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Released Year: 1989
Runtime: 113 minutes
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Directors: Howard Zieff
Writers: Jon Connolly, David Loucka
Casts: Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd, Peter Boyle, Stephen Furst, Dennis Boutsikaris, Lorraine Bracco, Milo O'Shea, Philip Bosco, James Remar, Bill Goffi, Jack Duffy, Brad Sullivan, Larry Pine, Harold Surratt, Kenneth Raybourne
IMDB: The Dream Team (1989) - IMDB

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75
Washington Post - Rita Kempley
A surprisingly amiable romp about a zany quartet of escaped mental patients four who flew out of the cuckoo's nest.
70
Time Out -
Despite the barrage of one-liners and almost farcial plot twists, Zieff's light touch and some unselfish ensemble acting make this team genuinely endearing.
60
TV Guide Magazine -
Writers Jon Connelly and David Loucka have fashioned a script that works largely because of the efforts of the four capable and credible actors who comprise The Dream Team: Christopher LLoyd, Stephen Furst, Peter Boyle, and Michael Keaton.
60
Variety -
The Dream Team is a hokey comedy that basically reduces mental illness to a grab bag of quirky schtick. Yet with a quartet of gifted comic actors having a field day playing loonies on the loose in Manhattan, much of that schtick is awfully funny.

The Dream Team (1989)


Dr. Weitzman works with patients in a sanitarium. Convinced that all that his 'group' needs is a some fresh air and some time away from the sanitarium, he pursuades the administration to allow him to take them to a ballgame. Unfortunately, he accidentally stumbles across a crime in progress and ends up in hospital. The group are stranded in New York City, forced to cope with a place which is often more bizarre than their sanitarium.