MPAA Rating: PG Theater Release: 1/22/2010 Video Release: 5/18/2010 Buy it from Amazon: DVDVHS
Great Drama - By Diana Saenger The term “based on a true story” is receiving its due lately with The Blind Side garnering a recent Golden Globe acting win plus Oscar speculation. Advertising for Extraordinary Measures, also “based on a true story,” emphasizes that both these films are uplifting... MORE >>
Healing Is Good Business - By John P. McCarthy Typically, a parent scrambling to find someone to cure their sick child is the domain of made-for-TV movies. In Extraordinary Measures, this potentially syrupy subject matter is given considerable substance and is handled capably enough to deserve a theatrical release.
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Only Movie Characters Allowed in This Lab - By Jeffrey Chen I originally did not plan to see Extraordinary Measures. Ads for the film made it look like a run-of-the-mill "disease-of-the-week" TV movie, and I didn't give it much thought. But after its theatrical release, I found out it concerned a father and b... MORE >>