Terminal Choice (1985) - Rotten Tomatoes

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

Cast

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

Full Review… | June 4, 2015
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