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.
Filmed partially at the University of North Carolina. Robin Williams did stand up comedy for some classes that were in session while filming.
Hunter Patch Adams:
Hey, how are you feeling, Frank? You feel better?
Fred Jarvis: Yeah, pretty good.
Hunter Patch Adams: Well, keep on your medication. You can never go wrong if you're a Marxist.
The level of the drink in Truman's glass changes between shots when he is talking to Patch.
$25,262,280 (USA) (27 December 1998)