Patch Adams

Patch Adams (1998)

Laughter is contagious.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1998-12-25
  • User Rating: 7.304/10 from 2765 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
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The true story of Dr. Hunter "Patch" Adams, who in the 1970s found that humor is the best medicine, and was willing to do just anything to make his patients laugh—even if it meant risking his own career.

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    Production Debra Zane Casting
    Camera Phedon Papamichael Director of Photography
    Art Linda DeScenna Production Design
    Writing Steve Oedekerk Screenplay
    Directing Tom Shadyac Director
    Crew Scott Hill Visual Effects Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Judy L. Ruskin Costume Design
    Sound Marc Shaiman Original Music Composer
    Production Barry Kemp Producer
    Sound Jeff Carson Music Supervisor
    Camera Patrick Loungway Camera Operator
    Production Charles Newirth Producer
    Editing Don Zimmerman Editor
    Art James Nedza Art Direction
    Art Ric McElvin Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Cheri Minns Makeup Artist
    Sound Michael Hilkene Supervising Sound Editor
    Sound Odin Benitez Sound Effects Editor
    Sound Randall Guth Sound Effects Editor
    Writing Patch Adams Novel
    Production Mike Farrell Producer
    Production Marvin Minoff Producer
    Lighting Rafael E. Sánchez Gaffer
    Crew David Blitstein Special Effects Coordinator
    Sound Gaston Biraben Dialogue Editor
    Sound Jeff Atmajian Orchestrator
    Visual Effects Julia Frey Visual Effects Producer
    Sound Christopher T. Welch ADR Editor
    Camera Paul Sanchez First Assistant Camera
    Costume & Make-Up Mindy Hall Makeup Artist
    Camera Melinda Sue Gordon Still Photographer
    Costume & Make-Up Hallie D'Amore Makeup Artist
    Sound Dan O'Connell Foley Artist
    Sound Piero Mura Sound Effects Editor
    Sound John T. Cucci Foley Artist
    Sound Avram D. Gold Dialogue Editor
    Crew Guy T. Wiedmann Visual Effects Editor
    Visual Effects Jenny Fulle Visual Effects Producer
    Visual Effects Sheena Duggal Visual Effects Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Judith A. Cory Key Hair Stylist
    Crew Sam Richards CG Supervisor
    Camera Kim Marks Camera Operator
    Costume & Make-Up Karyn Huston Hairstylist
    Art Butch West Construction Coordinator
    Costume & Make-Up Catherine Childers Hairstylist
    Directing Carol DePasquale Script Supervisor
    Lighting Gary Dahlquist Rigging Gaffer
    Costume & Make-Up Mary C. Lane Costume Supervisor
    Art Ashley Fardys Art Department Coordinator
    Production Beau Bonneau Casting
    Production Kim Petrosky Casting
    Costume & Make-Up Nancy Servin Seamstress
    Sound Frank Bennett Orchestrator
    Camera Patrick McArdle First Assistant Camera
    Lighting Daryl Tucker Electrician