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Bad Medicine (1985)

PG-13
98 min | Comedy

Jeff Marx wants to study medicine and become a physician. However, his grades are far from enough to get him into an American medical school. But instead he gets a chance to study medicine abroad, in a small Latin American dictatorship, ...See moreJeff Marx wants to study medicine and become a physician. However, his grades are far from enough to get him into an American medical school. But instead he gets a chance to study medicine abroad, in a small Latin American dictatorship, governed by Ramon Madera, who falls in love with Jeff's girlfriend, also a medical student. Written by Mattias Thuresson See less
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Steven Horowitz (novel "Calling Dr. Horowitz") | Neil Offen (novel "Calling Dr. Horowitz") | Harvey Miller
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Leslie Dilley (as Les Dilley)
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$1,289,783
Gross (US & Canada)
$2,685,453
Gross (World)
$2,685,453
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Release date
Nov 22, 1985 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Steve Guttenberg
Jeff Marx Jeff Marx   See fewer
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Alan Arkin
Dr. Ramón Madera Dr. Ramón Madera   See fewer
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Julie Hagerty
Liz Parker Liz Parker   See fewer
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Bill Macy
Dr. Gerald Marx Dr. Gerald Marx   See fewer
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Curtis Armstrong
Dennis Gladstone Dennis Gladstone   See fewer
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Julie Kavner
Cookie Katz Cookie Katz   See fewer
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Joe Grifasi
Gómez Gómez   See fewer
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Taylor Negron
Pepe the Cab Driver Pepe the Cab Driver   See fewer
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Candi Milo
María Morales María Morales   See fewer
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Gilbert Gottfried
Tony Sandoval Tony Sandoval   See fewer
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Arturo Venegas
Jesús the Gunman Jesús the Gunman   See fewer
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Arne Gordon
Bruno the Witch Doctor Bruno the Witch Doctor   See fewer
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Manuel Pereiro
Dr. Miguel Cervantes Dr. Miguel Cervantes   See fewer
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Eileen Way
Sra. Madera, Ramon's Mother Sra. Madera, Ramon's Mother   See fewer
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Allan Corduner
Dr. Diaz the Bus Driver Dr. Diaz the Bus Driver   See fewer
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Tresa Hughes
Dr. Elisabeth Marx Dr. Elisabeth Marx   See fewer
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Martha Greene
Dr. Helene Marx Dr. Helene Marx   See fewer
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José Canalejas
Professor Hugo Professor Hugo   See fewer
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Charles Paktell
Gonzoles the Cadaver Gonzoles the Cadaver   See fewer
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John Sterland
Dr. Beatty Dr. Beatty   See fewer
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María del Pilar García Álvarez
Estrellia, Jesus' Wife Estrellia, Jesus' Wife   See fewer
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Simón Andreu
Dr. Ortega, Medera's Physician Dr. Ortega, Medera's Physician   See fewer
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Luis E. Hidalgo
Raúl Rodríguez Raúl Rodríguez   See fewer
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Pedro Luis Lavilla
Pedro a Prisoner (as Pedro Luis Lavilla Fonalleras) Pedro a Prisoner (as Pedro Luis Lavilla Fonalleras)   See fewer
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Luis Barboo
Prisoner Prisoner   See fewer
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Luis Gaspar
Morgue Attendant Morgue Attendant   See fewer
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Luis Maluenda
Motorcycle Cop Motorcycle Cop   See fewer
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Alfredo Álvarez Pérez
Casa Velencia Maitre'd Casa Velencia Maitre'd   See fewer
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José Yepes
San Agustin Prison Guard San Agustin Prison Guard   See fewer
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José María Ochoa
Old Man (as Joe Ochoa) Old Man (as Joe Ochoa)   See fewer
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Anastasio Pozo
Father Valdez Father Valdez   See fewer
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Joaquín Solís del Cerro
Mute Prisoner Mute Prisoner   See fewer
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Paloma Cela
Lupita Lupita   See fewer
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4.5 / 10 | 1,142 votes