Patch Adams
Ultimate Edition
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1998
Director: Tom Shadyac
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 025192-127823
Running time: 1:55 (115 Min.)
Casetype: Digipak
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen, Pan & Scan
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: July 24, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#1058)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 14, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 7 / 10
Review (video): 9 / 10
Overview
Academy Award®-winner* Robin Williams is Patch Adams – a doctor who believes in laughter as medicine and will do just about anything to make his patients laugh – even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story, Patch Adams combines sidesplitting humor with an inspiring story that transcends the traditional comedy.

*1997 Best Supporting Actor, Good Will Hunting
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Misc.
 • Profile Contributors
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 • US IMDb
Genres
Comedy
Drama
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Universal Pictures
 • Blue Wolf
 • Bungalow 78 Productions
Media Companies:
 • Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.0
French  Dolby Digital 5.0
English  DTS 5.1
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
English
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature (Widescreen)
2Main Feature (Pan & Scan)
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Deleted Scenes
 • Outtakes/Bloopers
 • Storyboard Comparisons
 • Gallery
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • DVD-ROM Content
Easter Eggs
Marc Shaiman’s complete isolated music score

Go to the “Special Features” from the main menu and there select the “Medical Value Of Laughter” documentary. At the bottom of the screen you will find a menu entry for the isolated score. Select it and then select “Play”.
Crew
Direction
Tom Shadyac....Director
Writing
Steve Oedekerk....Screenwriter
Hunter Doherty Adams....Original Material By
Maureen Mylander....Original Material By
Production
Marsha Garces Williams....Executive Producer
Tom Shadyac....Executive Producer
Barry Kemp....Producer
Mike Farrell....Producer
Marvin Minoff....Producer
Charles Newirth....Producer
Cinematography
Phedon Papamichael....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Don Zimmerman....Film Editor
Music
Marc Shaiman....Composer
Diane Warren....Song Writer
Sound
Nelson Stoll....Production Sound Mixer
Michael Hilkene....Supervising Sound Editor
Steve Maslow....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Gregg Landaker....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Judy Ruskin-Howell....Costume Designer
Linda DeScenna....Production Designer
Jim Nedza....Art Director
David Blitstein....Visual Effects
Mary Lane....Costume Designer
Hallie D'Amore....Make-up Artist
Cheri Minns....Make-up Artist
Mindy Hall....Make-up Artist
Special Visual Effects: Sony Pictures Imageworks
Sheena Duggal....Visual Effects
Cast
Robin Williams....Patch Adams
Daniel London....Truman
Monica Potter....Carin
Philip Seymour Hoffman....Mitch
Bob Gunton....Dean Walcott
Josef Sommer....Dr. Eaton
Irma P. Hall....Joletta
Frances Lee McCain....Judy
Harve Presnell....Dean Anderson
Daniella Kuhn....Adelane
Peter Coyote....Bill Davis
James Greene....Bile
Michael Jeter....Rudy
Harold Gould....Arthur Mendelson
Bruce Bohne....Trevor Beene
Harry Groener....Dr. Prack
Barry "Shabaka" Henley....Emmet
Steven Anthony Jones....Charlie
Richard Kiley....Dr. Titan
Douglas Roberts....Larry
Ellen Albertini Dow....Aggie
Alan Tudyk....Everton
Ryan Hurst....Neil
Peter Siiteri....Chessman
Don West....Instructor
Domenique Lozano....Passerby
Ralph Peduto....Organizer
Ken Hoffman....Big Texan
Roy Conrad....E.R. Doctor
Jay Jacobus....Jack Walton
Dot Marie Jones....Miss Meat
3rd Year Students
Geoff Fiorito
Samuel Sheng
Kathleen Stefano....Margery
Piers Mackenzie....Dr. Hashman
Alex Gonzalez....Hispanic Boy
Ismael "East" Carlo....Hispanic Father
Jake Bowen....Bryan
Children's Ward Patients
Cameron Brooke Stanley
Jamieson G. Downes
Jena Marie Thomas
Wesley G. Haines
Aaron Alexander
Amadeius Cheadle
David Cooper
Peter Idiart
Tim Johnson
Kate Keith
Alberto Rocha
Domonique Tate
Joseph Trefry
Psych Patients
Richard J. Silberg
William Joseph Scharff
James Anthony Cotton
Michael Rae Sommers
Howard Allison Williams
David Fine
James Carraway
J. Stephen Coyle
Wanda McCaddon....Woman In Lobby
WandaChristine....Nurse Klegg
Lorri Holt....Pediatric Nurse
Stephanie Smith....Laughing Nurse
Mary DeLorenzo....Nurse
Vivis....Hysterical Woman
Donna Kimball....Waitress
Norman Alden....Truck Driver
Lydell M. Cheshier....Younger Man
Older Waitresses
Diane Amos
Sonya Eddy
Kelvin Yee....Orderly
Doreen Chou Croft....Asian Woman
Bill Roberson....Fred Jarvis
Randy Oglesby....Pinstriped Man
Vilma Vitanza....Maria
Bonnie Johnson....Walcott's Secretary
Helen Tourtillott....Feeble Woman
Christine Pineda....Hispanic Girl
Karen Michel....Mrs. Davis
James Allen....Ed
Katherine A. Fitzhugh....Mrs. O'Bannon
Davis Sons
Kyle Timothy Smith
Jonathan Holder
Receptionists
Renee Rogers
Shanón Orrock
Don Rizzo....Minister
Boardroom Doctors
George Lee Masters
Daniel P. Hannafin
Roger W. Durrett
Gynecologists
Richard C. Adkins
Ralph David Westfall
Bob Feaster
Thom McIntyre
Alfred Salley
Michael Kennedy
Adam Bryant....Robin Williams' Stand-In
Galen Black....Student (uncredited)
Patricia M. Fairchild....Patient (uncredited)
Alan Home....Main Wiener (uncredited)
Brian Rice....Dr. Wilson S. Anders (uncredited)
Jonathan Schancupp....Man (uncredited)