Signature Collection
Patch Adams
Dolby Digital
Digital Sound CX Encoded *
Dolby Surround
PG-13 MPAA cc
2.35:1
Run Time: 116 min
Color
3 Sides
Chapter Stops
Table of Contents
Catalog No: 44421
Suggested List Price: $34.98
Issued: July 27, 1999
Signature Collection Special Edition Features
Presented in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio of the original 35 millimeter anamorphic theatrical prints
Features 5.0 channel Dolby Digital (AC-3) soundtrack (feature film only)
Running audio commentary by director Tom Shadyac
The Medical Value of Laughter, an original documentary featuring interviews with director Tom Shadyac, cast members Robin Williams and Monica Potter, producer Mike Farrell and the real Dr. "Patch" Adams.
Outtakes
Theatrical Trailer
Special bonus: Marc Shaiman's musical score on analog tracks during the documentary
* CX Encoding on supplemental material only.

Synopsis:
Patch Adams (Robin Williams) is studying to be a doctor at the Medical College of Virginia. He begins to entertain hospital patients at bedside in defiance of the strict rule prohibiting such contact before the third year. His outrageous antics put him in conflict with the stuffy medical establishment, particularly the dean of the med school. Although Patch has high grades, the dean declares him not cut out to be a doctor and accuses him of practicing medicine without a license. Patch's graduation and future as a doctor are at risk because of his firm belief that laughter is contagious.

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