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Patch Adams
Patch Adams.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Tom Shadyac
Produced by Mike Farrell
Barry Kemp
Marvin Minoff
Charles Newirth
Marsha Garces Williams
Screenplay by Steve Oedekerk
Based on
Starring Robin Williams
Monica Potter
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Bob Gunton
Daniel London
Peter Coyote
Music by Marc Shaiman
Cinematography Phedon Papamichael Jr.
Edited by Don Zimmerman
Blue Wolf
Bungalow 78 Productions
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
December 25, 1998 (1998-12-25)
Running time
115 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $90 million
Box office $202,292,902

Patch Adams is a 1998 American semi-biographical comedy-drama movie directed by Tom Shadyac. It stars Robin Williams. It is based on the life story of Dr. Hunter "Patch" Adams and the book Gesundheit: Good Health is a Laughing Matter by Adams and Maureen Mylander. Besides having mixed reviews,[1] the movies was a box-office success, grossing over twice its budget in the United States alone.


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