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The Heart Specialist (2006)

Ways of the Flesh (original title)
Suave Harvard Medical School grad Ray Howard seems destined to specialize in womanizing. That is, until he heads to Florida to intern under the tutelage of chief resident Dr. Sidney Zachary... See full summary »

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Dennis Cooper

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Dennis Cooper
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wood Harris ... Dr. Sidney Zachary
Zoe Saldana ... Donna
Brian White ... Dr. Ray Howard
Mya ... Valerie
Scott Paulin ... Dr. Graves
David S. Lee ... Dr. Propper
Kenneth Choi ... Mitchell Kwan
Irene Tsu ... Mrs. Olson
Richard Voigts Richard Voigts ... Dr. Manson
Tony Perez ... Dr. Gutierrez
Brittany Ishibashi ... Translator
Kristi Kirk Kristi Kirk ... Nuclear Med Tech
Amrapali Ambegaokar ... Pakistani Intern
Arthur Roberts ... Executive
Samir Younis Samir Younis ... Ali
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Storyline

Suave Harvard Medical School grad Ray Howard seems destined to specialize in womanizing. That is, until he heads to Florida to intern under the tutelage of chief resident Dr. Sidney Zachary. With help from his girlfriend, "Dr. Z" sets out to mold Ray into a caring, responsible doctor. Along the way, he shares some important truths and a whole lot of humor in this sexy romantic comedy. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual content and language
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 January 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Heart Specialist See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$473,062, 16 January 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,096,288, 6 February 2011
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Company Credits

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One-Twenty Inc. See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Once Upon a Life
Performed by Mona Lisa
Written by Dennis Cooper
Courtesy of Cooperfly Productions
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17 September 2006 | by avidmoviecriticsSee all my reviews

This is a really funny (and sexy) movie - that is not just silly but has great acting. It's the kind of movie where the characters are so entertaining that you feel like you are connected to everyone in the theater. I saw it at the Boston film festival, and I found myself frequently laughing out loud with everyone else, and also moved by some of the movie's more serious parts. It's a unique movie about two doctors, and I don't want to give anything away but there are some powerful scenes as well really funny ones - plus the dialogue is great. Wood Harris' character has a unique relationship with his girlfriend Zoe Saldana, and Brian White and Mya are also funny and sexy in their roles. If you get a chance to see it - go - you won't be disappointed. It's worth seeing again. Wood Harris deserves an award.


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