Released on January 16 of 1987 in the USA, "Critical Condition" (also known as "Prognosi riservata") is a Comedy film directed by Michael Apted . Richard Pryor and Rachel Ticotin are starring, alongside Rubén Blades, Maria Cardinale, Joe Mantegna and Bob Dishy.
Guess who's playing doctor?
Who is the director of "Critical Condition":
Critical Condition was directed by Michael Apted, an English director, and producer.
Before making Critical Condition, Michael Apted had directed Firstborn, released in 1984, Gorky Park (1983), Continental Divide (1981), Coal Miner's Daughter (1980), Agatha (1979), and Stardust (1974). Since, he directed Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey, released in 1988, Class Action (1991), Thunderheart (1992), Blink (1994), Nell (1994), and Extreme Measures (1996).
When was "Critical Condition" released:
Critical Condition was first released in the United States on Friday, January 16, 1987. Another film released on Friday, January 16, 1987 is The Bedroom Window (dir. Curtis Hanson). This was thirty-two (32) years ago.
Who is at the casting of "Critical Condition":
At the casting of Critical Condition we find Richard Pryor, previously seen in Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986) and Brewster's Millions (1985); Rachel Ticotin (King of the Gypsies (1978)); Rubén Blades () [ more... ]
- Jon Polito and Rubén Blades, Joseph Ragno also worked together in Homeboy, released in 1988.
- Al White and Joseph Ragno, Jon Polito also worked together in Gangster Wars, released in 1981.
- Bob Dishy and Rachel Ticotin can be seen in Don Juan DeMarco, released in 1995.
- Bob Dishy and Joseph Ragno also worked together in A Fish in the Bathtub, released in 1999.
What is the Storyline of "Critical Condition":
Kevin Lenahan (Pryor) is a con man who is framed in a jewel robbery. In order to escape custody, he fakes insanity, then poses as surgeon Dr. Slattery at a local hospital when he switches places with the administrator Arthur Chambers (Joe Mantegna). During a flood and a power outage that follows, Kevin takes charge of the hospital and tries to maintain some order in his unorthodox way.
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