs

When Dr. McCann is in the morgue, the slide on her gun changes between being open and closed. See more »

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

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Lollipop
By Beverly Ross and Julius Dixon
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (BMI)
Performed by The Chordettes
Courtesy of Barnaby Records, Inc.
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Scareless thriller
22 June 1999 | by (Viborg, Denmark) – See all my reviews

When I rented this movie, I expected to see a hospital thriller with good scares and suspense. What I saw was a slasher film set in a hospital with a very small budget. If you want to see a good hospital movie, rent Extreme Measures instead. It is a lot better than this garbage... 2/10...


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