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.
Why Is Extraordinary Measures Rated PG?
Extraordinary Measures is rated PG for thematic material, language and a mild suggestive moment.
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The script includes extensive discussions of pharmaceutical drugs and methods for their development. Some medical procedures are shown in both a home and hospital setting. Several characters argue with each other. A security officer pulls a gun on an intruder. A married couple is heard kissing passionately. A man drinks beer on several occasions. Beer is served at a bar and wine is served with a dinner. Mild and moderate profanities are repeatedly used along with terms of Deity.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Details on home video releases of Extraordinary Measures...
Release Date: 18 May 2010
Extraordinary Measures releases to DVD and Blu-ray with the following extras:
- Behind the scenes: Interviews with the cast and also the family whose true story inspired the film.
Extraordinary Measures on Blu-ray also includes: