Doc Martin

Doc Martin

The Movies

DVD - 2011
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Doc Martin: The doctor flees to a coastal village to reassess his marriage and his career.
Doc Martin and the legend of the cloutie: Doctor Bamford has had enough of village life and is desperate for some distance from inquisitive Cornish neighbours. When the local estate agent shows him Tregunnt Farm and it's love at first sight.
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2011]
Edition: Widescreen
ISBN: 9781598286045
1598286048
9781621724186
1621724182
Branch Call Number: DVD TV DOC MAR
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (162 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital,optical,Dolby digital,rda
NTSC,rda
video file,DVD video,region 1,rda

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Candona
Oct 19, 2016

Don't get this if you are thinking you are adding a few extra episodes to the television series. This doctor is very different from the one in the series (even has a different surname) but once you accept that the movies are fun. The second one goes a bit overboard with implausible aspects.

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twzrhd
Jun 06, 2016

I knew the Doc Martin movies (2001) would be much different from the Doc Martin series spin-off (2004 - ?). I was introduced to the series from TPT public TV. Interesting to see Martin Clunes play Doc Martin in a completely opposite character. Interesting and somewhat entertaining but the series is vastly more entertaining!

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uschidog
Jan 24, 2016

Better than series.

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talktimereader
Nov 07, 2015

Enjoyed the movies, but unliked scrubble4 I loved the series. Undoubledly Martin Clunes is a great comedic actor. I must add Port Issac to my list of 'must sees' in England. It is too beautiful.

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StopHarperNow
Aug 27, 2015

Doc Martin the movies is much better than the TV series. The character is more multi-dimensional than the anti-social misfit portrayed in the series and the village folk are not all daft. Why did they resort to stereotypical cliches when they produced the show for the small screen?

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MNUN_2013
May 22, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed this movie. I wished the Doc's amiable personality in this film showed a little more in the subsequent seasons/series 1-6. It would be nice to see him smile from time to time each series. I do enjoy all the series thus far, and will feel a bit gloomy when it all comes to an end. =(

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lisastitch
Mar 02, 2015

These are the two made-for-TV movies that inspired the hit series. They're enjoyable, but Doctor Martin Bamford is not at all the Doctor Ellingham of the series, and I don't think this character would have had a hit TV series. However, it's fun to see where the series started.

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tenet
Feb 25, 2015

Rated 5/10.

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ownedbydoxies
Oct 02, 2014

The television show is charming and humorous, but these made for tv movies, although well-acted as most things are that come from BBC, are so improbable and almost ridiculously cartoonish, that we were disappointed.

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scrubble4
May 27, 2014

So much better than the TV series. Doc Martin is a believable character missing the extreme edges that his character developed in the TV series.

A thoroughly enjoyable movies.

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Monolith
Oct 05, 2013

Judith (to The Phantom, who's posturing to jelly attack Doc Martin): "PUT... THE JELLY... DOWN!"

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