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Dentistry in the movies!

PEOPLE WHO HAVE PLAYED DENTISTS IN THE MOVIES:

  1. Tony Alcantar (A Christmas Story 2)

    A Christmas Story 2
    An unpleasant visit to the dentist.



  2. Tim Allen (Wild Hogs)

    Wild Hogs
    Allen plays a dentist who along with his middle-aged motorcycle pals goes on a wild road trip.



  3. Jennifer Aniston (Horrible Bosses)

    Horrible Bosses
    Jennifer Aniston plays a sexually abusive dentist.



  4. Alan Arkin (The In-Laws)

    The In-Laws
    Alan Arkin is the dentist who is the future in-law of secret agent Peter Falk.



  5. Armand Assante (Consequence)

    Consequence
    Armand Assante is an oral surgeon who fakes his own death in an insurance scam.



  6. Dan Bakkedahl (This is 40)

    This is 40
    Dan Bakkedahl is Debbie's dentist.



  7. Corbin Bernsen (The Dentist & The Dentist 2)

    The Dentist The Dentist The Dentist 2
    Corbin Bernsen plays a sadistic dentist who loses it when he realizes his wife is cheating on him.



  8. Sid Caesar (It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World)

    It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
    Caesar plays a dentist who gets involved in a mad race to find a fortune.



  9. James Cagney (The Strawberry Blonde)

    The Strawberry Blonde
    Cagney plays an ex-con dentist in a romantic triangle. Remake of "One Sunday Afternoon" with Gary Cooper.



  10. John Capodice (Honeymoon in Vegas)

    Honeymoon in Vegas
    Sally Molars was the bookie dentist friend of Nicolas Cage's character.



  11. Charlie Chaplin & Fritz Schade (Laughing Gas)

    Laughing Gas
    Schade plays the dentist and Chaplin's his assistant who winds up impersonating his boss.



  12. Jim Carrey (Peggy Sue Got Married)

    Peggy Sue Got Married
    A young Jim Carrey plays Walter Getz, DDS.



  13. Dane Cook (Good Luck Chuck)

    Good Luck Chuck
    Dane Cook plays Chuck, a dentist who seems to date women just before they meet Mr. Right.



  14. Gary Cooper (One Sunday Afternoon)

    One Sunday Afternoon
    Cooper plays a dentist in a romantic triangle. This film was remade as "The Strawberry Blonde" with James Cagney.



  15. Tony Curtis (The Great Imposter)

    The Great Impostor
    Curtis plays Ferdinand Demara who impersonates, among other things, a dentist.



  16. Charles Dance (Don't Go Breaking my Heart)

    Don't Go Breaking my Heart
    Charles Dance plays a womanizing dentist who competes with a sports instructor for the affections of a young widow.



  17. Hope Davis & Campbell Scott (Secret Lives of Dentists)

    Secret Lives of Dentists
    Davis & Scott play married dentists with a troubled marriage.



  18. Kirk Douglas (Gunfight at the OK Corral)

    Gunfight at OK Corral
    Kirk Douglas played Doc Holliday in this version of the Wyatt Earp story.



  19. Fred Ewanuick (Just Friends)

    Just Friends
    Ryan Reynolds gets a retainer from an old friend who's now a dentist.



  20. W.C. Fields (The Dentist - short)

    The Dentist
    W.C. as a rather unorthodox dentist.



  21. Kurt Fuller (Looking for Lola)

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    A young man (Mark Kassen) becomes obsessed with Lola (Ara Celi), a dental assistant and, of course, winds up impersonating the dentist.



  22. Ricky Gervais

    Ghost Town
    Ricky Gervais plays a dentist who has a near-death experience and discovers that now he can see dead people.



  23. Cuba Gooding Jr. and Sisqo

    Snow Dogs
    Gooding plays a Miami dentist who inherits Alaskan sled dogs. Sisqo plays his associate.



  24. Gibson Gowland & Erich von Ritzau (Greed)

    Greed
    Gowland is McTeague the main character and von Ritzau plays Painless Potter, a traveling dentist in this very early silent.



  25. Ed Helms (The Hangover, The Hangover 2, The Hangover 3)

    The Hangover
    Ed Helms is the hapless dentist who performs dentistry on himself on a wild bachelor party trip to Vegas.



  26. Fred Henderson (Final Destination 2)

    Final Destination 2
    One of the characters who cheats death in an accident subsequently has a close call in a dental chair.



  27. Bob Hope (The Paleface & Son of Paleface)

    The Paleface Son of Paleface
    Bob Hope's a bumbling dentist who goes out west.



  28. Shemp Howard (The Three Stooges - short)

    Three Stooges
    Shemp pretends to be a dentist to relieve Pharaoh's toothache.



  29. Moe & Shemp Howard, Larry Fine (The Three Stooges - short)

    Three Stooges
    The boys find themselves in dental school and then practicing out west.



  30. Moe & Curly Howard, Larry Fine, Richard Fiske (The Three Stooges - short)

    The Three Stooges
    The boys (again) find themselves impersonating dentists in the office of I. Yankumm, DDS.



  31. Bill Hunter (Finding Nemo)

    Finding Nemo
    Bill Hunter voices the dentist who captures Nemo and places him in his office aquarium.



  32. Val Kilmer (Tombstone)

    Tombstone
    Val Kilmer takes the role of Doc Holliday in this version of the Gunfight at the OK Corral.



  33. Don Knotts (The Shakiest Gun in the West)

    Shakiest Gun in the West
    Don Knotts takes the Bob Hope role in this remake of "The Paleface".



  34. Christopher Lee (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

    Charlie & the Chocolate Factory
    Christopher Lee plays Dr. Wilbur Wonka, father of Willie, in this second adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic book.



  35. Murray Leonard (The Noose Hangs High & Oh! My Achin' Tooth - short)

    Oh! My Achin' Tooth
    Murray Leonard plays the dentist who treats Lou in this Abbott & Costello short.



  36. Eugene Levy (Waiting for Guffman)

    Waiting for Guffman
    Eugene Levy plays Dr. Allan Pearl, a dentist with family ties to the Yiddish Theater.



  37. Daniel Day Lewis (Eversmile, New Jersey)

    Eversmile, NJ
    Lewis plays a travelling dentist spreading oral hygiene throughout South America.



  38. Jon Lovitz (The Coneheads)

    The Coneheads
    Lovitz gets more than he bargained for when Beldar Conehead comes for a check-up.



  39. Raymond Ma (Lethal Weapon 4)

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    Lethal hijinks in a dental office.



  40. John Malkovich (Rocket to the Moon)

    Rocket to the Moon
    Malkovich plays a dentist with a failing practice and marriage who gets involved with his free-spirited assistant.


  41. Joe Mantegna (Compromising Positions)

    Compromising Positions
    Joe Mantegna plays a philandering periodontist who gets offed.



  42. David Margulies (Running on Empty)

    Running on Empty
    Mr. Margulies plays Christine Lahti's dentist boss.



  43. Steve Martin (Little Shop of Horrors & Novocaine)

    Little Shop of Horrors Novocaine
    In "Shop" Mr. Martin plays the sadistic, laughing gas-inhaling, dentist who ultimately gets his due, and in "Novocaine" he's a dentist who gets involved in murder.



  44. Walter Matthau (Cactus Flower)

    Cactus Flower
    Matthau plays a conniving dentist who uses his staid assistant (Ingrid Bergman) to fool his girlfriend (Goldie Hawn).



  45. Victor Mature (My Darling Clementine)

    My Darling Clementine
    Mr. Mature plays Doc Holliday, the dentist who helped Wyatt Earp clean up Tombstone.



  46. Joel McCrea (The Great Moment)

    The Great Moment
    McCrea is Dr. W.T. Morgan a pioneering dentist who tried to get ether accepted as an anesthetic.



  47. Bob Monkhouse (Dentist in the Chair)

    Dentist in the Chair
    British comedy featuring a dentist.



  48. James Noble (10)

    10
    The father of the Bo Derek character was a dentist.



  49. Jack Norton (Awful Tooth)

    Awful Tooth
    In this Little Rascals short, the boys visit dentist Norton in the hopes of having their teeth removed so they can cash in from the Tooth Fairy and buy baseball equipment.



  50. Chris Noth (Cast Away)
    Noth plays endodontist Jerry Lovett who marries Helen Hunt while Tom Hanks is lost at sea.


  51. Shigemitsu Ogi (Babel)

    Babel
    In one of the vignettes a young sexually provocative girl attempts to seduce her dentist.



  52. Laurence Olivier (Marathon Man)

    Marathon Man
    Laurence Olivier plays the Nazi dentist who tortures Dustin Hoffman.



  53. Julia Ormond (Captives)

    Captives
    Ormond is a prison dentist who gets involved with one of her patients (Tim Roth).



  54. Henry Oscar (The Man who Knew Too Much)

    The Man Who Knew Too Much
    In this original version of the Hitchcock classic Peter Lorre visits a dentist to gather information, and winds up having a tooth pulled to boot. In the much better known remake featuring Jimmy Stewart this scene plays out in a taxidermy shop instead of a dental office.



  55. Joe Pasquale (Horton Hears a Who - voice)

    Horton Hears a Who
    Going to the dentist while Horton jostles Whoville on a footbridge can be pretty scary.



  56. Matthew Perry (The Whole Nine Yards & The Whole Ten Yards)

    The Whole Nine Yards The Whole Ten Yards
    Matt Perry plays Nick "Oz" Oseransky, a dentist who gets mixed up with a hitman.



  57. Snub Pollard (The Dippy Dentist - short)

    The Dippy Dentist
    Harry "Snub" Pollard stars in this 1920 short featuring slapstick and dental hijinks.



  58. Dennis Quaid (Wyatt Earp)

    Wyatt Earp
    Dennis Quaid tries his hand as Doc Holliday in yet another version of the Wyatt Earp story.



  59. John Quinn (Campfire Stories)

    Campfire Stories
    This horror movie about campfire stories features a vignette about a sadistic prison dentist.


  60. Keanu Reeves (Thumbsucker)

    Thumbsucker
    Reeves plays the title character's orthodontist.



  61. Jason Robards (Hour of the Gun)

    Hour of the Gun
    Jason Robards took over the role of Doc Holliday in John Sturgess' follow-up to "Gunfight at OK Corral".



  62. Adam Sandler and Don Cheadle (Reign Over Me)

    Reign Over MeReign Over Me
    Sandler's a dentist who loses his family on 9-11 and turns to his old roommate Cheadle for support



  63. John Schuck (M*A*S*H)

    M*A*S*H
    Schuck is the "Painless Pole" who tries to commit suicide.



  64. Peter Sellers (Return of the Pink Panther)

    Return of the Pink Panther
    Inspector Clouseau impersonates a dentist and pulls Chief Inspector Dreyfus' tooth - the wrong tooth!



  65. Takashi Shimura (I Live in Fear)
    Dr. Harada is appointed domestic court counselor and gets involved in the case of a man who wants to move his family to Brazil out of fear of nuclear war.

  66. I Live in Fear

  67. Robb Skyler (Joe Dirt)

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    Joe takes a job in advertising for a dental clinic.



  68. Kit Taylor (Don's Party)

    Don's Party
    Taylor plays Evan the dentist, a guest of Don's at his election night party in this Australian film.



  69. Stanley Tucci (Sidewalks of New York)

    Sidewalks of New York
    Tucci plays a philandering dentist in this tale of New Yorkers with interconnected lives.



  70. Leslie Ann Warren (Burglar)

    Burglar
    Leslie Ann Warren plays a dentist involved with a lady burglar (Whoopi Goldberg) who's suspected of murder.



  71. Sam Waterston (Serial Mom)

    Serial Mom
    Sam Waterston plays the dentist husband of the titular serial mom (Kathleen Turner).



  72. Bernard West (Bells are Ringing)

    Bells are Ringing
    Bernard West plays a songwriting dentist.



  73. Jack Weston (The Four Seasons)

    The Four Seasons
    Jack Weston plays a mild-mannered dentist.



  74. Various (Houseguest)

    Houseguest
    Jeffrey Jones, Ron Glass and Ron Newell all play dentists and Sinbad impersonates one.




ANIMATED SHORTS ABOUT DENTISTS OR DENTISTRY:

  1. Bob's Birthday

    Bob's Birthday
    Canadian short about a dentist whose wife tries to throw a surprise birthday party for him. (see Bob and Margaret in TV section)



  2. Buddy the Dentist

    Buddy the Dentist
    Early Warner Bros. short featuring Buddy, who practices amateur dentistry on his dog.



  3. Ha! Ha! Ha!

    Ha! Ha! Ha!
    Koko's got a toothache so he lets Betty Boop perform some dentistry but things get out of hand.



  4. Mickey's Toothache

    Mickey's Toothache
    Mickey Mouse would've had a dental nightmare in this planned but never-made Disney short.



  5. The Wacky Wabbit

    The Wacky Wabbit
    Bugs Bunny torments prospector Elmer Fudd so much that Elmer winds up pulling his own gold tooth.






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