PG-13 | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The true story of a heroic man, Hunter "Patch" Adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people. He ventured where no doctor had ventured before, using humour and pathos.
The real Patch Adams appears in the scene where the medical school staff returns with the verdict. He sits right behind Robin Williams.
Lesbian, airhead, ballbuster, whichever one of these disgusts you the most, take your pick. Please spread the word: I'm not here to date. I'm not here to flirt. I'm here to study.
At the Gesundheit Institute, one of the patients is watching the Marx Brothers film Duck Soup (1933). But the audio track doesn't match the portion of the film shown on the television screen.
$25,262,280 (USA) (27 December 1998)