Terminal Choice (1985)

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In an uneasy blend of sci fi computer hokum and human miscreants at work, this story of suspicious deaths in a hospital is ominous on various counts but not likely to keep tension high-strung. Dr. Frank Holt (Joe Spano) has already had one malpractice suit that cost him a job, so when one of his patients dies under odd circumstances he is particularly interested in finding out why -- especially when that one case is followed by others. His former lover Anna (Diane Venora) is called in, along with the hospital's attorney (Don Francks) to help investigate the deaths and discover their cause. Meanwhile, it is slowly revealed that unethical staff are placing bets on the patients' diagnoses and how long they will live. When a good friend of Dr. Holt's becomes seriously ill, he is certain these deaths are not of natural causes, and the investigation heats up. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi
Rating:
R
Genre:
Drama , Horror , Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
In Theaters:
 wide
Runtime:

Cast

Robert Joy
as Dr. Harvey Rimmer
Joe Spano
as Dr. Frank Holt
Ellen Barkin
as Mary O'Connor
Clark Johnson
as Radiologist
Diane Venora
as Anna Lang
David McCallum
as Dr. Giles Dodson
Nicholas Campbell
as Henderson
Monica Parker
as Nurse Mercer
Tom Harvey
as Dr. Warren
Clare Coulter
as Nurse Barton
Chapelle Jaffe
as Mrs. Dodson
Chas Lawther
as Kingsley's son-in-law
Heidi von Palleske
as student nurse
James Kidnie
as Dr. Kline
Don Francks
as Chauncey Rand
Cheryl Wilson
as Heather
Kurt Schiegl
as Mr. Schultz
Eric Fink
as head waiter
Martha Gibson
as Kingsley's Daughter
Marilyn Boyle
as E. R. nurse
Fred Lee Own
as Mr. Ling
Les Rubie
as Miles Kingsley
Sandra Warren
as Nurse Tipton
Ingri Izzard
as radio disc jockey
Gaye McDonald
as Lady in Restaurant
Monique Savarin
as Miss Kelsey
Gilles Sayard
as radiologist
Bob Sher
as radio announcer
Fred Toshoff
as Paramedic
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A disturbing overlooked gory medical thriller.

Full Review… | June 3, 2015
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