Medicine Man (1992) – IMDb



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Storyline

An eccentric scientist working for a large drug company is working on a research project in the Amazon jungle. He sends for a research assistant and a gas chromatograph because he’s close to a cure for cancer. When the assistant turns out to be a “mere woman”, he rejects her help. Meanwhile, the bulldozers get closer to the area in which they are conducting research, and they eventually learn to work together, and begin to fall in love.
Written by
Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>


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Taglines:

He turned his back on civilization. Only to discover he had the power to save it.
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Lorraine Bracco turned down the role of Catwoman/Selina Kyle in Batman Returns (1992) to do this movie. On 10/16/2019 Lorraine confirms this is completely NOT TRUE on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen as the host and Dr. Oz as the co-guest. See more »


Goofs

At the end credits, Volkswagen is misspelled as Volkswagon. See more »


Quotes

[after the rescue]

Dr. Robert Campbell:
Don’t cry.

Dr. Rae Crane:
[sobbing]
You said I could cry all I want.

Dr. Robert Campbell:
Oh yes, I did, didn’t I? Okay. Go ahead, knock yourself out.

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Alternate Versions

All film and video releases are cut in the UK to get a “PG” rating. See more »


Connections

Featured in What’s Up Doc?: Episode #1.10 (1992)

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Soundtracks

That Old Black Magic
Written by Johnny Mercer (as John H. Mercer) and Harold Arlen
Famous Music Corp. (ASCAP)
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Details

Release Date:

7 February 1992 (USA)

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000
(estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,494,271,
9 February 1992

Gross USA:

$45,500,797

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$45,500,797


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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1

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