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Extraordinary Measures

Just as his career is taking off, John Crowley learns that his two youngest kids have a fatal disease. The movie centers on his efforts to find a researcher who might have a cure for the rare genetic disorder.
Duration: 106 min
Quality: HD
Release: 2010
IMDb: 6.4
Keywords:  #Brendan Fraser #Extraordinary Measures #Harrison Ford #Keri Russell #Tom Vaughan
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Christian Science Monitor
January 25, 2010
There's something off-putting about this film's optimism: After all, how many people can afford to do what Crowley did?
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Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
April 02, 2010
If the two leading characters were women, this would have gone straight to the Lifetime network.
March 21, 2011
Extraordinary Measures is a celery of a film; humorless, flavorless, mediocre through and through.
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Time Out
February 26, 2010
Moderately illuminating in parts, but the clichà (C)s of cinematic suffering tend to overwhelm it.
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May 17, 2010
A garden variety disease-of-the-week TV movie dressed up with cinema marquee names.
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New York Magazine/Vulture
January 25, 2010
Anyway, I cried. A lot. What can I say? I'm a sucker for kids on ventilators.
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Window to the Movies
May 22, 2010
Easy to root for a loving father fighting through the system, but Extraordinary Measures shamelessly piles on the sentimentality and disregards the real work of the many scientists dedicated to fighting this disease for years.
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Chicago Reader
January 25, 2010
It sometimes feels like one of those "disease of the week" TV movies from the 1970s.
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January 25, 2010
It's about as dramatically taut as your garden-variety board meeting. And it makes you realize that jerking a tear or two isn't necessarily a bad thing for a filmmaker to do, if it at least keeps your audience awake.
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October 16, 2010
Extraordinary Measures strives to tug at our heartstrings, and educate us on a little publicized disease, but it ends up feeling like a drug itself - manufactured using artificial chemicals by technicians in a cold lab.
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March 02, 2010
Harrison Ford still retains enough of his old movie star magic to ramp up the electricity a bit when he's onscreen, but this only makes you want to see him do something that makes better use of his gifts. Brendan Fraser just seems to grow bigger over the
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