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Extraordinary Measures 2010

  • Tom Vaughan
  • January 21, 2010
  • 105 mins
  • English
  • Drama
Don't hope for a miracle. Make one.
Working-class father John Crowley is finally on the fast track to corporate success when his two young children, Megan and Patrick, are diagnosed with Pompe disease - a condition that prevents the body from breaking down sugar. With the support of his wife, Aileen, John ditches his career and teams with unconventional specialist Dr. Robert Stonehill to found a bio-tech company and develop a cure in time to save the lives of Megan and Patrick. As Dr. Stonehill works tirelessly to prove the theories that made him the black sheep of the medical community, a powerful bond is forged between the two unlikely allies.


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Great movie. I'm not sure how fictionalized it was but it was touching and inspiring, especially how consistently calm John was throughout the movie. He yelled once, that's it.

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