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The Operation (1990)

Duplicity reigns supreme as a doctor in a messy, emotional divorce from his wife who is also his partner in a medical clinic is suddenly slapped with a $7 million malpractice suit by a ... See full summary »

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Thomas J. Wright
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Penny ... Dr. Ed Betters
Lisa Hartman ... Laura Parks
Jason Beghe ... John Kopiak
Kathleen Quinlan ... Ginnie
Dori Brenner Dori Brenner ... Amy Roberts
Googy Gress ... Oscar
Aaron Lustig ... Anesthesiologist
Ron Perkins ... Harold Block
Ray Reinhardt Ray Reinhardt ... Dr. Mark Wolf
Peter Zapp ... Roger Hernandez
John Santucci John Santucci ... Lt. Gold
Joy Arron Joy Arron ... Young Mother
Kara Benser Kara Benser ... Nurse - Operating Room
Paul Collins Paul Collins ... Dr. Raymond Adams
Wendy Cutler Wendy Cutler ... Wife
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Duplicity reigns supreme as a doctor in a messy, emotional divorce from his wife who is also his partner in a medical clinic is suddenly slapped with a $7 million malpractice suit by a patient who claims he performed an unnecessary hysterectomy on her. Written by John Sacksteder <jsak@ka.net>

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I love this movie with Joe Penny!! should be out on DVD...
3 September 2012 | by iluvjoepennySee all my reviews

I love this movie with Joe Penny! It's one of those movies IMO that you could watch over and over again. Very well Acted! Joe Penny and Lisa Hartman Black have such great chemistry together. Also just watching Joe Penny in this role is awesome! He has such charisma on screen. Joe Penny is a talented actor and played this role of Dr. Betters very well. This story line keeps you interested throughout the whole movie plus Joe Penny in the pool scene whoa!! Joe Penny is HOT!!! I really wish this would come out on DVD or would be aired more often on the Cable Networks. It's a movie that shouldn't be missed and because Joe Penny is in it!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bodily Harm See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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