Four mental patients on a field trip in New York City must save their caring chaperon, who ends up being taken to a hospital in a coma after accidentally witnessing a murder, before the killers can find him and finish the job.
A morgue attendant is talked into running a brothel at his workplace after a deceased pimp is sent there. However, the pimp's killers don't look too kindly on this new 'business', nor does the morgue's owner.
An ice hockey star is accosted by a youth gang who attempt to rob him; after he chases them off he catches the youngest member and gives him a ride home, where he meets the boy's mother. A ... See full summary »
Maria Conchita Alonso,
Dr. Weitzman works with patients in a sanitarium. Convinced that all that his "group" needs is a some fresh air and some time away from the sanitarium, he persuades the administration to allow him to take them to a ballgame. Unfortunately, he accidentally stumbles across a crime in progress and ends up in hospital. The group is stranded in New York City, forced to cope with a place which is often more bizarre than their sanitarium.Written by
Murray Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
One major connection with One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest is when a doctor recommends they cancel the group's field trip and "watch the baseball game on TV in the rec room". In Cuckoo's Nest, Jack Nicholson has the patients vote to watch a baseball game on TV in the rec room. See more »
In the scene when Billy is in the van telling the Wolfen story, the microphone is visible behind Henry's left arm. See more »
Hey Murray, congratulations. Benson called while I was in there. You got the Natachi account.
We got it? Really, we got it?
[Dances and shouts]
We got the Natachi account! We got the Natachi account.
Hey Murray, just kidding! Wah wah wah wah.
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In the hands of lesser a director and less talented actors, THE DREAM TEAM's plot about four mental patients loose in Manhattan would be silly and childish. Here, it is funny as hell, you stayed glued to the screen. The four patients are Michael Keaton, as a loose tempered but charming liar, Peter Boyle as an ex-executive who now believes he is Jesus Christ, Christopher Lloyd as a compulsive neat-nick and Stephen Furst as a catatonic TV commercial/Baseball fan.
Their run-ins with unsuspecting New Yorkers come fast and fresh, no re-heated gags here. Look for a young perky Lorraine Bracco and Broadway great Phillip Bosco in supporting parts.
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