Extraordinary Measures rating info

Extraordinary Measures

Overall B+

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.

Violence B+
Sexual Content B+
Profanity C
Substance Use B

Why is Extraordinary Measures rated PG? The MPAA rated Extraordinary Measures PG for thematic material, language and a mild suggestive moment.

Run Time: 107 minutes

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Why is Extraordinary Measures rated PG? Extraordinary Measures is rated PG by the MPAA for thematic material, language and a mild suggestive moment.

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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Extraordinary Measures
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Extraordinary Measures"

Cast and Crew

Extraordinary Measures is directed by Tom Vaughan and stars Brendan Fraser, Keri Russell, Harrison Ford.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Extraordinary Measures movie is May 18, 2010. Here are some details…

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.

-Deleted Scenes.

Extraordinary Measures on Blu-ray also includes:

- movieIQ™+sync

- BD-Live

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