The Hospital
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Directed by Arthur Hiller from the second of three Academy Award-winning screenplays by Paddy Chayefsky, The Hospital is a black comedy centering on Dr. Herbert Bock (George C. Scott), a bitter, suicidal surgeon. While patients at the hospital die left and right due to the extreme carelessness and ineptness of the staff that surrounds him, the lonely Bock finds himself falling for Barbara (Diana Rigg), the daughter of Edmund (Barnard Hughes), a patient. Meanwhile, a mysterious killer has begun stalking the hospital, taking out staff members. In addition to Chayefsky's Oscar win, The… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This darkly humorous satire of an urban hospital is probably the only decent movie that Arthur Hiller had directed, benefiting from Chayefsky's Oscar winning script."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Ham-handed satire, but effective with great lead performances."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"It was hard to come out of The Hospital feeling all that well."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Another towering performance by the great George C. Scott highlights this scathing satire of the medical field."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
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