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Universal City, CA : Universal, c1999.
Collector's ed. ; widescreen version.
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.0 surround.
Includes English and dubbed French language soundtracks.
Robin Williams, Monica Potter, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bob Gunton, Daniel London, Peter Coyote.
Screenplay, Steve Oedekerk ; producers, Barry Kemp ... [et al.] ; director, Tom Shadyac ; director of photography, Phedon Papamichael ; film editor, Don Zimmerman ; music, Marc Shaiman.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
MPAA rating: PG-13.
Patch Adams is a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like other doctors. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh-- even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story.
Special features: director's commentary ; the medicinal value of laughter documentary ; outtakes ; theatrical trailer ; bios ; film highlights ; weblinks.
MW, 7-08; 9-14(add)