Medicine Man
Medicine Man (1992)

A research scientist (Sean Connery) working in a Brazilian rainforest is an irritable alcoholic whose hard work has rewarded him with a cure for cancer. However, he has lost the formula and must race to re-discover the secret before a… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
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

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

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

Scott Weinberg

Connery & Bracco run through the jungle. Yawn.

Widgett Walls

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.
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
AJ Verser
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
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
Anthony Lawrie
Underwhelming. Should have been better!
Tim Salmons
Genuinely different type of jungle drama, this is a very good one.