The Cure
The Cure (1995)

Erik (Brad Renfro) is a 13-year-old boy whose single mother, Gail (Diana Scarwid), has just moved to a new home in Minnesota. Erik feels like a fish out of water with his Southern accent, and he has trouble making friends until he meets… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 21, 1995
DVD Release Date: November 23, 2004
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Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today

Practically screams 'TV movie.'

Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

The Cure is more of a series of anecdotes than a narrative story, and there are all kinds of contrived encounters that are meant to be amusing and charming, but which often feel like underdeveloped stereotypes.

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Blake Davis
KFOR Channel 4 News

A surprisingly sweet film, featuring two young actors who know what they're doing.

Clint Morris

A touching tale of friendship lost and found

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Conner Rainwater
Tear Jerkers don't come with any more powerful than cute kids getting AIDS. Joseph Mazzello and Brad Renfro made a great pair and made the characters seem… More
Haley Anderson
A touching story with two wonderful leads: Joseph Mazzello and the late Brad Renfro.
Todd Smith
The Cure is a very unique and touching drama from Children of The Corn director, Peter Horton. The film takes plays early on in the AIDS crisis, before there… More
John Ballantine
A film that feels like Buckley's cough syrup. You don't really look forward to seeing it but it is good for you. A decent early view of the AIDS… More