Doug's a concierge at a luxury hotel on Manhattan. He saves all his tips towards his plan for a hotel. A potential investor seduces the girl, Doug loves, with false promises of leaving his wife. Doug's dilemma: hotel project or girl?
Michael J. Fox,
After a tragic car accident that kills his wife, a man discovers he can communicate with the dead to con people. However, when a demonic spirit appears, he may be the only one who can stop it from killing the living and the dead.
Michael J. Fox,
Benjamin Stone is a young doctor driving to L.A., where he is interviewing for a high-paying job as a plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills. He gets off the highway to avoid a traffic jam, but gets lost and ends up crashing into a fence in the small town of Grady. He is sentenced to 32 hours of community service at the local hospital. All he wants is to serve the sentence, get his car fixed and get moving, but gradually the locals become attached to the new doctor, and he falls for the pretty ambulance driver, Lou. Will he leave?Written by
Sami Al-Taher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
When this film was released on VHS in late 1991, two previews that preceded the start of the movie were for Danny DeVito's film Other People's Money (1991) and for Christina Applegate's film Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991). Michael J. Fox co-starred with both DeVito and Applegate in Tim Burton's science fiction comedy Mars Attacks! (1996). See more »
In delivering the baby, Stone reverses a breech birth, yet the first appendage he grabs is a leg. See more »
For its reruns on the Nine Network in Australia, four scenes have been edited:
-The line "I'm so fucked" was removed, and so was all following dialogue in the court scene.
-In the dream scene, they cut a silhouette of Julie Warner nude, where one nipple was visible.
-They cut most shots of Julie Warner nude after emerging from the lake, to remove the sight of her bare breasts.
-They cut the line "Now I'm sending him to Athens General. You're his regular fucking doctor, you get your fat ass out of bed, get down there and go with him."
Presumably this is because it is usually shown as an afternoon movie and such a scene is not appropriate for this time of day. A detailed comparison of the uncut version and the edited version can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3m020R8pdis See more »
The title immediately put me off. The star, Michael J Fox immediately put me off. But once I got past those 2 major obstacles and settled in, I found a little gem of a movie.
Fox's young doctor, all full of spit and vinegar, sets off across country to medical nirvana: a highly sought position in a prestigious Beverly Hills plastic surgery practice. On the way, Doc Hollywood is waylaid in definitive small town USA, Grady Ga. on the cusp of the annual squash festival.
Am I boring you? Likely, but this film is never boring, a character driven comedy with superlative performances in each and every nook and cranny-particularly David Ogden Stiers (no Maj Winchester here) and Barnard Hughes. Woody Harrelson and Bridget Fonda have smallish parts. Even George Hamilton is bearable in a cameo.
Liked it so much, I headed out to find director Michael Caton-Jones previous effort, Memphis Belle.
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