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Extraordinary Measures

Synopsis

Inspired by an incredible true story, the CBS Films docudrama portrays one father's desperate quest to save his children from succumbing to a rare life-threatening genetic disorder. Working-class father John Crowley (Brendan Fraser) is finally on the fast track to corporate success when his two young children, Megan and Patrick, are diagnosed with Pompe disease -- a condition that prevents the body from breaking down sugar. In time, it disables the heart and the muscles, ultimately resulting in death...more

Movies.com Critics

1.5

Dave White Profile

HE'S ALREADY WORKING 'ROUND THE CLOCK!

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2.5

Jen Yamato Profile

Moving topic, mediocre melodrama.

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Other Critics

3.0

45 out of 100 Metascore®

Mixed or average reviews

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For Families

14

OK for kids 14+

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