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Dr. Cabbie (2014)

TV-PG | | Comedy | 19 September 2014 (Canada)
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An Indian doctor emigrates to Canada in the hope of starting a new life, but bureaucracy confines him to life as a taxi driver. When he cannot suppress his desire to practice medicine, he begins illegally treating patients from his cab.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dr. Deepak Veer Chopra
... Natalie Wilman
... Tony
... Nellie Chopra
... Rani Sharma
... Colin Hill
... Vijay Sharma
... Pete Donaldson
... James Whilcher
... Zarah
Isabelle Kaif ... Simone
... Kardinal
Mocha ... DJ
Manjeet Ral ... Singer
... Lily
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An unemployed doctor turned cab driver becomes a local hero when he converts his taxi into a mobile clinic. Dr. CABBIE is the heart warming journey of a young Indian Doctor who immigrates to Canada with the selfless ambition of healing others while beginning a new life in the land of opportunity. Dr. CABBIE discovers his true purpose and true love when he embarks upon this journey of a doctor turned cabbie. Written by Lisa Shamata, Unit Publicist

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Доктор Таксист  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$118,732, 28 November 2014, Limited Release

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$223,003, 5 December 2014
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Salman khan's first international product See more »

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Though this movie is primarily set in Canada, when the police arrest Deepak, they read him the Miranda warning, which is used in the United States, not Canada. See more »

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Dr. Cabbie Review
25 November 2014 | by See all my reviews

You can't help but root for Deepak Chopra in Jean-Francois's newest film, Dr. Cabbie. Played by Toronto native Vinay Virmani, Deepak follows in his late father's footsteps by becoming a doctor in his homeland, India. But after coming to Canada with his mother, he finds getting a position as a doctor more difficult than he thought and he's forced to take a job as a cab driver. Regardless, Deepak finds a way to do what he loves, while finding someone lovely to share his life with, in this lighthearted comedy. This film was very enjoyable and entertaining. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for an entertaining evening out with friends. Very moving and an accurate representation of issues that some Canadian immigrants are facing.


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