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A Cure for Wellness (2016)

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An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps, but soon suspects that the spa's treatments are not what they seem.

Director:

Gore Verbinski

Writers:

Justin Haythe (screenplay by), Justin Haythe (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dane DeHaan ... Lockhart
Jason Isaacs ... Volmer
Mia Goth ... Hannah
Ivo Nandi ... Enrico
Adrian Schiller ... Deputy Director
Celia Imrie ... Victoria Watkins
Harry Groener ... Pembroke
Tomas Norström ... Frank Hill
Ashok Mandanna Ashok Mandanna ... Ron Nair
Magnus Krepper ... Pieter the Vet
Peter Benedict Peter Benedict ... Constable
Michael Mendl ... Bartender
Maggie Steed ... Mrs. Abramov
Craig Wroe ... Morris
David Bishins ... Hank Green
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An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. He soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they seem. When he begins to unravel its terrifying secrets, his sanity is tested, as he finds himself diagnosed with the same curious illness that keeps all the guests here longing for the cure. Written by 20th Century Fox

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There is a cure. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing violent content and images, sexual content including an assault, graphic nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The story structure is similar to the novels of Ira Levin - Rosemary's Baby, The Stepford Wives, The Boys From Brazil, etc. - many of which have been made into movies. See more »

Goofs

In Switzerland all train lines are electrified with overhead wires. The train in the entrance sequence of the movie was a diesel train, which is not allowed in Switzerland. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lockhart: [on the phone] No, we can not touch the munis, we use them as collateral for a leveraged equity position in Cisco. Never mind, take everything out of First National, move it over to Banyon.
Josh: Wait, you mean Delaware, I thought that was dead.
Lockhart: That's resurrected, we need to clean up the Reynolds account in case those fucks at AML decide to do their job.
Josh: Are you sure about that?
Lockhart: Nothing on email. Move everything back on Monday... You paying attention?
Josh: Yeah, yeah, I am.
Conductor: Tickets?
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Crazy Credits

The 20th Century Fox fanfare is silent and the logo fades out early. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Tulip Fever (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68: Pastoral II. Andante Molto Mosso
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by the London Symphony Orchestra, Conducted by Josef Krips
Courtesy of Countdown Media
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The Good And The Not So
21 November 2018 | by xkh-33182See all my reviews

The film is gorgeous to watch and begins with an interesting premise. The scenery and the intrigue are enough to power the viewer to motor on. The bulk of the story, however, really makes little sense. That so many otherwise smart or aware people would either be conned or allow themselves to be herded and do nothing to resist is inexplicable. Scripts need to try harder nowadays The reference to Ivanka and Donald is gross - I assume even in deep Republican country ... I hope - and should be disturbing to most.


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Language:

English | German

Release Date:

17 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,356,941, 19 February 2017

Gross USA:

$8,106,986

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$26,620,002
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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