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The Doctor (1991)

PG-13
122 min | Drama

When a self-centered doctor is diagnosed with cancer, he becomes better able to get closer to his patients and understand a life outside his career.
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Ed Rosenbaum (book "A Taste of My Own Medicine") (as Ed Rosenbaum M.D.) | Robert Caswell (screenplay)
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$ 165,392
Gross (USA)
$ 38,120,905
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Release date
Aug 16, 1991 (United States)

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55 cast members
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William Hurt
Dr. Jack MacKee Dr. Jack MacKee   See fewer
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Christine Lahti
Anne MacKee Anne MacKee   See fewer
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Elizabeth Perkins
June Ellis June Ellis   See fewer
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Mandy Patinkin
Dr. Murray Kaplan Dr. Murray Kaplan   See fewer
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Adam Arkin
Dr. Eli Blumfield Dr. Eli Blumfield   See fewer
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Charlie Korsmo
Nicky MacKee Nicky MacKee   See fewer
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Wendy Crewson
Dr. Leslie Abbott Dr. Leslie Abbott   See fewer
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Bill Macy
Dr. Al Cade Dr. Al Cade   See fewer
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William Marquez
Mr. Maris Mr. Maris   See fewer
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Ping Wu
Jay-Jay Jay-Jay   See fewer
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Brian Markinson
Michael Michael   See fewer
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E. Keith Polk
Joe (as Keith Polk) Joe (as Keith Polk)   See fewer
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Richard McKenzie
Mr. Richards Mr. Richards   See fewer
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Denis Heames
Young Patient Young Patient   See fewer
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Sue Rihr
Shirley Shirley   See fewer
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Brandyn Barbara Artis
Nurse Jane Nurse Jane   See fewer
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Millie Slavin
Carrie Carrie   See fewer
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Nancy Parsons
Laurie Laurie   See fewer
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Kristen Kristen   See fewer
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Stephen William Moore
Dominic (as Stephen Moore) Dominic (as Stephen Moore)   See fewer
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Cynthia Mason
Barbara Barbara   See fewer
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Breon Gorman
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Fran Bennett
Admissions Secretary Admissions Secretary   See fewer
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Zoaunne LeRoy
Ward Nurse Ward Nurse   See fewer
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Jonathan Kohl
Anesthesiologist Anesthesiologist   See fewer
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Ross Eto
MRI Technician MRI Technician   See fewer
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Michael O'Dwyer
Builder Builder   See fewer
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Karen S. Gregan
Dr. Abbott's Receptionist Dr. Abbott's Receptionist   See fewer
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Lillian Hurst
Mrs. Maris Mrs. Maris   See fewer
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Rosa Maria Briz
Mr. Maris' Mother Mr. Maris' Mother   See fewer
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Steven Gundry
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Jusak Bernhard
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Matthew T. Clancy
Doctor in Hallway Doctor in Hallway   See fewer
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Jeris Poindexter
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Gail Neely
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Lily Mariye
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Woodryan Alexander
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Susie Schelling
O.R. Nurse (as Susan Schelling Long) O.R. Nurse (as Susan Schelling Long)   See fewer
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Ed Rosenbaum
Dr. Rosenbaum Dr. Rosenbaum   See fewer
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Zakes Mokae
Dr. Charles Reed (uncredited) Dr. Charles Reed (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 4,565 votes