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Pathology -- A group of medical students devise a deadly game: to see which one of them can commit the perfect murder.


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Writers (WGA):
Mark Neveldine (written by) &
Brian Taylor (written by)
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A group of medical students devise a deadly game: to see which one of them can commit the perfect murder. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Milo Ventimiglia ... Ted Grey

Michael Weston ... Jake Gallo

Alyssa Milano ... Gwen Williamson

Lauren Lee Smith ... Juliette Bath

Johnny Whitworth ... Griffin Cavenaugh

John de Lancie ... Dr. Quentin Morris

Mei Melançon ... Catherine Ivy

Keir O'Donnell ... Ben Stravinsky

Buddy Lewis ... Harper Johnson
Dan Callahan ... Chip Bentwood

Larry Drake ... Fat Bastard
Med Abrous ... Young Pathology Resident

Alan Blumenfeld ... Mr. Williamson

Gary Buckner ... Motherfucker
Jeb Burris ... Worker
Eurydice Davis ... Hooker

Jarvis W. George ... ICU Doctor (as Jarvis George)

Anne Girard ... Donna (Ben's Date)

Eric Kaldor ... Homeless Lunatic
Keith Morris ... Hitchhiker
Kate Mulligan ... Woman on Bus

Donnie Smith ... Man on Bus
Yvonne Mojica-Nelson ... Hispanic ICU Nurse (as Yvonne Mojica Nelson)

Debbie Pollack ... Mrs. Williamson
Cheryl Starbuck ... Panicked Woman (as Cheryl Starbuck-Rocca)

Sam Witwer ... Party Boy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Don Abernathy ... Civilian (uncredited)

Brett Kelly ... Dead Kid (uncredited)
Carol Shook ... Doctor (uncredited)
Waneeki Yokomee-Fung ... Visitor (uncredited)

Directed by
Marc Schölermann 
Writing credits
Mark Neveldine (written by) (as Neveldine) &
Brian Taylor (written by) (as Taylor)

Produced by
Marc Bienstock .... executive producer
Phyllis Carlyle .... executive producer
Yan Fisher-Romanovsky .... executive producer
Gary Gilbert .... producer
Gary Lucchesi .... producer
Mark Neveldine .... producer (as Neveldine)
Eric Reid .... executive producer
Tom Rosenberg .... producer
David Rubin .... executive producer
Barrett Stuart .... executive producer
Brian Taylor .... producer (as Taylor)
Skip Williamson .... producer
Richard S. Wright .... producer (as Richard Wright)
Original Music by
Johannes Kobilke 
Robb Williamson  (as Robert Williamson)
Cinematography by
Ekkehart Pollack (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Todd E. Miller 
Casting by
Nancy Nayor  (as Nancy Nayor Battino)
Kelly Wagner  (as Kelly Martin Wagner)
Production Design by
Jerry Fleming 
Art Direction by
Talon McKenna 
Set Decoration by
Betty Berberian 
Costume Design by
Frank Helmer 
Makeup Department
Tracey Anderson .... assistant makeup artist
Sarah Ault .... hair stylist daily
Richard De Alba .... hair stylist daily
Sara De Pue .... makeup artist
Connie Grayson Criswell .... hair technician (as Connie Grayson)
Dugg Kirkpatrick .... head hair stylist
Carol Koch .... sculptor: Tatopoulos Studios, Inc.
Ken Niederbaumer .... special makeup effects artist
Calvin Scott .... key makeup artist
Randy Westgate .... makeup department head
Production Management
Marc Bienstock .... unit production manager
Kenneth Burke .... production supervisor
Steve Demko .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tony Gittelson .... first assistant director
Emily Hogan .... dga trainee (as Emily Greenberg)
Rip Murray .... first assistant director
Ronan O'Connor .... second assistant director
Art Department
Shant Balkian .... set dresser
Jerry A. Chavez .... property master
John Fox .... storyboard artist
John A. Gomez .... leadman
Wendy Jerde .... gang boss painter
Creighton Larson .... propmaker
David Lombard .... leadman
Wendy Means .... art department coordinator (as Wendy Stanton)
Amanda Mendonca .... buyer
Eric Reichardt .... lead scenic artist
Wayne Springfield .... construction coordinator
Trey Shaffer .... graphic designer (uncredited)
Sound Department
James Bailey .... foley artist
Kelly Cabral .... supervising sound editor
Melissa A. Corns .... sound effects editor
Patrick Cyccone Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark F. Dennett .... boom operator
Mary Jo Devenney .... sound mixer
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Gary Gegan .... sound re-recording mixer
Justin Herman .... sound mix technician
Jon Hicks .... sound utility
Rachel Holley .... sound editor
Jared Marshack .... sound mix technician
Aynee Osborn .... sound editor
Geordy Sincavage .... foley mixer
Eric Thompson .... adr mixer
Special Effects by
Ginger Anglin-Cervantes .... fabricator (as Ginger Anglin)
Mark R. Byers .... special effects coordinator
Cleve Gunderman .... moldmaker: Tatopoulos Studios
Thomas Hebert .... special effects crew
Guy Himber .... special effects makeup: shop supervisor, Tatopoulos Studios, Inc.
John Shea .... fabricator
Tom von Badinski .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Mandy Arnold .... digital artist
Jeff Barnes .... production executive: CafeFX
Andrew Byrne .... visual effects artist
Donnie Creighton .... digital intermediate producer
Erin M. Cullen .... rotoscope artist: Furious FX
Scott Dougherty .... visual effects executive producer: Furious FX
Ryan Helsley .... digital intermediate producer
Lindsay M. Hoppe .... digital paint artist (as Lindsay Anderson)
Les G. Jones .... visual effects producer
Brandon Kachel .... digital artist: Cafe FX
Vincent Lavares .... data manager: Laser Pacific
David Lingenfelser .... executive visual effects supervisor: Furious Fx
James McQuaide .... visual effects supervisor
Sk Nguyen .... visual effects coordinator
Gary Oldroyd .... visual effects producer
Desi Ortiz .... visual effects managing editor: CafeFX
Michael Pecchia .... senior compositor: CafeFx
Rebecca Ramsey .... visual effects executive producer: Look Effects
Migs Rustia .... visual effects editor
Chris Serenil .... computer services manager
Mark Shoaf .... cg supervisor: Furious FX
Joey Sila .... digital effects artist: Luma Pictures
Tiffany Smith .... visual effects producer: Furious FX
Paul Stemmer .... visual effects editor
Mai Suzuki .... digital restoration artist
Tracy Takahashi .... visual effects producer: Furious FX
Pieter Swusten .... matte artist (uncredited)
Patrick Wolf .... lead pipeline developer: CafeFX (uncredited)
Chris Daniels .... utility stunts
Jon H. Epstein .... stunt coordinator (as John Epstein)
Jeremy Fry .... stunt double: Jake
Lance Gilbert .... utility stunts
Jimmy Hart .... utility stunts
M.J. Kang .... utility stunts
Ralf Koch .... stunt double: Chip
Richard Kwon .... body stuntman: Guerney
Mike Massa .... utility stunts
Michael Nicely .... nondescript stunts
Chris O'Hara .... stunt coordinator
Chris Palermo .... stunt double: Griffin
Darrin Prescott .... stunt coordinator
Suzanne Reed .... stunt double: Catherine
Tanoai Reed .... utility stunts
Mary Grace Serreno .... utility stunts
Paul E. Short .... utility stunts (as Paul Short)
Camera and Electrical Department
Saeed Adyani .... still photographer
Lisa Bonaccorso .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
David F. Clark .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Jonathan Cushing .... grip
Justin Duval .... gaffer
Bryan Gilbert .... grip
Erik Gonzales .... rigging assistant chief lighting technician
Leo Ibanez .... grip
Matthew Kistenmacher .... electrician
Paul Lambiase .... key rigging grip
Grg Magidow .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (as Greg Magidow)
Phil Miller .... key grip
Miguel Pask .... film loader
Andrew Robison .... best boy grip
Aaron Schulte .... electrician
Michael Silva .... rigging electrician
Penny Sprague .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Gary Stark .... light board programmer
Alpheus Underhill .... grip
Michael Ursetta .... rigging electrician
Zoe Aimee Zaitzeff .... camera production assistant
Casting Department
Chris Gehrt .... casting assistant
David Kramer .... extras casting
Dominika Posserén .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Danielle Baker .... set costumer
Emily Dominguez .... costumer
Nicole Leitner .... costume assistant
Melissa Montague .... costumer
Chantal Nightingale .... costumer (as Chantal Thomas)
Michelle M. Pershing .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Pete Conlin .... post production
Valance Eisleben .... digital conform editor
Ryan Helsley .... digital intermediate producer
Jonathan Hoffman .... post production
Carrie Oliver .... digital editor
Jim Schulte .... first assistant editor
Mike Sowa .... digital intermediate colorist
Music Department
Wolfgang Amadeus .... score mixer
Wolfgang Amadeus .... supervising music editor
Cyril Black .... assistant music editor
Eric Craig .... music supervisor
Nils Jiptner .... additional music editor
Johannes Kobilke .... score producer
Brian McNelis .... music supervisor
Mike Sawitzke .... additional music editor
Edaan Shlomo .... assistant music editor
Robb Williamson .... score producer (as Robert Williamson)
Stefan Ziethen .... composer: additional music
Michael Mason .... music scoring coordinator (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Neil Chisholm .... driver: production van
Geno Hart .... transportation coordinator
Chris Haynes .... driver
Kirk Huston .... transportation captain
Zoa Keith .... transportation
Jay Krueger .... driver
'Wild Bill' Laczko .... transportation
Hardy Ophuls .... transportation co-captain
Paul Sarni .... driver: cast
Tim Schau .... driver
Brian Stackhouse .... driver
Other crew
Thomas Beatty .... assistant: Mr. Wright
Stephen Clarke .... production assistant
Michael G. Cruz .... assistant location manager
Dennis Davidson .... International publicity consultants
Brendan Early .... assistant production coordinator
Dan Gorman .... location scout
Michael J. Harker .... completion bond representative
Renee Henry .... production assistant (as Renee Good)
Andrew C. Keeter .... location manager
Sophia Lucchesi .... production assistant
Tanoa Parks .... production accountant
Jannie Penvari .... production assistant
Diogo Picchi .... lead stand-in
Cheryl Starbuck .... script supervisor
Leanne K. Tanizawa .... assistant: Mr. Rubin
Tiffany Thomas .... first assistant accountant
Leif Tilden .... key assistant location manager
Carinne Uslar .... assistant: Mr. Bienstock
John Westernoff .... photo double
Clenique Williams .... assistant to writers
Alex L. Worman .... unit publicist
Tami Zamberg .... accounting clerk
Ilya Jonathan Zaydenberg .... body double
Christina Hwang .... title producer (uncredited)

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Rated R for disturbing and perverse behavior throughout, including violence, gruesome images, strong sexual content, nudity, drug use and language
95 min
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Did You Know?

In order to prepare for their roles, several cast members watched a number of real autopsies.See more »
Factual errors: When Ted tells Jake the means of the first murder in 'the game' he says that Jake did it with "you mixed ethanol and nitric acid with the alcohol [sic]; probably a flavored alcohol to mask the bitter taste..." This is incorrect. Acids are well-known to be sour in nature (eg, lemons are sour due to citric acid); bases are bitter.

Even worse, the mixing of ethanol and nitric acid results in a reaction that gives off nitrogen dioxide, a toxic gas, and the reaction is so highly exothermic that it can result in an explosion. You can see what really happens by doing a quick search for the two ingredients on YouTube.See more »
Ted Grey:How do you know I won't tell?
Jake Gallo:Because there so happens to exist distinct physical evidence putting you at the crime scene at the time of death. I know because I placed it there. And I can prove with a mathematical certainty that you killed him, but that won't really matter if you're the boy I think you are.
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73 out of 103 people found the following review useful.
Gory, enjoyable nonsense!, 11 April 2008

When brilliant Doctor Ted Grey gets a job working in a University Pathology lab, he falls in with a group of young brilliant doctors led by Doctor Jake Gallo. Grey discovers that the others are playing a game where one doctor kills a person and the others have to work out how it was done. As Grey gets caught up in this, can he find a way out, or is he in too deep....

Pathology is written by Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor. They wrote the insane and fun action movie CRANK. This movie while not as funny as Crank is still insane! The plot is quite daft, and it has to be said full of plot-holes. This could be the result of scenes being cut from the movie, but this didn't bother me at all.

Simply put, this movie was fun.

The cast led by Milo Ventimiglia as Grey and Michael Weston as Gallo are all good. The direction by Marc Schoelermann keeps things moving at a brisk pace. As befits a movie about Pathology doctors, it is quite gory and bloody, but it is never over the top.

Although not a movie that will win many awards, for it's running time, it is very enjoyable and worth watching if you don't take it seriously. One thing though... it may put you off doctors for life!!

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