Medicine Man
Medicine Man (1992)

A research scientist discovers a cure for cancer in the Brazilian rainforest but loses the formula. When a logging company begins to harvest the forest, he must race against time to rediscover the secret before it is gone forever in this… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 7, 1992
DVD Release Date: August 17, 1999
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The big-budget pic has Connery as the maverick scientist to keep thing perking and exotic background shots, but little else going for it.

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Michael Szymanski
Zap2it.com

Embarrassing for Connery

Blake Davis
KFOR Channel 4 News

A thoughtful, but preachy, mess of a movie.

Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

Interesting, intriguing blend of character study and action with Sean Connery.

Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com

A decent premise laid low by Bracco's lack of credibility and constant whining.

Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Connery & Bracco run through the jungle. Yawn.

Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com

Inoffensive jungle flick. Connery's wicked hair weave took home Best Supporting Actor.

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

One of the weakest 'Indiana Jones' rip-offs to date.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Connery as always makes this movie for me. One of my all time favorites. Unlike others I like Bracco and thought the movie was well done.
Cindy I
Sean Connery is a doctor with a ponytail in the jungle. He accidently discovers a cure for cancer, but doesn't know how he did it. Besides some nice… More
Aj V
Yet another movie I watched in school. Why? I wish I knew. I didn't think much of it, obviously, but since I don't remember much of it, I'll… More
Tim Salmons
Genuinely different type of jungle drama, this is a very good one.
Jason Owens
Dr. Campbell (Sean Connery), a biochemist who has been doing extensive medical research for years in the lush rainforests of the Amazon, has found what just… More
Dean King
An enjoyable drama as a scientist is close to discovering a cure for cancer but bulldozers are closing in on the area of forest where the plants with the… More