The Dream Team

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"Four guys on a field trip to reality."
  • PG-13
  • 1989
  • 1 hr 53 min
  • 6.5  (16,120)
  • 54

The Dream Team is a 1989 comedy movie directed by Howard Zieff and starring Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd, Peter Boyle, and Stephen Furst. The film follows four mental patients who are sent on a day trip to New York City but end up on a wild adventure after their doctor is kidnapped by a gang. The four patients are a diverse bunch of characters, each with their quirks and personalities. There's Billy (Keaton), a fast-talking paranoid schizophrenic; Henry (Lloyd), a hyper-religious but delusional man who believes himself to be a doctor; Jack (Boyle), a former advertising executive who now thinks he's the president of the United States; and Albert (Furst), a shy man who thinks he's the great baseball player, Reggie Jackson.

The movie begins with the four patients being led by their nurse, Monica (Lorraine Bracco), on a trip to a baseball game in New York City. The doctor, Weitzman (Dennis Boutsikaris), stays behind at the hospital but is later kidnapped by a gang led by a deranged hit-man named "Chet" (James Remar). Meanwhile, the four patients are having a great time at the game until they witness Chet killing a man in the stands.

Panicking, the group runs away from the scene, but soon find themselves lost and stranded in New York City with no money, no medication, and no idea what to do next. Their journey takes them through various different parts of the city, from a seedy hotel where they meet a prostitute named Riley (Melanie Mayron) to a fancy restaurant where they pretend to be doctors.

Throughout their adventure, the four patients are constantly getting into trouble, but they also bond with each other and reveal their deeper insecurities and fears. In particular, Billy and Jack develop a touching friendship as they help each other overcome their personal struggles.

As the gang closes in on them, the group must band together to save their doctor and overcome their own mental health challenges. Their journey ultimately shows them that they are capable of more than they ever imagined and that they have the strength to face their fears and overcome the odds.

The Dream Team is a hilarious and heartwarming movie that showcases the talents of its talented cast. Keaton, Lloyd, Boyle, and Furst are all amazing in their roles, bringing humor and depth to their characters. The movie's script is witty and clever, offering a unique perspective on mental health and the power of human connection.

Overall, The Dream Team is a must-see movie for anyone who loves a good comedy with heart. It is a timeless classic that continues to entertain audiences to this day.

The Dream Team is a 1989 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 53 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5 and a MetaScore of 54.

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  • Release Date
    1989
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 53 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (16,120)
  • Metascore
    54