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The Good Doctor (2011)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 31 August 2012 (USA)
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A young doctor goes to unconscionable extremes in order to remain in the service of a female patient with a kidney disorder.

Director:

Lance Daly

Writer:

John Enbom
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Cast

Credited cast:
Orlando Bloom ... Dr. Martin Blake
Riley Keough ... Diane Nixon
Taraji P. Henson ... Nurse Theresa
Rob Morrow ... Dr. Waylans
Michael Peña ... Jimmy
Troy Garity ... Dan
Molly Price ... Mrs. Nixon
Wade Williams ... Mr. Nixon
Sorel Carradine ... Valerie
Gary Carlos Cervantes ... Mr. Sanchez (as Gary Cervantes)
Monique Gabriela Curnen ... Nurse Maryanne
Jean St. James ... Nurse Carol
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jason Axinn ... Resident Doctor
Ken Bahn ... Resident Doctor (as Kenneth Mark Bhan)
Elaine Carroll ... New Nurse
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Storyline

Dr. Martin Blake, who has spent his life looking for respect, meets an 18-year-old patient named Diane, suffering from a kidney infection, and gets a much-needed boost of self-esteem. However, when her health starts improving, Martin fears losing her, so he begins tampering with her treatment, keeping Diane sick and in the hospital right next to him. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Do No Harm

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 on appeal for thematic material, disturbing situations and some crude sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Good Doctor See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,180, 2 September 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$4,106, 2 September 2012
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The American Horror Story theme tune is played in the film. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Martin Blake: If you knew he was allergic, why did you give him penicillin?
Nurse Theresa: Because you're the doctor, I only do what you say.
Dr. Martin Blake: Okay, let's get a ventral line in.
Nurse Theresa: I already took care of it...
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Wine Bar
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Performed by Brian Byrne
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experiment
22 December 2012 | by ArmandSee all my reviews

at first sigh, not very inspired. first cause - the impression than the role is too high for Orlando Bloom. the second - the purpose of director/scriptwriter remains an enigma because the desire to tell all, to impress, to do a special film, to create a thriller and a portrait of medical case is really confuse. but... Orlando Bloom does good job. and this fact is essential. his work gives precise nuances to the desire of his character to resolve each aspect. and the fragile story is not credible only at first sigh. because, it is only an experiment. not bad. just to large to have coherent borders. but, this is not a sin. and experiments are only beginning for better projects. so, the fans of mister Bloom are not disappointed. the rest - few slices of patience are perfect. and, in same time, the courage to be parts of this experiment in which viewer is a kind of scriptwriter. the great virtue - atmosphere of hospital. and, sure, drawing of pressure of every-day like rule of each day . a nice film. not great. but different. as every experiment. seductive for its good intentions.


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