About

Patch Adams is a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humour is the best medicine and he's willing to do just anything to make his patients laugh—even if it means risking his own career.

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Directed by

Tom Shadyac

Written by

Steve Oedekerk (Screenplay)
Patch Adams (Novel)

Runtime

115 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Laughter is contagious

Cast

Keywords

nurse hospital doctor laughter

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score