Extraordinary Measures


1h 49m 2010

Brief Synopsis

When both of their children are diagnosed with a rare disease and given less than a year to live, John and Aileen Crowley, a working class couple, refuse to sit back and watch them die. After learning that a researcher may be on the brink of finding a cure, the couple goes to great lengths to financ

Film Details

Also Known As
Crowley, Decisiones extremas, For His Sick Kid
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adaptation
Biography
Drama
Medical
Release Date
2010
Distribution Company
CBS Films
Location
Portland, Oregon, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Synopsis

When both of their children are diagnosed with a rare disease and given less than a year to live, John and Aileen Crowley, a working class couple, refuse to sit back and watch them die. After learning that a researcher may be on the brink of finding a cure, the couple goes to great lengths to finance his work in a race against the clock to save their children's lives.

Film Details

Also Known As
Crowley, Decisiones extremas, For His Sick Kid
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adaptation
Biography
Drama
Medical
Release Date
2010
Distribution Company
CBS Films
Location
Portland, Oregon, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter January 22, 2010

Released in United States on Video May 18, 2010

Based on a true story.

Based on the article "For His Sick Kids, A Father Struggled to Develop a Cure" by Geeta Anand and published by The Wall Street Journal August 26, 2003.

Based on the book "The Cure: How a Father Raised $100 Million--And Bucked the Medical Establishment--In a Quest to Save His Children" written by Geeta Anand published by Regan Books August 29, 2006.

Project was previously in development at Columbia Pictures.

Released in United States Winter January 22, 2010 (1750+)

Released in United States on Video May 18, 2010