A story of a brilliant but unorthodox scientist [botanist] (Sean Connery as Dr Robert Campbell) who discovers a cure for cancer in the Brazilian rainforest. Also starring Lorraine Bracco (as Dr Rae Crane). Medicine Man delivers unmatched entertainment with its spectacular mix of breathtaking scenery, captivating performances, and thrilling, nonstop excitement.
— Rating: 2.89 (87 votes)
Director: John McTiernan
Producer: Sean Connery, Donna Dubrow, Beau Marks, Andrew G. Vajna
Writer: Tom Schulman, Sally Robinson
Music: Jerry Goldsmith
Cinematographer: Donald McAlpine
Distributor: Hollywood Pictures, Cinergi Pictures
Release date: 7 February 1992
Time: 106 min.
Sean Connery as Dr Robert Campbell, Lorraine Bracco as Dr Rae Crane, Jose Wilker as Dr Miguel Ornega and others...
Connery's salary for this film was $10 million.
Connery's hairstyle was based upon composer, Jerry Goldsmith's. Goldsmith is even jokingly-listed in the end credits as one of Connery's hairstylists.
In the film Campbell tells Crane he was planning to call her 'Brooklyn' to which Crane replies 'I'm from the Bronx.' In real life Lorraine Bracco (Crane) is from Brooklyn.