Playing God

Playing God (1997)

Joining this deadly underworld was easy. But getting out...deadly!

  • Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime
  • Release Date: 1997-10-17
  • User Rating: 5.4/10 from 95 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 34min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Touchstone Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Andy Wilson
star 5.4/10
From 95 Ratings


Stripped of his medical license after performing an operation while high on amphetamines, famed LA surgeon Dr Eugene Sands abandons his former life only to find himself crossing paths with Raymond Blossom, an infamous counterfeiter. Employed as a "gun-shot doctor" when Raymond's associates cannot risk visiting a hospital, Eugene is lured deep into the criminal world and becomes entangled with his boss's girlfriend.

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  • David Duchovny

    as Dr. Eugene Sands
  • Timothy Hutton

    as Raymond Blossom
  • Angelina Jolie

    as Claire
  • Michael Massee

    as Gage
  • Stacey Travis

    as Nurse
  • Bob Jennings

    as Dr. Clifford
  • Peter Stormare

    as Vladimir
  • John Hawkes

    as Flick
  • Tracey Walter

    as Jim
  • Andrew Tiernan

    as Cyril
  • Gary Dourdan

    as Yates
  • Will Stewart

    as Perry
  • Philip Moon

    as Casey
  • Pasha D. Lychnikoff

    as Andrei
  • Sandra Kinder

    as Sue
  • Keone Young

    as Mr. Ksi
  • John Roselius

    as Surgeon #3
  • Dan Hildebrand

    as Russian Thug
  • Melvin Jones

    as Rasta Doorman
  • Eric DaRe

    as Digiacomo
Camera Anthony B. Richmond Director of Photography
Production Armyan Bernstein Executive Producer
Sound Richard Hartley Original Music Composer
Production Laura Bickford Producer
Directing Andy Wilson Director
Production Marc Abraham Producer
Writing Mark Haskell Smith Screenplay
Editing Louise Rubacky Editor
Production Thomas A. Bliss Executive Producer
Art Dan Perri Title Designer
Production Johanna Ray Casting
Production Elaine J. Huzzar Casting
Art Naomi Shohan Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Mary Zophres Costume Design
Crew Spice Williams-Crosby Utility Stunts