“Extreme Measures” quotes

Movie Extreme Measures
Michael Apted directed this movie in 1996
Title Extreme Measures
Year 1996
Director Michael Apted
Genre Drama, Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Plot – A homeless is hospitalized but he dies suddenly. Nobody cares about him but Dr. Guy Luthan decides to investigate deeper, putting his career at risk as he's threatened because of his insistence. Gradually he learns about a private research program conducted by Dr. Myrick who aims to restore full efficiency to disabled people removing tissue from dying patients.
All actors – Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, David Morse, Bill Nunn, John Toles-Bey, Paul Guilfoyle, Debra Monk, Shaun Austin-Olsen, André De Shields, J.K. Simmons, Peter Appel
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  • “- Half-Mole: I don't go down there.
    - Dr. Guy Luthan: How do I know you're telling the truth?
    - Half-Mole: You're still alive.”

    Raynor Scheine - Half-Mole
    Hugh Grant - Dr. Guy Luthan
    [Tag:threat, truth]
  • “People die everyday. And for what? For nothing. What do we do? What do you do? You take care of the ones you think you can save.”

    Gene Hackman - Dr. Lawrence Myrick
  • “What if there was hope? What would it be worth to be able to walk again? To be able to feed yourself? To go back to your old life? To be a doctor? What would you endure?”
    Gene Hackman - Dr. Lawrence Myrick
  • “Good doctors do the correct thing. Great doctors have the guts to do the right thing. Your father had those guts.”

    Gene Hackman - Dr. Lawrence Myrick
    [Tag:ability, doctors]
  • “Those men upstairs, maybe there isn't much point to their lives. Maybe they are doing a great thing for the world. Maybe they are heroes. But they didn't choose to be. You chose for them. And you can't do that, because you're a doctor, and you took an oath. I don't care if you find a cure for every disease on the planet! You tortured and...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Hugh Grant - Dr. Guy Luthan
    [Tag:doctors, duty]
  • “- Jodie Trammel: You made a moral choice and not a medical one. I guess I'm kind of surprised, that's all.
    - Dr. Guy Luthan: On my right I see a cop with pictures of his kids in his wallet, and on my left some guy who's taken out a gun on a city bus! I had ten seconds to make a choice. I hope I made the right one.”

    Sarah Jessica Parker - Jodie Trammel
    Hugh Grant - Dr. Guy Luthan
    [Tag:choice, doctors]