Medicine Man
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The Amazon rain forest is a living laboratory for Dr. Robert Campbell (Sean Connery), a reclusive research scientist living with a Brazilian native tribe. Campbell has accidentally discovered a flower extract that cures cancer, but has been unable to duplicate the formula. With the assistance of Dr. Crane (Lorraine Bracco), he explores every possible chemical derivative, but continues to fail. When a child in the village is near death from a tumor pressing against his trachea, Campbell and Crane stand against each other on the moral issue to use the last of the successful serum to save him or… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 24%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An underrated character drama which occasionally slips into thriller mode, Medicine Man is an engaging piece of forgotten '90s cinema."
‑ Stephen Carty, Flix Capacitor
"Inoffensive jungle flick. Connery's wicked hair weave took home Best Supporting Actor."
‑ Widgett Walls,
"One of the weakest 'Indiana Jones' rip-offs to date."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"The big-budget pic has Connery as the maverick scientist to keep thing perking and exotic background shots, but little else going for it."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Embarrassing for Connery"
‑ Michael Szymanski,
"A thoughtful, but preachy, mess of a movie."
‑ Blake Davis, KFOR Channel 4 News
"Interesting, intriguing blend of character study and action with Sean Connery."
‑ Steve Crum, Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
"A decent premise laid low by Bracco's lack of credibility and constant whining."
‑ Brian Mckay,
"Connery & Bracco run through the jungle. Yawn."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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