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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Tom Schulman (story)
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Release Date:
7 February 1992 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
On the trail of an amazing discovery he finds an explosive adventure! See more »
Plot:
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Awards:
1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(2 articles)
User Reviews:
Superb Score, Superb Movie See more (53 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
John McTiernan 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Tom Schulman (story)

Tom Schulman (screenplay) and
Sally Robinson (screenplay)

Produced by
Sean Connery .... executive producer
Donna Dubrow .... producer
Beau Marks .... line producer
Andrew G. Vajna .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jerry Goldsmith 
 
Cinematography by
Donald McAlpine (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Michael R. Miller 
 
Casting by
Bonnie Timmermann 
 
Production Design by
John Krenz Reinhart Jr. 
 
Art Direction by
Jesus Buenrostro 
Don Diers 
 
Set Decoration by
Enrique Estévez  (as Enrique Estevez)
 
Costume Design by
Marilyn Vance  (as Marilyn Vance-Straker)
 
Makeup Department
Raúl Sarmiento .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Roberto Bakker .... production manager
Joel Marx .... production supervisor
Anna Roth .... unit production manager
Tamara Smith .... post-production supervisor
Jerry Sobul .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Guillermo 'Memo' Carreno .... second assistant director
Caíque Martins Ferreira .... first assistant director: second unit
David Kelley .... second assistant director
Thomas J. Mack .... first assistant director
Batan Silva .... first assistant director (as Sebastián Silva)
Fred Waugh .... second unit director (as Fred M. Waugh)
 
Art Department
René Marquéz .... props
Tommy Tomlinson .... property master
Ben Zeller .... construction coordinator
Carl Zeller .... general foreman
 
Sound Department
George H. Anderson .... supervising sound editor
Douglas B. Arnold .... sound mixer
Chris David .... sound re-recording mixer
Christopher Flick .... sound editor
Tommy Goodwin .... foley mixer
Tim Song Jones .... sound transferer
Maciek Malish .... adr editor
Cindy Marty .... dialogue editor
Thomas P. McNamara .... assistant sound editor
Sergio Reyes .... sound re-recording mixer
Norman B. Schwartz .... post sync dialogue
Roy Seeger .... first assistant sound editor
Tami Treadwell .... foley recordist
Hugo Weng .... dialogue editor
 
Special Effects by
Jose A. Cordero .... special effects technician
Michael Garcia .... special effects
Dean Lockwood .... special effects assistant
J.J. Makaro .... special effects assistant
Michael Weis .... special effects assistant
 
Visual Effects by
Joel Hynek .... special visual effects consultant
 
Stunts
Gustavo Campos .... stunts
Jorge Luis Corzo .... stunts
Júlio Martínez .... stunts
John Saint Ryan .... stunts (as John Ryan)
Gil Torres .... stunts
Rafael Valdez .... stunt coordinator
Jennifer Watson-Johnston .... stunts
Fred Waugh .... stunt coordinator (as Fred M. Waugh)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Agganis .... assistant camera
Phil Bray .... still photographer
Brett Laumann .... electrical best boy
Steve Mathis .... gaffer
Paul Sibley .... rigger
Paulo Souza .... gaffer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hans Georg Struhar .... dresser: actors
 
Editorial Department
Dale E. Grahn .... color timer
Ann-Giselle Spiegler .... assistant post-production coordinator
John W. Stuart .... operator: editDROID (as John Stuart)
Ed Stabile .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jerry Goldsmith .... conductor
Kenneth Hall .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Arturo Curiel .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Flavio Chaves .... location manager: second unit
Mary Lou Devlin .... production coordinator
Emily Gamboa .... production coordinator
Humberto Gurza .... animal wrangler
Miguel Gurza .... animal handler
Yvette Gurza .... animal wrangler
Tracy L. Kettler .... assistant production coordinator
Nicole Kolin .... assistant location manager
Pat Loveall .... unit projectionist
Fernando Serzedelo .... location manager: Brazil
Ann-Giselle Spiegler .... production assistant
Fátima Toledo .... acting coach
Fátima Toledo .... choreographer (as Maria Fatima Toledo)
Andrew G. Vajna .... presenter
Harry Kopoian .... airport liaison: Mexico (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
106 min
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Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Sean Connery's hairstyle in this movie was based upon composer Jerry Goldsmith's well-known ponytail. Meeting the composer at a cocktail party, Connery started the conversation by saying, "I want your hair." Goldsmith replied, "You can't have it, it's mine." Connery, and even the film's producers themselves, felt Goldsmith's "pulled back ponytail" fit the character of Robert Campbell very well.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Dr. Bronx goes to sleep in her hammock wearing underwear but wakes up wearing a belt and jeans.See more »
Quotes:
Dr. Robert Campbell:Well, we're back to square one. Where did I go wrong, the kissing up or the eating crow part?
Dr. Rae Crane:Well, it wasn't a total loss.
[Rae looks past Campbell. One of the natives has just walked up and looks to Campbell for help; he holds his sick child, now dying, in his arms]
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in "Jeopardy!: Episode #27.160" (2011)See more »
Soundtrack:
That Old Black MagicSee more »

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28 out of 32 people found the following review useful.
Superb Score, Superb Movie, 29 August 2004
Author: Bob-45 from Savannah, GA

I've never understood why this movie is so poorly received. Sure, Lorraine Bracco is a bit shrill. No one said she came from a "high class" family, just that she was marrying well. My sister-in-law is a scientist with NIH and she came from humble roots. That Bracco got through to the tribe's medicine man when Connery had failed was the contrast between the two approaches the "white man" could make toward the natives. Bracco's negotiating skills and stubborn common sense contrasted nicely with Connery's unintentionally patronizing approach. Who COULD have been cast who would have been more convincing as the "civilized" woman "going native". Lauren Hutton, maybe. The solution to the mystery of "compound 37" was a genuine surprise, even though it was partially revealed on two separate occasions. The climax was intensely dramatic, ironic and sad; though, it too helped usher in the satisfying conclusion. Jerry Goldsmith's superb score raises what is already an outstanding movie. I don't care about anyone else's opinion. For me, "Medicine Man" is a "10".

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