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Patch Adams

6 Ratings: 3.3
A movie directed by Tom Shadyac

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. … see full wiki

Tags: Movies, Dramas
Cast: Bob Gunton
Director: Tom Shadyac
Release Date: 1998
MPAA Rating: PG-13
3 reviews about Patch Adams
review by . March 16, 2001
posted in Movie Hype
Some people had a problem with the flesh of the film. Dont pick it apart ...that is not how movies work. If I, for instance, had this on dvd and it skipped back and forth from one scene in the beginning, then to the Donner scene, to the end, then yes, we could listen to the critics. BUT THAT AIN'T HOW IT WORKS- as we say in Alabama. Frankly from front to finish you will enjoy this movie, if you will just believe it. It happened. You will laugh you will cry, and may even be inspired.
review by . August 11, 2000
Pros: True Story; Touching the First Time; Robin Williams is GREAT!     Cons: Recycled Scenery; Can't Watch it More Than Once; I HATE Monica Potter; Nothing Really Outstanding (Except For Williams)     Hunter "Patch" Adams finds himself on the brink of suicide, so he checks himself into a mental institution. There, he is surrounded by all sorts of mental patients, including his roommate Rudy, who is absolutely terrified of the squirrels that only …
review by . August 11, 2000
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: True Story; Touching the First Time; Robin Williams is GREAT!     Cons: Recycled Scenery; Can't Watch it More Than Once; I HATE Monica Potter; Nothing Really Outstanding (Except For Williams)     Hunter "Patch" Adams finds himself on the brink of suicide, so he checks himself into a mental institution. There, he is surrounded by all sorts of mental patients, including his roommate Rudy, who is absolutely terrified of the squirrels that only …
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