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Pathology (2008)

A group of medical students devise a deadly game: to see which one of them can commit the perfect murder.

Director:

Marc Schölermann

Writers:

Mark Neveldine (as Neveldine), Brian Taylor (as Taylor)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Milo Ventimiglia ... Ted Grey
Michael Weston ... Jake Gallo
Alyssa Milano ... Gwen Williamson
Lauren Lee Smith ... Juliette Bath
Johnny Whitworth ... Griffin Cavenaugh
John de Lancie ... Dr. Quentin Morris
Mei Melançon ... Catherine Ivy
Keir O'Donnell ... Ben Stravinsky
Buddy Lewis ... Harper Johnson
Dan Callahan ... Chip Bentwood
Larry Drake ... Fat Bastard
Med Abrous Med Abrous ... Young Pathology Resident
Alan Blumenfeld ... Mr. Williamson
Gary Buckner ... Motherfucker
Jeb Burris Jeb Burris ... Worker
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Storyline

Harvard Medical School graduate Dr. Ted Grey arrives at one of the nations most prestigious Pathology programs and is quickly noticed by the program's privileged and elite band of pathology interns who invite him into their crowd. It is also here, where he is introduced to Dr. Jake Gallo, who brings him to a secluded wing, where he and four other indulge in their after-hours, extra-curricular activities...finding ways to commit the perfect murder! Written by suspicious

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing and perverse behavior throughout, including violence, gruesome images, strong sexual content, nudity, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 April 2008 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Patologija See more »

Filming Locations:

Pasadena, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$54,244, 20 April 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$108,662, 4 May 2008
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Actress Lauren Lee Smith (Juliette) and actor Johnny Whitworth (Griffin) were bothe regulars on CSI for a while. Lauren Lee Smith on CSI and Johnny Whitworth on CSI: Miami. Johnny's character name on CSI: Miami was Jake, and Michael Weston's character name in this movie is also Jake. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 15 mins) When Ted is performing Gwen's autopsy, the entire time the body block (under her neck) is left in place which would have made the autopsy difficult. Usually the pathologist will place it under the back, causing the arms and neck to fall backwards to stretch and push the chest forward to make it easier to cut open. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Quentin Morris: [giving lecture] As pathologists, you will learn the nature of disease and it's causes, it's processes, development, and consequences. But far far more than that. I like to think of the pathologist as offering a window to god, if you will. Now, it may be said that pathology is the study of all things human, save the soul of course. But it is in that particular branch of pathology known as forensics, that we will delve into what it means to be inhuman. You will see the perversion, the corruption ...
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Crazy Credits

As the Camelot Pictures logo appears, the picture flickers imitating a camcorder switching on, as a ''play'' symbol appears in the corner See more »

Connections

References Dr. Giggles (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Bibo No Aozora
Written by Ryuichi Sakamoto
Performed by Selectracks Studio Ensemble
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Gory, enjoyable nonsense!
11 April 2008 | by kevin_crightonSee all my reviews

When brilliant Doctor Ted Grey gets a job working in a University Pathology lab, he falls in with a group of young brilliant doctors led by Doctor Jake Gallo. Grey discovers that the others are playing a game where one doctor kills a person and the others have to work out how it was done. As Grey gets caught up in this, can he find a way out, or is he in too deep....

Pathology is written by Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor. They wrote the insane and fun action movie CRANK. This movie while not as funny as Crank is still insane! The plot is quite daft, and it has to be said full of plot-holes. This could be the result of scenes being cut from the movie, but this didn't bother me at all.

Simply put, this movie was fun.

The cast led by Milo Ventimiglia as Grey and Michael Weston as Gallo are all good. The direction by Marc Schoelermann keeps things moving at a brisk pace. As befits a movie about Pathology doctors, it is quite gory and bloody, but it is never over the top.

Although not a movie that will win many awards, for it's running time, it is very enjoyable and worth watching if you don't take it seriously. One thing though... it may put you off doctors for life!!


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