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The Cure (1995)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  21 April 1995 (USA)
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Eric, a loner, finds a friend in Dexter, an eleven-year-old boy with AIDS. They vow to find a cure for AIDS together and save Dexter's life in an eventful summer.

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Aeryk Egan ...
Tyler
Delphine French ...
Tyler's Girlfriend
Mona Powell ...
Tyler's Girlfriend
Andrew Broder ...
Tyler's Buddy
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Gail
Rosemary Corman ...
Elderly Woman in Street
T. Mychael Rambo ...
Garbageman #1
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Garbageman #2
Delia Jurek ...
Angry Woman
Fran Korba ...
Elderly Women in Market
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Skipper #1 (as John Lynch)
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Dexter, age 11, who has AIDS, and his next door neighbor Eric, a little older and much bigger, become best friends. Eric also becomes closer to Dexter's mother than to his own, who is neglectful and bigoted and violently forbids their friendship upon learning of it. When they read that a doctor in distant New Orleans claims to have found a cure for AIDS, the boys leave home on their own, planning to float down the Mississippi river and find him. Written by Paul Emmons <pemmons@wcupa.edu>

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Two boys found a way to make one summer last a lifetime.

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Rated PG-13 for emotional thematic elements, and for language | See all certifications »

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$2,568,429 (USA)
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Legendary actress and acting coach Nina Foch was a consultant to director Peter Horton (credited) and an uncredited acting coach on this film. See more »

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When they are on the river sailing to New Orleans, you see the same smoke stack in the background, even though days have passed. See more »

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Dr. Jenson: Look, history is full of very sick people, who suddenly, for no reason at all, get better. And when that happens we call it a miracle. From the moment I met you I knew you were special, and that you might be one of those people. You know I'm tellin' you the truth, don'tcha? You can feel that inside ye, can'tcha? So don't let me down, okay? I'm countin' on you to make me famous.
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Great Film!
9 April 2006 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

Very nice movie! I was browsing the channels on my TV and I usually ignore the channels that air drama movies but then I saw this channel that airs old school movies and it is where I saw this movie. At first, when I saw the title "The Cure" I thought it's gonna be boring but then I got hooked when I saw Brad Renfro was in this movie (because of one of my favorite movie of all time is "The Client" where Brad also stars). Then the scenes was getting better and better. The story is so beautiful and very touching! I cried hard in this movie which I don't usually do. Great casting! and there are so many beautiful lines/quotes in this movie which is very striking and made me cry hard! Now, I bought my own copy on DVD and I always recommend it to everyone!


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