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Extreme Measures (1996)

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Starring (View all)
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
Tony Gilroy Tony Gilroy
(screenplay)


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An average movie

9 years, 4 months ago at Jul 25 21:15
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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

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11 years, 6 months ago at Jun 8 1:03
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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.
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Release date: 27 September 1996
UPC: 053939251029
Tags: Thriller (5), Mystery (4), Drama (3), Danny Elfman (2), Crime (2), 1996 (2), 1990s (2), Doctors (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Box Office Flop (1), Sort (1), SnP (1), Insane Sanity (1)
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" Extreme Measures is a 1996 crime thriller film based on Michael Palmer's 1991 novel of the same name, dealing with the ethics of medical sacrifices. The film was directed by Michael Apted and starred Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, and David Morse. Based on the novel by Michael Palmer, the film didnโ€™t exactly have a have a successful operation at the box office, but critics gave it mixed reviews."


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