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An Indian doctor emigrates to Canada in the hope of starting a new life, but bureaucracy confines him to life as a taxi driver. When he cannot suppress his desire to practice medicine, he begins illegally treating patients from his cab.

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Dr. Deepak Veer Chopra
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Natalie Wilman
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Tony
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Nellie
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Colin
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Vijay
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Pete Donaldson
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James Whilcher
Tia Bhatia ...
Zarah
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Simone
Kardinall Offishall ...
Kardinal
Mocha ...
DJ
Manjeet Ral ...
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Lilly Singh ...
Lily
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An unemployed doctor turned cab driver becomes a local hero when he converts his taxi into a mobile clinic. Dr. CABBIE is the heart warming journey of a young Indian Doctor who immigrates to Canada with the selfless ambition of healing others while beginning a new life in the land of opportunity. Dr. CABBIE discovers his true purpose and true love when he embarks upon this journey of a doctor turned cabbie. Written by Lisa Shamata, Unit Publicist

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$118,732 (USA) (28 November 2014)

Gross:

$223,003 (USA) (5 December 2014)
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Though this movie is primarily set in Canada, when the police arrest Deepak, they read him the Miranda warning, which is used in the United States, not Canada. See more »

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Worth a watch!
18 September 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Went to the advance screening in Vancouver and had a really good time. The movie is light and funny and had the audience in splits. I'd put this up there with the Harold & Kumar movies - zany comedies with no great intellectual pretences and made purely so the audiences can have 100 minutes of fun and belly laughs. While all the cast members including lead players Vinay Virmani and Adrianne Palicki do a fine job, the surprise package is Kunal Nayyar, better known as Raj. Big Bang Theory fans you're in for a special treat! The story takes the issue of non-recognition of IMGs or International Medical Graduates from many countries not being allowed to practice in Canada despite a shortage of doctors, head on. But mercifully it does so without getting preachy. While the presence of two artists of Indian origin may tempt people to think it will appeal only to a certain demographic, I think Dr. Cabbie is the kind of movie that will be enjoyed by ALL of Canada.


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