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Acceptable Risk (2001)

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

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William A. Graham

Writers:

Robin Cook (novel), Michael J. Murray (teleplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chad Lowe ... Edward Welles
Kelly Rutherford ... Kim Welles
Sean Patrick Flanery ... Bobby
Patty McCormack ... Lois
Danielle von Zerneck ... Gloria
Phillip Troy Linger ... Professor Gavin
Yanna McIntosh Yanna McIntosh
Joy Tanner
Scott Hylands
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chad Bruce ... Tim
James Bulliard ... Billy
Darce Florio Darce Florio ... (voice)
Annabel Graham ... Daughter
Matt Kippen Matt Kippen ... Local Kid
Arne MacPherson Arne MacPherson ... Rupert
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An ambitious medical researcher discovers a mold that he believes could be the foundation of a miracle cure for degenerative diseases.

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

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Robin Cook's 'Acceptable Risk' See more »

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Production Co:

Zerneck-Sertner Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Interesting tragedy
1 February 2004 | by sunbeam-4See 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.


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