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Extreme Measures
5.6 Rating
(102 ratings)
6.1 IMDB rating

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Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant

Dr. Guy Luthan
Gene Hackman

Gene Hackman

Dr. Lawrence Myrick
Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker

Jodie Trammel
David Morse

David Morse

FBI Agent Frank Hare
Bill Nunn

Bill Nunn

Det. Bob Burke
Paul Guilfoyle

Paul Guilfoyle

Dr. Jeffrey Manko
Debra Monk

Debra Monk

Dr. Judith Gruszynski


Written by
Michael Palmer

Michael Palmer

(book)
Tony Gilroy

Tony Gilroy

(screenplay)


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An average movie

1 year, 4 months ago at Jul 25 21:15
1 vote
To be honest, I wasn't sure about this flick. I mean, I always had a weak spot for Hugh Grant but a thriller?!? It didn't seem to be a genre for him and, indeed, it didn't get much loved when it was released. To my surprise, I thought it was not bad at all. Of course, since it is an American production, you have the usual unnecessary chases, action scenes and, obviously, the annoying twist(s) at t... read more

''You're quite a creepy person, aren't you?''

4 years, 9 months ago at Feb 14 9:18
1 vote
Predictable and hard to believe, but not horribly executed. As always I found Hugh to be entertaining enough to be worth it.

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3 years, 5 months ago at Jun 8 1:03
1 vote
Gene Hackman as Dr. Lawrence take course of inhumane ways to quench his thirst of passion to save the suffering humanity. A thriller worth watching, reminder of how precious and how meaning human life can be.
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Release date: 27 September 1996
UPC: 053939251029
Thriller (5), Mystery (4), Drama (3), Danny Elfman (2), Crime (2), 1990s (2), 1996 (2), Box Office Flop (1), SnP (1), Sort (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Insane Sanity (1), Doctors (1)
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johanlefourbe commented on a review of Extreme Measures 1 year, 3 months ago
Merci :) . J'ai corrigé cetter erreur.
doudouce55 voted for a review of Extreme Measures 1 year, 3 months ago

“To be honest, I wasn't sure about this flick. I mean, I always had a weak spot for Hugh Grant but a thriller?!? It didn't seem to be a genre for him a”

doudouce55 commented on a review of Extreme Measures 1 year, 3 months ago
"but he doesn't it so well, with such gusto," - I think you mean "he does it so well" :) Just watched this tonight (for the 2nd time in my life) and I agree with your review.
johanlefourbe posted a review 1 year, 4 months ago

An average movie

“To be honest, I wasn't sure about this flick. I mean, I always had a weak spot for Hugh Grant but a thriller?!? It didn't seem to be a genre for him and, indeed, it didn't get much loved when it was released. To my surprise, I thought it was not bad at all. Of course, since it is an American production, you have the usual unnecessary chases, action scenes and, obviously, the annoying twist(s) at the end but, still, I actually enjoyed most of it. Indeed, Michael Apted is a very decent director, especially when he is given the right material. I was also rather surprised by Hugh Grant who was actually pretty convincing and much more interesting that the typical macho tough guys that you usually get in this kind of production. And, of course, you have the always dependable Gene Hackman (such a” read more

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“Gene Hackman as Dr. Lawrence take course of inhumane ways to quench his thirst of passion to save the suffering humanity. A thriller worth watching, reminder of how precious and how meaning human life can be.” read more

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“Predictable and hard to believe, but not horribly executed. As always I found Hugh to be entertaining enough to be worth it.” read more

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