Playing God Movie Review 1996

Information and Film Reviews for Playing God the Movie

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Eugene (Duchovny), a disgraced junkie doctor who has lost his license, saves the life of a hood in a bar while trying to score more drugs. This brings him to the attention of Raymond (Hutton), the head of a counterfeiting and smuggling ring, who hires Eugene as his own personal emergency room. While patching up crooks so they don't get arrested at the hospital, Eugene develops more than a doctor-patient relationship with Raymond's pillow-lipped girlfriend Claire (Jolie). Things begin to get a little slicey and dicey for Eugene, until he saves the life of an undercover cop. While sufficiently bloody and nasty, flick tries too hard to be offbeat and hip.

Distribution

Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 500 S. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91521-1120, Toll-free: 800-723-4763, URL: http://www.bvhe.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 94 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Crime Drama, Anti-Heroes, Funny Money, Ethics & Morals, Femme Fatale, Doctors & Nurses
Screenplay
Mark Haskell Smith
Cast
Stacey Travis, David Duchovny, Timothy Hutton, Angelina Jolie, Michael Massee, Peter Stormare, Andrew Tiernan, John Hawkes, Gary Dourdan
Cinematography
Anthony B. Richmond
Director
Andy Wilson
Music
Richard Hartley
Producer
Laura Bickford, Armyan Bernstein, Thomas A. Bliss, Touchstone Pictures, Buena Vista

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