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Medicine Man -- Dr. Robert Campbell, a brilliant scientist races against time to find a cure against cancer. Set deep in the forbidding Amazon rain forest, Campbell is hot on the trail of an amazing discovery.

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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:
An eccentric scientist working for a large drug company is working on a research project in the Amazon jungle... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
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Everything - suspense, romance, humor, a film for adults and kids with adults, which emphasizes very real current issues. See more (55 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
Darrin Keough .... first assistant camera: b camera
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
John Beal .... composer: trailer (uncredited)
 
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
 

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

Trivia:
Sean Connery's salary for this film was $10 million.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Dr. Bronx' harness appears on her before she dons it.See more »
Quotes:
[lowering themselves from a cliff, they reach the end of their ropes, still dangling in the air]
Dr. Rae Crane:What happened?
Dr. Robert Campbell:Nothing happened.
Dr. Rae Crane:What happened?
[sees the end of her rope]
Dr. Rae Crane:What happened? What do we do? What do we do now? *This* is a RESCUE?
[starts kicking out at him]
Dr. Rae Crane:This is a rescue? What's the matter with you? You idiot! This isn't a rescue, this is a suicide pact!
[kicks away Campbell's hand as he reaches to steady her line]
Dr. Rae Crane:No!
[...]
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Serial Mom (1994)See more »
Soundtrack:
That Old Black MagicSee more »

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9 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Everything - suspense, romance, humor, a film for adults and kids with adults, which emphasizes very real current issues., 13 April 2006
Author: Lynxspirit from United States

One of the best films I have ever seen. The chemistry between Sean Connery and Lorraine Bracco was unbelievable, especially considering their differing temperaments, moral attitudes and the fact that this wasn't a 007 flick - the sexuality was compellingly subtle and much more subdued sophisticated, even considering the primitive setting. This is family friendly, in fact I would strongly recommend this to very effectively get some of today's most important ethical questions and serious potential worldwide implications and consequences across to the kids, but along with adult supervision and interaction. I found this suspenseful, romantic, informative, funny, sad and very disturbing. With all that, it still presented the very real and urgent current issues that left me strongly drawn to pack my bags and act on them myself. 10 out of 10.

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