A smart first-year med student takes nothing seriously, except the pursuit of his Gross Anatomy (human dissection) lab partner. It's up to her and their teacher to find a way to convince him to take his studies and life seriously.
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It Takes Hard Work, Discipline, And Committment To Get Through Med School. But Joe's Never Done Anything By The Book.
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20 October 1989 (USA)
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Gross USA: $11,604,598
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Harry the cadaver used by Matthew Modine and Daphine Zuniga and their classmates in the lab, was a fully functioning and exceptionally detailed one that looked like a real one which was very expensive to produce. See more
The buccinator muscle is primarily a muscle of facial expression, although it is also an assistant muscle of mastication. See more
Are you following me?
Well, I have to you see. I've told everybody I know we're dating. So, you see I have to be seen with you outside of class or they'll think I'm lying.
There are at least two versions of this film in circulation. When the Premium Channel Showtime showed the film around 1990-1991 the following scenes were different:
During the interview process, when Matthew Modine is being questioned by the admissions staff, a funny line existed in the film where one of them asks, "Why are you here?" Modine's character (Joe Slovack) responds, "I look good in white." This dialog was not present in Showtime's version of the film. See more
Referenced in Eyes Wide Shut
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