Critical Care

(1997)

Overview

Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million estate? Meanwhile, Werner must contend with his nutty supervisor, who insists that he only care for patients with full insurance. Can Werner sidestep the hospital's legal team and do what's best for the patient?

  1. Sidney Lumet

    Director

  2. Richard Dooling

    Novel

  3. Steven Schwartz

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. James Spader

    James Spader

    Dr. Werner Ernst

  2. Kyra Sedgwick

    Kyra Sedgwick

    Felicia Potter

  3. Helen Mirren

    Helen Mirren

    Stella

  4. Albert Brooks

    Albert Brooks

    Dr. Butz

  5. Anne Bancroft

    Anne Bancroft

    Nun

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Critical Care
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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 31, 1997
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 47m

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