10- Dr. T & The Women
Dr. Sullivan Travis, Richard Gere is a rich and successful Dallas gynecologist whose "religion" is women. In his immediate family and in his office, they surround him. He is loving and giving to each and every one at all times; he is their savior and would have it no other way. And as in the story of Job, one day a higher force decides to test his faith. Once a man in complete control of his universe, Dr. T now finds himself buffeted by chaos and confusion. The doctor of choice for the city's society elite, Dr. T is steadily losing ground to his overbooked scheduled. His home life starts to boil over with his zealous wife, Farrah Fawcett, planning their daughter's wedding. Adding to the chaos, Dr. T's champagne-loving sister-in-law Peggy, Laura Dern has moved in with her three kids. Overwhelmed, Dr. T begins spending more time at his country club's golf course, adding a new woman to his life; an easy-going golf pro. This burgeoning affair further adds to the whirlwind of confusion surrounding him.
This Romantic/Comedy is rated R for graphic nudity and some sexuality.
Aside from Gere, Fawcett and Dern the ensemble cast includes Helen Hunt, Shelly Long, Tara Reid, Kate Hudson, Liv Tyler, Robert Hays, Matt Malloy, Andy Richter and Lee Grant. (YES, its got LOTS n’ LOTS of stars!).
The movie, directed by Robert Altman and written by Anne Rapp, was released by Artisan.
The movie’s running time is 2 hours and 1 minute.
In it’s second week out the movie slipped down to number 10 and grossed $2,500,000, earning it a total of $34,800,000.
Altman has said of his movie: ''It's a movie about chaos,'' Altman says. ''It might feel a little over the top, but it's not such a stretch from real life.''.
Watch out for a surprise ending! – Albawaba.com.
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