The Good Doctor
The Good Doctor (2012)

Martin Blake (Orlando Bloom) is an ambitious but anxious young doctor, eager to impress his superiors and colleagues: Chief Resident Waylans (Rob Morrow), self-assured fellow intern Dan (Troy Garity) and no-nonsense nurse Theresa (Taraji P.… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 31, 2012
DVD Release Date: December 17, 2012
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Critic Score: 66% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ian Buckwalter
The Atlantic

Wants to be a twisty nail-biter, but never creates much suspense or surprise.

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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times

Targeting age-old English class consciousness, not contemporary American healthcare woes, the movie is a shrewd commentary on careerism and status.

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Scott Weinberg

An intermittently fascinating character study about a plain man who does evil things for selfish reasons.

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Richard Roeper

Orlando Bloom gives one of his most interesting performances; It's a creepy, effectively chilling piece of work.

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Sara Stewart
New York Post

Whether you take it as a comment on our rote acceptance of authority figures or just a deliciously creepy character study, you'll come away from "The Good Doctor" wanting to keep religiously eating that apple a day.

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Richard Haridy

...the picture never pushes the creepiness of Bloom's doctor far enough to make the experience wholly effective but it's fun to watch Bloom stretch his legs in a sinister role.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

Its meaning is unclear. Its vital signs are shaky. And before long, the whole frail thing's on life support, just begging for somebody to pull the plug.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

If "The Good Doctor" isn't a bad movie, it tells only half the story.

Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

A solidly constructed little character study of dark romantic bloom commingled with slipping-knot mental instability.

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
This was a thrilling and disturbing film. Orlando Bloom's portrayal of the good doctor was haunting and intriguing. Michael Pena's approach was… More
Philip Price
Orlando Bloom is an interesting case. He has always come off as a prestigious type of actor who peaked early and has since been unable to deliver a successful… More
Glenn Gaylord
If Orlando Bloom were an unknown actor making his movie debut here, I would TOTALLY tell him, "Dude, you gotta use this for your reel!" He comes… More
Sol C
The film was ok, but could have been so much better. They had a good idea for a film, but didn't execute it correctly. They needed a rewrite. The first… More