Extraordinary Measures

Extraordinary Measures

DVD - 2010
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On the fast track and ready to taste the success of corporate America, John Crowley walks away from it all in hopes of finding a cure for two of his fatally ill children. With his wife Aileen by his side, he teams up with brilliant, but unconventional scientist, Dr. Robert Stonehill, and together they form a company to develop a life-saving drug. But just when it appears that a solution may be found, the relationship between the men is tested and the fate of John's children is at stake.

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Great plot Great acting, but they way over did it on the touchy feely garbage. Thank the heavens for the FF button. Ford made a good bad guy, but appeared a bit comatose.

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firefly5
Jun 23, 2015

Very good movie.

aweiandt11 May 12, 2013

I was expecting a little more humor and little less yawning.

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msandlier
Oct 21, 2012

I didn't get to see this when it was in the theater. I like Harrison Ford in almost everything he does. I checked out Morning Glory at the same time. He plays a crusty personality in both films. I enjoyed this movie. It is incredible what the family went through and they all still seemed so positive and upbeat. A lesson for all of us.

kumari00 Aug 27, 2012

This was a very inspiring and touching movie.

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kwarah
Nov 08, 2011

Some save the world, while others build barriers to make profits from the misfortunes of families in the world.

GREAT UPLIFTING FILM.

Some fathers NEVER give up, to save their dying children, even when THEY ARE TOLD TO STOP TRYING by the so called-experts of life & death.
Extraordinary misfortune of a family plagued with debilitating disease & the father's extraordinary undertaking to save his dying children, while time is running out & the stakes & barriers are stacked higher & higher at every corner of the struggle.

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CalicoJack
Feb 11, 2011

Far too predictable & derivative of too may other films along the same lines. Harrison Ford appears to be sleepwalking.

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DianaHardacker
Feb 10, 2011

excellent movie. Good message - persistence pays, don't give up. Love is very powerful.

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cjr2010
Feb 02, 2011

was entertained watching this - would probably never watch again

not a big fan of b.fraser as an actor so that probably took away from this story for me

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bobo
Aug 20, 2010

This is a very good film. It was dramatic, but also funny at times. This was a movie that part of me wanted to see, but I kind of wanted to not see it. Well, I saw it anyways and I must say, I was wise to see it after all. So, I recommend this film.

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