5.5/10
5,706
24 user 50 critic

The Good Doctor (2011)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 31 August 2012 (USA)
Trailer
2:26 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Prime Video

A young doctor goes to unconscionable extremes in order to remain in the service of a female patient with a kidney disorder.

Director:

Writer:

6 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
...
...
...
...
Dan
...
Mrs. Nixon
...
Mr. Nixon
...
...
Mr. Sanchez (as Gary Cervantes)
...
Nurse Maryanne
...
Nurse Carol
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Resident Doctor
...
Resident Doctor (as Kenneth Mark Bhan)
...
New Nurse
Edit

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:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 August 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Good Doctor  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,180, 2 September 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$4,106, 2 September 2012
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Was originally rated R by the MPAA for "some crude sexual references" but was re-rated PG-13 for "thematic material, disturbing situations and some crude sexual content" after an appeal. 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...
See more »

Soundtracks

Wine Bar with Harbison
(uncredited)
Performed by Brian Byrne
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Is This Too Much To Ask?
24 February 2016 | by See all my reviews

Is it my home theater or the cast really are whispering? I barely heard the words they're saying. So I wasn't quite sure if I get this movie. I checked wiki and suddenly I felt enlightened.

Reading the synopsis makes this movie looks so good. However I didn't really feel that way last night. And I couldn't stand watching Orlando's bangs. So weird because they ruin my Legolas' image. And so with all the doctors and the staffs. They're having too much "fun" at the hospital, giving the negative image to the hospital. Like they're playing around and not serious about their job. Martin's is the only one is good but slowly becoming crazy.

One thing that seems implausible to me about the story. When Mrs. Nixon wants to thank Martin for taking a very good care of her daughter by giving him a present. But she doesn't have time to send it so she invites Martin to her house only to get the present. It's weird. She can deliver it by package service, right? I know why it is made like this because it has something to do with Martin's next move. But please... Give me something more plausible. Is this too much to ask?


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 24 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page