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Doctors' Wives (1971)

R | | Drama | 12 March 1971 (France)
Dysfunctional marriages of several unhappy rich doctors who work at a private clinic and their neglected wives who deal with their own unhappiness in various ways enter crisis mode when one of them murders his cheating wife.

Director:

George Schaefer

Writers:

Frank Slaughter (novel) (as Frank G. Slaughter), Daniel Taradash (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dyan Cannon ... Lorrie Dellman
Richard Crenna ... Dr. Peter Brennan
Gene Hackman ... Dr. Dave Randolph
Carroll O'Connor ... Dr. Joe Gray
Rachel Roberts ... Della Randolph
Janice Rule ... Amy Brennan
Diana Sands ... Helen Straughn
Cara Williams ... Maggie Gray
Richard Anderson ... Dist. Atty. Douglas
Ralph Bellamy ... Jake Porter
John Colicos ... Dr. Mort Dellman
George Gaynes ... Paul McGill
Marian McCargo ... Elaine McGill
Scott Brady ... Sgt. Malloy
Kristina Holland Kristina Holland ... Sybil Carter
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Dysfunctional marriages of several unhappy rich doctors who work at a private clinic and their neglected wives who deal with their own unhappiness in various ways enter crisis mode when one of them murders his cheating wife.

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Taglines:

From the novel by Frank G. Slaughter. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Stella Stevens was originally set to play the role of Lorrie Dellman but lost out to Dyan Cannon. See more »

Soundtracks

The Costume Ball
Sung by Cass Elliot (as Mama Cass Elliot)
Lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
Music by Elmer Bernstein
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User Reviews

 
A movie so bad you have to love it!
16 March 2001 | by kathys-3See all my reviews

Unfortunately meant as a drama, this movie is so bad, you'll laugh out loud. Dyan Cannon plays the seductive wife of one of the doctors, who has apparently slept with every one of her friends husbands. Who is to blame when she gets punished? An all star cast includes Carrol O'Connor as the impatient husband of an alcoholic (who actually says "I'll drink to that" at every opportunity). Don't miss this one!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 1971 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Frauen der Ärzte See more »

Filming Locations:

Costa Mesa, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,389,918
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Frankovich Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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