MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,514 this week

Acceptable Risk (2001)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  March 2001 (USA)
4.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.7/10 from 356 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 9 critic

An ambitious medical researcher discovers a mold that he believes could be the foundation of a miracle cure for degenerative diseases.

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (teleplay)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 26 titles
created 06 May 2012
 
a list of 100 titles
created 25 Nov 2012
 
a list of 471 titles
created 12 May 2013
 
a list of 219 titles
created 05 Jul 2013
 
a list of 28 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Acceptable Risk" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Acceptable Risk (TV Movie 2001)

Acceptable Risk (TV Movie 2001) on IMDb 4.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Acceptable Risk.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The scrapbook of most teenagers shows family members and friends at a picnic, at the high school basketball game, at Disneyland. Morris Bird III's, however, paints a different picture. This... See full summary »

Director: Robert J. Emery
Stars: Matt Czuchry, Ben Savage, Jeffrey DeMunn
Pale Saints (1997)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Two small time hoods pretend to be serious henchmen in order to get to do a job in Toronto that they think will get them serious recognition in the mob. Things soon get out of control.

Director: J.H. Wyman
Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Saul Rubinek, Michael Riley
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  

A man is accused of murder and manipulated into a web of deceit as his thought-to-be dead twin brother plots revenge on those who tried to kill him.

Director: Paul Cade
Stars: Dana Ashbrook, Kelly Rutherford, Roy Scheider
Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A guy called Eric owns a huge house and some greedy people want to build a mall over it. So they get someone to burn down his house. Eric is badly burned but not dead, and a year later the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Friedman
Stars: Derek Rydall, Jonathan Goldsmith, Rob Estes
No Greater Love (TV Movie 1995)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A woman (Kelly Rutherford) who loses her fiance and her parents in the Titanic disaster neglects her own needs to care for her brothers and sister.

Director: Richard T. Heffron
Stars: Kelly Rutherford, Chris Sarandon, Nicholas Campbell
Coma (TV Mini-Series 2012)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A young medical student discovers that something sinister is going on in her hospital after routine procedures send more than a few seemingly healthy patients into comas on the operating table.

Stars: Lauren Ambrose, Steven Pasquale, Geena Davis
Coma (1978)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When a young female doctor notices an unnatural amount of comas occurring in her hospital she uncovers a horrible conspiracy.

Director: Michael Crichton
Stars: Michael Douglas, Rip Torn, Geneviève Bujold
Witness to Murder (TV Movie 2007)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

In a small town, Jordan, the son of police chief Bates, and his friends Glenn and Russel Derrek, the son of the garage-owner Gordon Russell, enjoy having their way with local girls, like ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Scott
Stars: Kelly Rutherford, Kirsten Prout, Jesse Moss
Generations (1989–1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stars: Andrew Masset, Kelly Rutherford, Josef Rainer
Buried Secrets (TV Movie 1996)
Horror | Mystery | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Michael Toshiyuki Uno
Stars: Tiffani Thiessen, Tim Matheson, Melinda Culea
Eastwick (TV Movie 2002)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Michael M. Robin
Stars: Marcia Cross, Kelly Rutherford, Lori Loughlin
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

An American army intelligence officer discovers corruption and murder by American soldiers in Vietnam.

Director: Terry Cunningham
Stars: Antonio Sabato Jr., Fred Ward, Kelly Rutherford
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Edward Welles
...
Kim Welles
...
Bobby
...
Lois
...
Gloria
...
Professor Gavin
Yanna McIntosh
Scott Hylands
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chad Bruce ...
Tim
James Bulliard ...
Billy
Darce Florio ...
(voice)
...
Daughter
Matt Kippen ...
Local Kid
Arne MacPherson ...
Rupert
Edit

Storyline

An ambitious medical researcher discovers a mold that he believes could be the foundation of a miracle cure for degenerative diseases.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

They've unearthed a miracle. Pray it doesn't kill them.

Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

March 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Robin Cook's 'Acceptable Risk'  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Interesting tragedy
1 February 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews



I liked everything about this film except the unfortunate ending. I've always been a big fan of Kelly Rutherford and she did her usual great job in this one. I used to watch her in The Adventures of Briscoe County Jr. it seems like ages ago, and have watched for her movies ever since. She's really good in Threat Matrix too, although in that she plays a rather stern, tough girl character in my opinion. Needless to say, I think she's a cutie and really added a lot to this movie.


6 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Acceptiable Risk suicidalady
Discuss Acceptable Risk (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?