Extraordinary Measures

Don't hope for a miracle. Make one.


Extraordinary Measures
With the aid of a brilliant but short-fused medical researcher, a man races against time and must deal with various obstacles to bring an experimental drug to market and thus possibly save the lives of his two young kids who are afflicted with a deadly genetic disorder.

103 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 10 (Language).
Drama.
Can I have some of the Eat Me pills?
Can I have some of the Eat Me pills?

Credits

Cast
Brendan Fraser, Harrison Ford, Keri Russell, Meredith Droeger, Diego Velazquez, Sam Hall, Jared Harris, Patrick Bauchau
Director
Tom Vaughn
ScreenplayRobert Nelson Jacobs, Geeta Anand
MusicAndrea Guerra
CinematographyAndrew Dunn
EditingAnne V. Coates
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2010
Produced byCBS Films, Double Feature Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageMild to moderate, in frequent, in context
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyMild profanities
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
2
Violence
1
Blood / Gore / Gross
2
Guns / Weapons
2
Profanity
3
Alcohol / Drugs
2
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
1
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
5
Music (Scary/Tense)
1
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Kgomotso Moncho quote iconHero is measured by what he does
10
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconAandoenlik, maar te min integriteit
10
Cape Times
Stephen Farber quote iconStock stuff for a less than extraordinary film
5
Box Office
Peter Hammond quote iconShould find an appreciative audience looking for a solidly well-crafted and engrossing drama.
13
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
10
eye Weekly
Kieran Grant quote iconManipulative and blandly enjoyable.
5
ScreenIt
C. Fuchs quote iconNot bad, but just mediocre and thus fairly boring.
9
Metacritic.com
33 critics
9
Rottentomatoes critics
128 critics
10
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconDespite a timely topic and a pair of heavyweight leads, Extraordinary Measures never feels like much more than a made-for-TV tearjerker.
6

What the People say

Internet
1002 Netizens quote iconI enjoyed Extraordinary Measures
13

Average .. 45%

9

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