The Doctor


2h 3m 1991

Brief Synopsis

A contemporary urban drama about a doctor with a terrible bedside manner who learns he has cancer, becomes a patient himself and through his illness he comes to terms with his own humanity.

Film Details

Also Known As
Docteur, Le, Doctor, Le Docteur
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Drama
Medical
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Jack Wolpa
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
San Francisco, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Reno, Nevada, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 3m

Synopsis

A contemporary urban drama about a doctor with a terrible bedside manner who learns he has cancer, becomes a patient himself and through his illness he comes to terms with his own humanity.

Crew

Mohammad Abdullah

Production Assistant

Ken Adam

Production Designer

Letitzia Adam

Thanks

Laurie Anderson

Song

Laurie Anderson

Song Performer

Mary Andrews

Adr Editor

Brian W Armstrong

Assistant Camera Operator

Noah Austin

Prosthetics

Ross Bagdasarian

Song

Kirk E Bales

Dolly Grip

Lori A Balton

Location Manager

Chuck Barnett

Assistant

Bob Baron

Adr Mixer

Mychael Bates

On-Set Dresser

Margo Baxley

Costume Supervisor

Ken Beauchene

Boom Operator

George Berndt

Adr Supervisor

Stu Bernstein

Sound Editor

Matt Billet

Production Assistant

Danna Blesser

Production Associate

Cathryn Blum

Liaison

Sugar-ginger Blymyer

Hair Stylist

Sue Bokobza

Production Accountant

Gary Bourgeois

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Arthur M Brewer

Special Effects Foreman

Jimmy Buffett

Song

Jimmy Buffett

Song Performer

Ramon Cabrera

Song

Mychael Carrillo

Assistant Property Master

Carl J Cassara

On-Set Dresser

Michael Castellano

Costumes

Robert Caswell

Screenplay

Frank Ceglia

Special Effects Coordinator

Matthew T Clancy

Thanks

Donna Cline

Advisor

Michael Convertino

Music

Kenneth J Creber

Assistant Art Director

Bob Crewe

Song

Kathleen Curtin

Advisor

Robert Dawson

Titles

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Heather Debenedictis

Production Assistant

Megan Derry

Production Assistant

Willie Dixon

Song Performer

Willie Dixon

Song

Shirley Dolle

Hair Stylist

Joe Dorn

Foley Editor

Michael Dressel

Foley Editor

Sally J Duerr

Production Assistant

William J Durrell

Art Director

Leonard Engelman

Makeup Artist

Joe English

Prosthetics

Jerry Enright

Lighting

Barry Esrig

Advisor

Ross Eto

Advisor

Edward Feldman

Executive Producer

Gary Fettis

Set Decorator

Richard Foreman

Photography

Lisa Fruchtman

Editor

Bob Gaudio

Song

Martin K Gelbard

Medic

Hank Giardina

Other

Elsie Giorgi

Thanks

Julie Lynn Glick

Costumes

Michael S Glick

Unit Production Manager

Michael S Glick

Coproducer

Gerry Goffin

Song

Bruce Green

Editor

Steven Gundry

Advisor

Casey Harris Jr.

Assistant Property Master

M Todd Henry

Camera Operator

Ellen Heuer

Foley Artist

Myra L Hill

Transportation Coordinator

Martin L Hopp

Thanks

Eric A Hulett

On-Set Dresser

Kurt Hulett

On-Set Dresser

Edie Ichioka

Assistant Editor

Sandy Isaac

Production Associate

Adam Jenkins

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Donald Kaeding

On-Set Dresser

Debra Kahn

Assistant Editor

Robert Kaiser

Color Timer

Artie Kane

Music Conductor

Joann Kane

Other

Cary Kaufman

Medic

Carole King

Song

Jonathan Klein

Foley Editor

Robin Knight

Key Grip

Bob Kozicki

Dga Trainee

David Kulczycki

Sound Editor

Dennis Kuneff

Best Boy Grip

Hillel Lachs

Thanks

Joan Lafontaine

Assistant

Susan Schelling Long

Advisor

Joseph E Lotito

Production Assistant

Kacy Lyn Magedman

Production Assistant

Dennis Maguire

Assistant Director

Cindy Marty

Sound Editor

Jim Matheny

Sound Editor

Thomas E Miligan

Assistant Camera Operator

Scott Millan

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Merrick Morton

Photography

Matthew W. Mungle

Makeup Artist

Patrick Murray

Lighting Technician

John Neufeld

Original Music

Loren Nickloff

Construction Coordinator

Dan O'connell

Foley Artist

Greg Orloff

Foley Mixer

Michael Orloff

Casting Associate

Vincent Palmo

Production Assistant

Rodger Pardee

Sound Editor

Clayton Patchett

Advisor

Eric Pinczower

Advisor

Michelle Pleis

Sound

Keith Polk

Advisor

Janice Polley

Location Manager

Guillermo Portabales

Song Performer

Fabienne Rawley

Associate Editor

Charlene Richards

Adr Mixer

Blair Richwood

Assistant

Kristin Rusk Robinson

Assistant

Howard Rose

Assistant Camera Operator

Edward E Rosenbaum

Book As Source Material

Jerry Ross

Sound Editor

Timothy A Rote

Transportation Captain

Carol Sagusti

Assistant Production Coordinator

David Ralph Sakai

Sound

June Samson

Script Supervisor

Van Scarboro

Video

David N Schrager

Assistant Director

John Seale

Director Of Photography

Randy Singer

Foley Mixer

Frank Smathers

Sound Editor

Richard C Smock

Rigging Gaffer

Lynn Stalmaster

Casting

Reilly Steele

Adr Mixer

Armin Steiner

Music

James Stellar

Assistant Editor

Alicia M Stevenson

Foley Artist

Carol D Sutton

Advisor

William Sutton

Grip

Katherine Swanson

Accounting Assistant

Jim Tanenbaum

Sound Mixer

Laura Tateishi

Production Coordinator

John Joseph Thomas

Sound

Joe I Tompkins

Costume Designer

Ken Wannberg

Music Editor

Leslie Weir

Costumes

Hugo Weng

Sound Editor

Kathleen Renee White

Production Assistant

Michael Wilmot

Foreman

Jeff Winn

Craft Service

Jack Wolpa

Cable Operator

Rick A Young

Property Master

Laura Ziskin

Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
Docteur, Le, Doctor, Le Docteur
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Drama
Medical
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Jack Wolpa
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
San Francisco, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Reno, Nevada, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 3m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer July 24, 1991

Re-released in United States January 17, 1992

Released in United States on Video March 18, 1992

Released in United States 1991

Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival September 27 - October 6, 1991.

Completed shooting February 27, 1991.

Began shooting November 19, 1990.

Warren Beatty and Richard Dreyfuss were each considered for the William Hurt role.

Release expanded in USA August 23, 1991.

Release expanded in USA September 13, 1991.

Release expanded in USA August 2, 1991.

Release expanded in USA August 16, 1991.

Release expanded in USA September 6, 1991.

Release expanded in USA August 30, 1991.

Released in United States Summer July 24, 1991

Re-released in United States January 17, 1992 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video March 18, 1992

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival September 27 - October 6, 1991.)