Aspiring to an easy job as personal physician to a wealthy family, Noboru Yasumoto is disappointed when his first post after medical school takes him to a small country clinic under the gruff doctor Red Beard. Yasumoto rebels in numerous ways, but Red Beard proves a wise and patient teacher. He gradually introduces his student to the unglamorous side of the profession, ultimately assigning him to care for a prostitute rescued from a local brothel.Red Beard featuring Toshirō Mifune and Yûzô Kayama is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, and streaming with subscription on Kanopy. It's a drama movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 77% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (15,053 votes).
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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
Not available to rent or buy.
#91 Ranked in Doctor Movies
#159 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
#1715 Ranked in Drama Movies
Red Beard has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 77% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (15,053 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.