Patch Adams

Patch Adams (1998)

Laughter is contagious

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1998-12-25
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 1900 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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Patch Adams is a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humour is the best medicine and he's willing to do just anything to make his patients laugh—even if it means risking his own career.

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  • Robin Williams

    as Hunter 'Patch' Adams
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman

    as Mitch Roman
  • Bob Gunton

    as Dean Walcott
  • Peter Coyote

    as Bill Davis
  • Michael Jeter

    as Rudy
  • Monica Potter

    as Carin
  • Harve Presnell

    as Dean Anderson
  • Daniel London

    as Truman
  • Josef Sommer

    as Dr. Eaton
  • Irma P. Hall

    as Joletta
  • Frances Lee McCain

    as Judy
  • Daniella Kuhn

    as Adelane
  • James Greene

    as Bile
  • Harold Gould

    as Arthur Mendelson
  • Bruce Bohne

    as Trevor Beene
  • Harry Groener

    as Dr. Prack
  • Barry Shabaka Henley

    as Emmet
  • Steven Anthony Jones

    as Charlie
  • Richard Kiley

    as Dr. Titan
  • Douglas Roberts

    as Larry
  • Ellen Albertini Dow

    as Aggie
  • Alan Tudyk

    as Everton
  • Ryan Hurst

    as Neil
  • Peter Siteri

    as Chess Man
  • Don West

    as Instructor
  • Greg Sestero

    as Jaime (Monica Potter's brother)
  • Jason Aaron Baca

    as Patch Pirate
  • Ismael "East" Carlo

    as Hispanic Father
  • Diane Amos

    as Older Waitress
  • Andy Arness

    as Orderly (uncredited)
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