Kenneth buff reviews the robin williams film, patch adams. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing patch adams near you read reviews and buy movie tickets in advance. Patch adams (1998) information at internet movie database hollywood jesus visual review meeting patch again for the first time: purity and compassion in marcus borg, the gospel of ma rk, and patch adams, jeffrey l staley, seattle university. The true story of a heroic man, hunter patch adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people 22 of 29 people found this review. Ironically, what i was most excited about seeing in patch adams is what eventually left me feeling cheated by it in the end after seeing the trailers, i knew i was going to get robin williams playing that lovably.
Patch adams is the remarkable true story about a man determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people the medical community though do not like his methods of healing the sick patients, even though everyone else appreciates and enjoys what he does as he is the only one who can do so. This is my take on the 1998 film, patch adams. Watch patch adams movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on tvguidecom. Hunter doherty patch adams (born may 28, 1945) is an american physician, comedian, social activist, clown, and author he founded the gesundheit institute in 1971.
Is patch adams family friendly find out only at movieguide the family and christian guide to movie reviews and entertainment news. Introduction the movie, patch adams, (universal studios, 1998) is based on the life a dr patch adamsa man who believes that the most revolutionary act one can commit in our world is to be happy (from his biography on internationalspeakerscom. Patch adams movie reviews & metacritic score: robin williams is patch adams - a doctor who believes in laughter as medicine and will do just about anything t. Patch adams movie reviews and ratings -showtimescom rating of 474 out of 5 stars.
Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for patch adams / what dreams may come (double feature) at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Patch adams has said: the most revolutionary act one can commit in our world is to be happy speaking right to the heart, this movie raises up joy as a way of life and passion as a foundational element in zeal. Based on the real-life story of dr hunter patch adams, this 1998 film begins with adams (robin williams) committing himself to a mental institution after contemplating suicide while there, adams realizes how lonely many of the patients are and finds a purpose to his life in helping them by. Patch adams movie reflection patch adams is a very touching, sad yet inspiring story where you can learn a lot of lessons it is a story about hunter adams who committed himself to an asylum for being suicidal. Imdb and even rotten tomatoes gets votes,reviews from the user,so when more people likes obviously it will get more ratings patch adams movie you may like so much.
Hunter patch adams comes to the darkest point of his life and discovers the hope of his calling to help people after attempting suicide, hunter patch adams commits himself to a mental hospital it is here that patch, as he prefers, learns how to look past the obvious he discovers the best. Audience reviews for patch adams does a great job as well as his love interest even if in real life her character was a male and had no affection for patch in the love sense she does a good. Our take: 75 out of 10 in a role that seems as if it were written specifically for him, robin williams pretty much hits all of the right notes in patch adams. Volunteer, donate, read reviews for gesundheit institute in arlington, va plus similar nonprofits and charities related to general hospitals, health patch adams.
Shamelessly sappy and emotionally manipulative, patch adams is an aggressively heartwarming comedy-drama that may be roasted by critics but embraced by ticketbuyers. The real hunter patch adams was a late sixties med school rebel having spent time as a teen in a mental institution, he determined to change the inhuman approach to medicine with such insane ideas like treating patients as people, not as numbers and charts, and using laughter as a complement to medicine. Patch adams is a great movie to use with students who are involved in service experiences or learning about social justice reflection questions are included in this resource that works well with students patch adams is a great movie to use with students it is the fact-based story of hunter patch. (cnn) -- okay, time to put on the gloves, dammit, and i'm not the least bit happy about it i just got done watching the latest robin williams smarm-alarm, patch adams, so i'm in a fighting mood.