Medicine Man PG-13

Medicine Man
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG-13
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 45 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: August 17, 1999
  • Originally Released: 1992
  • Label: Walt Disney Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 21


User Ratings: 37,437
Rating: 1/5 -- One of the weakest 'Indiana Jones' rip-offs to date.
Juicy Cerebellum
Mar 4, 2003
Rating: 3/5 -- Inoffensive jungle flick. Connery's wicked hair weave took home Best Supporting Actor.
Aug 4, 2003
While Medicine Man clearly has its heart in saving the rain forest, its brain is stuck in that place where Hollywood formulas are stillborn. Full Review
Hartford Courant
May 30, 2018
Rating: 1.5/5 -- Connery & Bracco run through the jungle. Yawn.
Jul 26, 2002
Rating: C+ -- The big-budget pic has Connery as the maverick scientist to keep thing perking and exotic background shots, but little else going for it. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Jun 3, 2011
...[Connery] remains a genuinely magnetic presence...
Los Angeles Times
Feb 7, 1992
Rating: 1/5 -- Embarrassing for Connery
Mar 21, 2003

Product Description:

Removing himself from modern society, Dr Robert Campbell (Sean Connery), has become a Medicine Man to the people of the Amazonian village which he inhabits. By a freak mishap, Campbell has deduced that the cure for cancer can be derived from a chemical found in a Brazilian flower.

Fellow scientist/beauty Dr. Rae Crane tracks down the elusive Campbell in an effort to monitor his progress. The two doctors, although physical attracted to one another butt heads when a villager becomes sick, and Campbell wishes to use only remaining bit of cancer curing serum to save the native's life. In addition to battling each other, the doctors must contend with a group of loggers who pose a danger to the village.

Shot in Mexico and Brazil, Director John McTiernan returns to the jungles he burned in his 1987 blockbuster, PREDATOR, and delivers a scenic psychic thriller. Gone is the gore from McTiernan's previous films. Instead he has choses a more humanistic topic, conservation, plus, the sparks between actors Connery and Bracco are more incendiary than any machine gun.

Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.:

Medicine Man
Academy Award(R)-winning star Sean Connery (Best Supporting Actor, 1987 -- THE UNTOUCHABLES), reunites with action director John McTiernan (THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER, DIE HARD) for another powerful collaboration in the heroic box office smash MEDICINE MAN! Screen favorite Connery plays Dr. Robert Campbell, a brilliant but unorthodox scientist racing against time in his bold research for a cure against cancer. Set deep in the forbidding Amazon rain forest, this action-packed hit follows Campbell hot on the trail of an amazing discovery -- but the eccentric recluse soon finds himself caught in the midst of an explosive adventure! Also starring Oscar(R)-nominee Lorraine Bracco (Best Supporting Actress, 1990 -- GOODFELLAS), MEDICINE MAN delivers unmatched entertainment with its spectacular mix of breathtaking scenery, captivating performances, and thrilling, nonstop excitement!


Production Notes:

  • Color by Technicolor; shot in Panavision, on location in Brazil and Mexico.
  • Jesus Buenrostro and Marlisi Storchi were the Brazilian Indian art directors; Rita Muritmho was the Brazilian Indian costume designer and Maria Fatima Toledo was the Brazilian Indian choreographer.
  • Copyright 1992 Cinergi Productions Inc.
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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 133
  • UPC: 717951003188
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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