Coma (1978)

Imagine your life hangs by a thread. Imagine your body hangs by a wire. Imagine you're not imagining.

  • Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Drama
  • Release Date: 1978-01-06
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 162 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 53min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United States of America
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A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that looks after them. The young doctor suspects there is more to this than meets the eye.

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  • Geneviève Bujold

    as Dr. Susan Wheeler
  • Michael Douglas

    as Dr. Mark Bellows
  • Elizabeth Ashley

    as Mrs. Emerson
  • Richard Widmark

    as Dr. Harris
  • Rip Torn

    as Dr. George
  • Lois Chiles

    as Nancy Greenly
  • Hari Rhodes

    as Dr. Morelind
  • Gary Barton

    as Computer Technician
  • Frank Downing

    as Kelly
  • Alan Haufrect

    as Dr. Marcus
  • Lance LeGault

    as Vince
  • Michael MacRae

    as Chief Resident
  • Betty McGuire

    as Nurse
  • Tom Selleck

    as Sean Murphy
  • Joanna Kerns

    as Diane
  • Ed Harris

    as Pathology Resident #2
  • Richard Doyle

    as Jim
  • Benny Rubin

    as Mr. Schwartz
  • Charles Siebert

    as Dr. Goodman
  • Martin Speer

    as Surgical Resident
  • Nicholas Worth

    as Patterson Institute Chief of Security (uncredited)
Directing Michael Crichton Director
Writing Michael Crichton Screenplay
Writing Robin Cook Novel
Production Martin Erlichman Producer
Sound Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
Camera Victor J. Kemper Director of Photography
Editing David Bretherton Editor