Playing God (1997)

R  |   |  Crime, Thriller, Drama

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Stripped of his medical license after performing an operation while high on amphetamines, famed LA surgeon Dr Eugene Sands abandons his former life only to find himself crossing paths with ...See full summary »


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David Duchovny plays a doctor asked by a criminal to help his friend. Duchovny says "He's dead." Pointing a gun at Duchovny, the criminal says, "Well, fix him!" Duchovny responds, "I'll see what I can do." Twenty years earlier, in A Bridge Too Far (1977), James Caan plays a soldier who takes a ... ...


Eugene: Who was it that said, When a doctor sees a man, he doesn't see good or evil, only sick or healthy?


During the car chase with the three Range Rovers the front and rear lettering on the vehicles intermittently appears and disappears.


Plot Summary


Crime | Thriller | Drama


Release Date:

17 October 1997


English, Russian

Country of Origin


Box Office


$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,937,374 (USA) (17 October 1997)


$4,052,347 (USA) (7 November 1997)

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