Patch Adams

After spending time in a mental institution, a man decides to become a doctor, hypothesizing that humor will improve patients’ quality of life.

Tags: Best Biographical Movies, Best Comedy Movies, Best Drama Movies, Best English Biographical Movies, Best English Comedy Movies, Best English Drama Movies, Biographical Movies, Comedy Movies, English Biographical Movies, English Comedy Movies, English Drama Movies, English Movies, Good English Movies, Good Movies, Top Box Office Movies, Top English Box Office Movies

Additional information

Content Type


, ,


Netflix ID



Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Williams


Tom Shadyac

Maturity Rating



Original Audio

Dubbed Audio



, , ,

IMDb Rating






Box Office (in $mn)


Available From


You may also like…

  • Paint it Black

    Paint it Black

    In the wake of a young artist's suicide, his pianist mother and his despairing girlfriend square off in a living nightmare beset by guilt and blame.
    Watch on Netflix
  • Operation Finale

    Operation Finale

    In 1960, Israeli spies undertake a daring mission to capture notorious Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann and bring him to justice. Based on real events.
    Watch on Netflix
  • A Walk in the Woods

    A Walk in the Woods

    After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.
    Watch on Netflix
  • Danny Collins

    Danny Collins

    A hard-living rocker at the end of his career revisits his artistic roots after finding a 40-year-old letter from John Lennon.
    Watch on Netflix
  • Charlie Wilson's War

    Charlie Wilson’s War

    A Texas congressman sets a series of events in motion when he conspires with a CIA operative to aid Afghan mujahideen rebels fighting the Soviets.
    Watch on Netflix
  • I, Tonya

    I, Tonya

    From her troubled home to the infamous incident, a tongue-in-cheek look at the forces behind the turbulent career of figure skater Tonya Harding.
    Watch on Netflix
  • Staten Island Summer

    Staten Island Summer

    'Saturday Night Live' alumni in front of and behind the camera distinguish this hilarious tale of lifeguards planning the ultimate summer bash.
    Watch on Netflix
  • Annie


    In this adaptation of the Broadway musical, a spunky foster kid comes under the wing of a political player, and they change each other's lives.
    Watch on Netflix