Playing God
Playing God (1997)

After L.A. doctor Eugene Sands operates while under the influence of drugs, his license is taken away. With his career in shambles, Sands is hired to treat criminals who need medical attention but don't want to put themselves in… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: June 16, 1998
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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Jarring and unpleasantly woozy.

Maitland McDonagh
Film Journal International

There's a lot of screaming and carrying on (this is, remember, a movie containing Russian gangsters), but there's a curious absence of weight to the performances.

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Another boring Pulp Fiction derivative - a copy of a copy of a copy.

Scott Weinberg

Falls comfortably in to the 'So bad it's good' category.

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Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

If you watch closely, you can spot the exact moment that David Duchovny's career ended.

Michael Dequina

Meanders within the territory of comedy, drama, thriller, and just about anything under the cinematic sun with very little rhyme and no apparent reason at all.

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
Michael Gildea
Horrible. Jolie aside, horrible.
Ina S
Nothing special, but entertaining.
Dann Michalski
The crime drama Playing God is a noir style film full of mystery and intrigue. The story follows Eugene Sands, a former surgeon that gets drawn into the life… More
Joseph Eastmond
I enjoyed this film, more than I expected, " Jolie" reprises her acting at the level we first had a glimpse of in "True Woman".