Patch Adams Reviews

September 1, 2017
The pat manipulation of emotions comes with a dangerously high level of saccharin. But anyone who's ever felt aggrieved by impersonal treatment from the medical establishment will enjoy Williams's system-bucking antics.
June 18, 2002
March 3, 2002
The true story of a Virginia medical student who breaks all the rules by daring to proclaim that the best medicine for patients is love, laughter and play.
January 1, 2001
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
a genuine, heartwarming crowd pleaser, although director Tom Shadyac can be seen disgorging heapings of sentimental claptrap over this biographical landscape.
January 1, 2000
A movie of depth and delight!
January 1, 2000
Williams tries his best with the lines he's given, but they make up a sermon that we and every other character is simply bludgeoned with.
January 1, 2000
Intenta hacerle ver al pblico lo importante de las relaciones humanas entre doctor y paciente
January 1, 2000
The film may get sappy at times and come off as over-sentimentalized at others, but for the most part it's an engaging, funny and touching story.
January 1, 2000
Director Tom Shadyac and screenwriter Steve Oedekerk have sleekly outfitted a sudsy feel-good formula into an entertaining holiday comic tear-gusher.
January 1, 2000
Though both Williams and the film stray into some questionable areas of humor, he succeeds quite nicely at pulling it off.
January 1, 2000
A sure-fire crowd-pleaser!
January 1, 2000
Involving and emotionally fulfilling, if quite a bit over-sentimental.
January 1, 2000
A perfectly fine, play-it-safe vehicle for Robin Williams that showcases both his great gift for improvisational comedy and his ability to make a heartfelt connection.