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Young Doctors in Love (1982)

An 'Airplane'-style spoof of hospital soap operas: a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Young ... Dr. Stephanie Brody
Michael McKean ... Dr. Simon August
Gary Friedkin Gary Friedkin ... Dr. Milton Chamberlain
Kyle T. Heffner ... Dr. Charles Litto
Rick Overton ... Dr. Thurman Flicker
Crystal Bernard ... Julie
Ted McGinley ... Dr. Bucky DeVol
Saul Rubinek ... Floyd Kurtzman
Harry Dean Stanton ... Dr. Oliver Ludwig
Pamela Reed ... Nurse Norine Sprockett
Taylor Negron ... Dr. Phil Burns
Patrick Collins ... Dr. Walter Rist
Dabney Coleman ... Dr. Joseph Prang
Titos Vandis ... Sal Bonafetti
Michael Richards ... Malamud
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Storyline

An 'Airplane'-style spoof of hospital soap operas: a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; there's a mafioso on the loose disguised as a woman - in other words all the usual ingredients present and correct, though in this case the laughs are intentional. Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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A Powerful Prescription for Terminal Laughter! See more »

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Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 July 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

¿Dónde está el Doctor? See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$30,688,860
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ABC Motion Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Some movie posters featured a man and woman embracing in the sea wearing surgical gowns and masks spoofing the famous beach waves romancing scene in From Here to Eternity (1953). Taglines for this movie poster read "From here to maternity...". Moreover, a working title for the previous year's comedy picture Paternity (1981) was "From Here to Paternity" with that working title also being a spoof of the classic Hollywood film From Here to Eternity (1953). Further , two filmed productions with that classic title had also just been recently made and broadcast prior to both Paternity (1981) and Young Doctors in Love (1982) [See: From Here to Eternity (1979) and From Here to Eternity (1980)]. See more »

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Malamud pushes an air conditioner out of the wall and there is a rope tied to his foot, but as he falls through the sky light in the next shot, there is no sign of either the air conditioner that he pushed out or the rope that was tied to his foot. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Walter Rist: ...I thought that you were uh, musically inclined. Do you ever sing? You know or play any, uh, any instrument?
Angelo: Fuckin' guitar.
Dr. Walter Rist: Is that a, a special kind of guitar?
Angelo: No, it's regular.
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Crazy Credits

Credits start rolling about ten minutes before the film ends. See more »

Alternate Versions

ABC edited just 1 minute from this film for its 1985 network television premiere. See more »

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Spoofs Puckman (1980) See more »

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GUAJIRA FLUTE
Written by Tito Puente (uncredited)
As performed by Tito Puente Band
Courtesy of GNP - Crescendo Records
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A Spoof of Hospitals and Soap Operas
13 December 2000 | by aesgaard41See all my reviews

A friend of mine knew I loved the movies "Repossessed" and "Silence of the Hams" along with the Zucker and Brooks films and introduced me to this one. Just as funny as those, this movie struck me with having just as many of the stars of the day as well as several up and coming future stars such as Ted McGinley, Richard Dean Anderson, Crystal Bernard, Rick Overton, Saul Rubinek and Michael Richards as a very Krameresque hit-man trying to bump off a underworld figure in the hospital. The main plot isn't as good as the sub-plots, but there's also some light nudity in order to really get your attention. Some of the jokes were later stolen to use in other parodies, but I was surprised to see an "E.T." reference since I was sure this movie predated that one. I don't know if this was shown theatrically, but I do consider myself lucky enough to find it on tape.


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