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This film's title refers to a fictional legal loophole which states that American veterans cannot be treated in VA hospitals unless their illnesses are related to military service. The pinchpenny administrator of a Kansas City hospital intends to follow this proviso, while his irreverent staff tries to circumvent the rules.

Cast

Ray Liotta
as Dr. Sturgess
Forest Whitaker
as Dr. Handleman
Lea Thompson
as Dr. Van Dorn
John Mahoney
as Dr. Dreyfoos
Kathy Baker
as Dr. Diana Walton
Noble Willingham
as Inspector General
Julie Bovasso
as Amelia Sturdeyvant
Troy Evans
as Pat Travis
Lynne Thigpen
as Nurse White
Jeffrey Tambor
as Dr. Leo Krutz
Leo Burmester
as Shooter Polaski
Ernest Abuba
as Ikiro Tenabe
Rutanya Alda
as Ann Travis
Michelle Little
as Nurse Pierce
Emily Houpt
as Dr. Norris
Mark Lowenthal
as Dr. Wolin
Cheryl Collins
as Nurse Stevens
Donna Thomason
as Nurse Lyles
Brenda Varda
as Nurse Nichols
Karon Wright
as Secretary
Rick Reed
as Maintenance Man
Jeff Reiland
as Maintenance Man
Douglas Dirkson
as Freaked Patient
Ed Autry
as Mumbling Man
Meyer L. Goldman
as Mr. Ponzini
Vince Melocchi
as Tense Patient
Ted Shonka
as McCarthy
Gwendolyn Shepherd
as Personnel Clerk
Bonita Hanson
as Clerk at Front Desk
James Medina
as Puzzled Intern
Rodney McCay
as Orderly
C.L. Foster Jr.
as Cigarette Vet
Joe Greve
as Lobby Vet
Tracy Sloat
as Gomer Ward Nurse
Erik Holland
as Gomer Ward Patient
Debra Bluford
as Men's Ward Nurse
Larry Kirchner
as Men's Ward Patient
John Lafayette
as Neurologist
C. Craig Satterlee
as Radiologist
Lynn King
as Pathology Lab Tech
Joe Lerer
as Reporter
Kathy Quinn
as Nurse in Cafeteria
Ann Redow
as Nurse in Bathroom
Jophery C. Brown
as Admitting Guard
Kevin Brief
as Sleeping Security Guard
Granvile O'Neal
as Security Guard
Henry Levingston
as Security Guard
Kevin Davidson
as Inspector General's Aide
Donald Bishop
as New Director
Harold Hauss
as Helicopter Pilot
John C. McGinley
as Dr. Rudy Bobrick
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Critic Reviews for Article 99

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Audience Reviews for Article 99

  • Jun 08, 2009
    Wasnt bad, I thought it would be alot better considering the cast. Loved when Keifer donned the floppy hat as his father did in M.A.S.H
    Lee K Super Reviewer
  • Mar 31, 2008
    A very entertaining film about the innovative means by which doctors in a veterans hospital try and actually help the patients,while being thwarted by bureaucratic red tape at every turn.
    Audrey L Super Reviewer
  • Jan 13, 2008
    I was an army brat so I appreciated this movie since the goverment *does* work this way. However, I also work in a hospital and I realize there are rules for a reason. This movie was very idealistic and I can't believe no one got locked up for some of the stunts they pulled.
    Ida K Super Reviewer
  • Dec 24, 2007
    If you haven't seen this movie then I recommend it, kinda like a modern day M*A*S*H, but instead of a far off distant country the war is right here at home, as a group of doctors have to break every rule in the book to defeat a corrupt system and get America's war veterans the treatment they deserve.
    Jason R Super Reviewer

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