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Patch Adams
Directed by:
Tom Shadyac

Starring Robin Williams, Daniel London, Monica Potter, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bob Gunton and Josef Sommer, "Patch Adams" is a Comedy/Drama film directed by Tom Shadyac, and written by Steve Oedekerk (screenplay), released on October 21 of 1998 in the USA.

Based On A True Story.

Who is the director of "Patch Adams":

Patch Adams was directed by Tom Shadyac, an American producer, director, actor, and writer.

Before Patch Adams, Tom Shadyac had directed Liar Liar, released in 1997, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994). Since, he directed Dragonfly, released in 2002, Bruce Almighty (2003), Evan Almighty (2007), I Am (2010).

When was "Patch Adams" released:

Patch Adams was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, October 21, 1998.. This was twenty (20) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, March 12, 1999 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, April 07, 1999 in France; Thursday, March 25, 1999 in Australia; Friday, March 19, 1999 in Japan and on Friday, February 26, 1999 in Spain.

What is the casting of "Patch Adams":

At the casting of Patch Adams we find Robin Williams, previously seen in Good Will Hunting (1997) and Flubber (1997); Daniel London (Famous (2000), Four Dogs Playing Poker (2000)); Monica Potter (Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence (1998), A Cool, Dry Place (1998)) [ more... ]

  • Josef Sommer and Philip Seymour Hoffman also appeared together in Nobody's Fool, released in 1994.
  • Robin Williams and Michael Jeter also appeared together in Jakob the Liar, released in 1999.
  • Harve Presnell and Bruce Bohne also appeared in Fargo, released in 1996.
  • Bruce Bohne and Harve Presnell also appeared in Julian Po, released in 1997.

What is the Storyline of "Patch Adams":

Hunter Adams (Robin Williams) commits himself into a mental institution. Once there, he finds that using humor to help his fellow inmates gives him a purpose in life. Because of this he wants to become a medical doctor and two years later enrolls at the Medical College of Virginia (now known as VCU School of Medicine) as the oldest first year student. He questions the school's soulless approach to medical care and clashes with the school's Dean Walcott (Bob Gunton), who believes that doctors must treat [...]

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