Patch Adams (Widescreen, DTS)

Closed Capationed Starring: Robin Williams & Monica Potter Director: Tom Shadyac  Rated: PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned for Children Under 13
Laughter is contagious.
Rating 4.1
255 ratings
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG-13
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 56 minutes
  • Video: Color
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  • Originally Released: 1998
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85

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Entertainment Reviews:

Box Office - 02/01/1999
"...[Williams] brings a magic and charm to this character that no one else could....PATCH ADAMS succeeds in putting a twinkle in your eye..."

Product Description:

Tom Shadyac's (ACE VENTURA) film tells the true story of Hunter "Patch" Adams (Robin Williams), an aspiring doctor in the 1970's who attempted to treat his patients with a medicine that modern science had totally disregarded: humor. After a stint in a mental hospital where he discovers his need to help others, a young Patch enters medical school. There he develops his own methods of reaching patients as an antidote to the the pomposity he witnesses in his instructors and fellow students. While his patients and fellow staff members appreciate his approach, the powers-that-be frown upon his "unschooled" methods and attempt to prevent him from practicing. Philip Seymour Hoffman (MAGNOLIA) and Monica Potter (ALONG CAME A SPIDER) co-star in this crowd pleaser based on a book by Adams.

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Theatrical Release | True Story

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  • UPC: 025192062926
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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