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Extraordinary Measures

When John and Aileen Crowley (Brendan Fraser and Keri Russell) discover their two children are dying from a rare genetic disorder, the couple decides to take Extraordinary Measures to encourage a medical researcher (Harrison Ford) to find a cure for the disease. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: B+
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 107
Theater Release: 22 Jan 2010
Video Release: 18 May 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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How We Determine Our Grades

Extraordinary Measures is rated PG: for thematic material, language and a mild suggestive moment.

Director: Tom Vaughan
Cast: Brendan Fraser, Keri Russell, Harrison Ford
Studio: 2010 CBS Films
Website: Official site for Extraordinary Measures.

Detailed Review

Nothing spurs on parents like a threat to their children. For John and Aileen Crowley (Brendan Fraser, Keri Russell), the enemy attacking two of their three children is a rare… 
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Why Is Extraordinary Measures Rated PG?

The script includes extensive discussions of pharmaceutical drugs and methods for their development. Some medical… 
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In the film, Dr. Stonehill claims that scientists are more interested in research than money.… 
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