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Critical Care (1997)

R
107 min | Comedy, Drama

Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 ...See moreWerner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million estate? Meanwhile, Werner must contend with his nutty supervisor, who insists that he only care for patients with full insurance. Can Werner sidestep the hospital's legal team and do what's best for the patient? Written by Martin Lewison See less
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Sidney Lumet | Steven Schwartz (as Steven Schwartz)
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$12,000,000
Opening weekend
$43,380
Gross (US & Canada)
$221,193
Gross (World)
$221,193
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Release date
Oct 31, 1997 (United States)

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30 cast members
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James Spader
Dr. Werner Ernst Dr. Werner Ernst   See fewer
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Kyra Sedgwick
Felicia Potter Felicia Potter   See fewer
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Helen Mirren
Stella Stella   See fewer
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Albert Brooks
Dr. Butz Dr. Butz   See fewer
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Jeffrey Wright
Bed Two Bed Two   See fewer
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Margo Martindale
Connie Potter Connie Potter   See fewer
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Wallace Shawn
Furnaceman Furnaceman   See fewer
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Philip Bosco
Dr. Hofstader Dr. Hofstader   See fewer
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Colm Feore
Wilson Wilson   See fewer
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Edward Herrmann
Robert Payne Robert Payne   See fewer
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James Lally
Poindexter Poindexter   See fewer
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Harvey Atkin
Judge Fatale Judge Fatale   See fewer
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Al Waxman
Sheldon Hatchett Sheldon Hatchett   See fewer
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Hamish McEwan
Hansen Hansen   See fewer
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Jackie Richardson
Mrs. Steckler Mrs. Steckler   See fewer
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Barbara Eve Harris
E.R. Nurse E.R. Nurse   See fewer
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Conrad Coates
Dr. Miller Dr. Miller   See fewer
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Caroline Nielsen
Luscious Nurse Luscious Nurse   See fewer
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Gladys O'Connor
Bed One Bed One   See fewer
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Kay Hawtrey
Dr. Butz's Secretary Dr. Butz's Secretary   See fewer
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Don Carmody
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Kim Roberts
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Naomi Blicker
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Merwin Mondesir
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Bruce Hemmings
Orderly Orderly   See fewer
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Paul Brown
Insurance Man Insurance Man   See fewer
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Michael Colton
The Boy The Boy   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 1,634 votes