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Bad Medicine
Bad medicine.jpg
Promotional movie poster for the film
Directed by Harvey Miller
Produced by Arlene Sellers
Alex Winitsky
Written by Harvey Miller
Starring Steve Guttenberg
Alan Arkin
Julie Hagerty
Curtis Armstrong
Robert Romanus
Music by Lalo Schifrin
Cinematography Kelvin Pike
Editing by O. Nicholas Brown
John Jympson
Keith Palmer
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release dates November 22, 1985
Running time 98 min.
Country US
Language English
Box office $2,685,453 (USA) (sub-total)

Bad Medicine is a 1985 comedy film starring Steve Guttenberg, Alan Arkin, and Julie Hagerty. The film was written and directed by Harvey Miller, and was based on the novel Calling Dr. Horowitz, by Steven Horowitz, MD and Neil Offen.

The film was criticized for its negative ethnic stereotypes. Although the film is set "Somewhere in Central America," it was filmed entirely in Spain. It was released by 20th Century Fox, and was one of three 1985 films to feature Hagerty in a starring role, the others being Lost in America and Goodbye, New York.

Plot[edit]

Below-average pre-medical student Jeffrey Marx (Guttenberg), after being rejected by prestigious medical schools, is sent by his father (Bill Macy) to a seemingly sub-standard medical school in Central America. Jeffrey eventually discovers the plight of local villagers in need of medical assistance. With the help of fellow students (including romantic interest Hagerty), he illegally provides medical services to the villagers. Eventually, the school's authoritarian dean (Arkin) discovers the students' activities and decides to prosecute. However, the dean dismisses the charges at the urging of the villagers.

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