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Director:
Writers (WGA):
P.J. Posner (written by) &
Joel Posner (written by) ...
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Tagline:
Med School - the price of admission is murder.
Plot:
Gabriel Higgs has failed to get into Johns Hopkins to study medicine. He's sixth on a list of backup candidates... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Stephen Mailer ... Gabriel Higgs
Grahame Wood ... Lab Partner

Kristy Swanson ... Kirby Watts
Daniel R. Gerson ... Ross
Stan Brown ... Professor

Sean Bridgers ... Dumpster Hunter (as Sean Bridges)

Len Cariou ... Dr. Lionel Higgs / Dr. Ezekial Higgs

Christine Baranski ... Mrs. Margaret 'Maggie' Higgs

Dorothy Recasner Brown ... Proctor (as Dorothy Brown)

Dave Chappelle ... Ron

Andrew McCarthy ... Rupert Grimm
George Lee ... Dr. Peters
Christina Keefe ... Rachel
Roy Lind ... Dean Stiller
Laura Cathey ... Jubilant Student
Kate Finlayson ... Helen

Joanne Pankow ... Nurse
Pat Lavelle ... Receptionist

Matthew Perry ... Randall Burns

Blake Lindsley ... Tina
Colleen Doherty ... Coed
Nealy Glenn ... Tense Student

Calista Flockhart ... Amanda Morel
Claire Whitworth ... Jody
Andrew Lauren ... Fraternity Brother
Hedgie Bartol ... Fraternity Brother

Jackson Walker ... Fraternity Brother
Spiro Malas ... Mr. Grimm
Rick Andosca ... Cop
Angela Jones ... Librarian
Bahni Turpin ... Valerie Bookbinder

Robert Longstreet ... Man in Library
Jason Jenks ... Hacker
David Holland ... Officer Denby
Avram Ludwig ... Officer
Gary Gennerich ... Sergeant
Arthur L. Liman ... Anatomy Professor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mary Helen Sifford ... Student (uncredited)
Zed Starkovich ... Student (uncredited)

Directed by
Doug Liman 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
P.J. Posner (written by) &
Joel Posner (written by) &
Jonathan Lewin (written by)

Produced by
Glenn Aveni .... executive producer
Steve Klinenberg .... co-producer
Adam Lindemann .... producer
Philippe Martinez .... executive producer
Nelle Nugent .... producer
David Pachter .... co-producer
P.J. Posner .... associate producer
Bradford L. Schlei .... executive producer
Victor Simpkins .... producer
Barbara Skydel .... associate producer
Lauren Zalaznick .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Alex Wurman 
 
Cinematography by
David Claessen 
 
Film Editing by
Stephen Mirrione 
 
Casting by
Susan Booker 
 
Production Design by
Tim Eckel 
 
Art Direction by
Sarah Alcorn 
 
Costume Design by
Linda Fisher 
 
Makeup Department
Linda Biondo .... assistant hair stylist
Trina Brown .... assistant makeup artist
Shelly Hutchins .... assistant makeup artist
Tyger Tate .... key makeup artist
Rita Troy .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Ned Weisman .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chris Edmonds .... first assistant director
Michelle Edmonds .... second assistant director (as Michelle 'Muggs' Edmonds)
Deanna Stadler .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Chet Fenster .... assistant props
Nathan Gray .... property master
Andy Krish .... leadman
Thomas C. Mentzer .... construction foreman
Jim Pleasants .... assistant set dresser
Megan Ricks .... set dresser
Richard Whitney .... construction coordinator
 
Sound Department
Bruce Bell .... foley mixer
Tim Chilton .... foley artist
Darin Goldberg .... production sound
David Grecu .... supervising sound editor
Elliot Jacobson .... sound mixer
Thomas Kearney .... dialogue editor
Nash Michael .... foley supervisor
Nancy Tracy .... adr editor
James G. Williams .... sound re-recording mixer (as Jim Williams)
 
Special Effects by
Drew Jiritano .... special effects coordinator
Greg Jiritano .... special effects assistant
 
Stunts
Candice Ashley .... stunts
John Bamburg .... stunts
John Copeman .... stunt coordinator
Sylvia Gateway .... stunts
Patricia Ann Gray .... stunts
Tripp Greason .... stunts
Jery Hewitt .... stunt coordinator
Marshall Isley .... stunts
Jennifer Lamb .... stunts
Dean Mumford .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bill Almeida .... lamp operator
John Barnett .... electrician
Lewis Binkowski .... electrician
Joe Clarke .... grip
Harry Gene Davis .... grip
Anthony M. Gutierrez .... director of photography: second unit
Geoff Herbert .... best boy grip
Dan Jones .... electrician
Kathleen Kim .... third assistant camera
Didier Koskas .... key grip
Harrison Palmer .... grip
Zed Starkovich .... assistant camera
Alan Steinheimer .... gaffer
Steve Tiborcz .... first assistant camera
Heyward Tunstall Jr. .... second assistant camera
Joe Victoria .... best boy electric
 
Casting Department
Maxann Crotts .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lisa A. Doyle .... set costumer
Stephanie Ittleson .... key costume assistant
Kim Wilcox .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Xochilt Baez .... apprentice editor
Maura Driscoll .... apprentice editor
Andrea Fatur .... apprentice editor
Nicole LaLoggia .... post-production coordinator
Mariano Llosa .... first assistant editor (as Mariano E. Llosa)
Amber Pfeiffer .... second assistant editor
Rebecca Weigold .... apprentice editor
 
Music Department
Eric Harryman .... music supervisor
Barry Levine .... music supervisor
Tanya L. Montgomery .... main title vocalist
 
Other crew
Leeann Cronk .... technical assistant
Jeffrey L. Davidson .... production coordinator
Jeff Gold .... technical assistant
Matt Helms .... technical assistant
Jim Herring .... location manager
Kate Miller .... assistant production coordinator
Richard Rionda Del Castro .... studio executive
Michael Swafford .... first assistant accountant
Kimberly Weeks .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Kill Me Tender" - Japan (English title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for language and some violence
Runtime:
94 min
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Trivia:
According to director Doug Liman, the title sequence was shot for $500 using his out-of-pocket funds. He brought the cat along to chase the rats and motivate them to run, but the rats weren't afraid of the cat. Rather, the opposite was true, so Liman filmed the rats chasing the cat and then re-edited the footage.See more »

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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
An Oddly Memorable Movie, 21 May 2000
Author: hardcorejrh from NJ

I watched this film in August of 1999 on Comedy Central. They usually show really horrible movies in the morning, but this one stood out. It wasn't one of their cheesy movies from the 80's they show. It wasn't one that had no known faces. It featured the funny guy from Friends (Perry), a funny comic (Chappelle), a bombshell (Swanson), and the star of Ally McBeal (Flockheart). Not to mention Andrew McCarthy, who plays a great diabolical character. I have only seen this movie twice (I wish I could find a video store that had it, but sadly I can't.). The story flows smoothly and the murder scenes made me shiver, but they were awesome! Not bad for a movie based in 1993.

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