MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 87,138 this week

The Heart Department (2001)

TV Movie  |  Drama
5.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.1/10 from 24 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Family Entertainment Guide: IMDb on the Street

IMDb visited the Santa Monica Pier to ask families about their favorite movies from this summer, as well as their favorite all-time movies, TV shows, and characters.

See our Family Entertainment Guide

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Heart Department (TV Movie 2001)

The Heart Department (TV Movie 2001) on IMDb 5.1/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Heart Department.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A fictional story inspired by North America's most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen. Her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.

Director: Charles S. Dutton
Stars: Meg Ryan, Omar Epps, Charles S. Dutton
The Tic Code (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A 10 year old gifted boy wants to be a jazz pianist much to the chagrin of his more classical oriented piano instructor. With his mother's help, he is an underage regular at a local ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Winick
Stars: Chris Marquette, Polly Draper, Carol Kane
Feed the Fish (2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Follows the journey of Joe Peterson, a burned out children's book writer who's approaching a midlife crisis.

Director: Michael Matzdorff
Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Barry Corbin, Katie Aselton
The Last Shot (2004)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A movie director-screenwriter finds a man to finance his latest project but soon discovers that the producer is actually an undercover FBI agent working on a mob sting operation.

Director: Jeff Nathanson
Stars: Matthew Broderick, Alec Baldwin, Toni Collette
Careless (2007)
Comedy | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

An offbeat comedy in the style of "Bottle Rocket" and "After Hours". Wiley Roth finds a severed human finger in his kitchen one night. Understandably freaked out, Wiley and his best friend ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Spears
Stars: Giuseppe Andrews, Craig Anton, Rachel Blanchard
ATF (TV Movie 1999)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

In the wake of the tragic events at Waco, Texas where an armed conflict with armed militiamen broke out, agents of the federal government's Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) carry out a ... See full summary »

Director: Dean Parisot
Stars: Kathy Baker, Amy Brenneman, Vincent Angell
Home Fries (1998)
Comedy | Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Pregnant Sally unknowingly falls for the stepson of the deceased father of her baby and has to deal with his homicidal family.

Director: Dean Parisot
Stars: Drew Barrymore, Luke Wilson, Catherine O'Hara
Made-Up (2002)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A look at how our cultural obsession with youthful good looks affects women who are told their value is dependent on their appearance.

Director: Tony Shalhoub
Stars: Brooke Adams, Lynne Adams, Eva Amurri Martino
That Night (2005)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Amidst the pulsing NYC underground rock n' roll scene, two young lovers cross paths at a Brooklyn loft party and disappear off into the night to explore each other.

Director: Steven Gordon
Stars: Mike Cast, Derek Cecil, Emily Deschanel
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

After croaking in his backyard, Ray is ushered into the offices of the afterlife where it is discovered that pertinent information to gain entrance into heaven is "incomplete." So Ray is ... See full summary »

Director: Ajay Sahgal
Stars: Carlos Jacott, Robert Forster, Kelli Williams
Area 57 (TV Movie 2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A comedy about the employees for the U.S. government, who work in a remote facility in the Nevada desert, which houses an alien creature.

Director: Dean Parisot
Stars: Paul Reubens, Jack Hallett, Kelly Hu
Till Dad Do Us Part (TV Movie 2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

The picture follows a father as he tries to break up his daughter's engagement by finding her a better mate.

Director: Randall Miller
Stars: John Larroquette, Markie Post, Emily Holmes
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Dr. Liza Peck
...
Dr. Joseph Nassar
...
Dr. Fred Biskin
...
William 'Bump' Daley
...
...
Juliet Lee
...
Stacey Calhoun
...
Mark Ryan
...
Doug
...
Shondra Adaire
...
Tanya Adaire
Anthony Quon ...
Boy
...
Mr. Costain
Douglas Newell ...
Dr. Gale
Andrew Johnston ...
Doctor #1
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

unsold tv series pilot | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Could of been good given the chance
24 May 2004 | by (Liverpool, UK) – See all my reviews

As there are no comments about this show and I'm one of the few members of the public that have actually seen it I thought I'd best write a few lines. I actually saw the show in the summer of 2001 whilst at Universal Studios in Florida.

Various TV people were trying to get the general public into these screenings for a 'new show' but as the weather was good and people had paid for the attractions there were few takers. Then it rained and we were filed into this darkened room by said TV people…

The Heart Department was very close in structure to ER and if you're a fan of that long running TV series then there's a very good chance you'd of enjoyed this. After only viewing one episode it also appeared that like ER the story lines would closely follow the main characters (Tony Shalhoub was particularly good as the sympathetic Dr. Nassar) both in and out of work. Like most pilots I've seen it also had more than its fair share of irritating characters including the token English import whose accent was appalling and manor stereotyped to say the least.

Overall there was also the usual comic relief characters and story lines pulling at the heart strings (which the Americans do rather well). Would it of succeeded? Maybe given the chance but it certainly wasn't as intelligent or well written as the current crop of US drama's and with ER still producing an unrivalled output it may have been one medical based drama too many.


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How can I see this? vrtgoflw
Discuss The Heart Department (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?