Release Date: 1998
DVD Release Date: July 17th, 2001
PG-13 |1 hr 55 minPlot Summary
After struggling with depression in a mental hospital, Hunter "Patch" Adams (Robin Williams) decides he wants to become a doctor. He enrolls at Virginia Medical University but is disillusioned by the school's clinical perspective on patient care. With the aid of a wealthy friend, Adams opens his own medical clinic for those without insurance. He forms a deep bond with fellow medical student Carin Fisher (Monica Potter) before a tragedy causes Adams to re-evaluate his approach.
Director: Tom Shadyac
Genres: Comedy drama
Production Co: Universal/Universal Int