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A Cure for Wellness (2016)

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An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps, but soon suspects that the spa's treatments are not what they seem.

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Lockhart
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Volmer
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Hannah
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Enrico
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Deputy Director
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Victoria Watkins
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Pembroke
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Frank Hill
Ashok Mandanna ...
Ron Nair
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Pieter The Vet
Peter Benedict ...
Constable
Michael Mendl ...
Bartender
Maggie Steed ...
Mrs. Abramov
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Morris
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Hank Green
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An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. He soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they seem. When he begins to unravel its terrifying secrets, his sanity is tested, as he finds himself diagnosed with the same curious illness that keeps all the guests here longing for the cure. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Rated R for disturbing violent content and images, sexual content including an assault, graphic nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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17 February 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La cura siniestra  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,004,463 (USA) (17 February 2017)

Gross:

$8,103,139 (USA) (17 March 2017)
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Trivia

Originally Hans Zimmer was attached to compose the music for this film but he dropped out to focus on Dunkirk (2017), a film by Christopher Nolan. He was replaced by Benjamin Wallfisch. See more »

Goofs

In Switzerland, none of the car plates have letters, except those showing the canton of origin, here GR for Graubünden. They only have numbers. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Lockhart: I'm not a patient!
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Crazy Credits

The 20th Century Fox fanfare is silent and the logo fades out early. See more »

Connections

References RoboCop (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Spliff
Written by Maurice Ernst, Michael Jakob Krammer, Peter Horazdovsky, Philipp Scheibl
Performed by Bilderbuch
Courtesy of Maschin Records
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A must-watch!
19 February 2017 | by (Belgium, Antwerp) – See all my reviews

I was really excited about this movie when the trailer came out, I could not wait to see it. But after reading multiple bad comments about the film, I got worried.

But I must say, nothing to worry about. The movie is kinda weird maybe, but if you watch the trailer you know what you're settling in for, I suppose.

The story develops itself kinda slow, but that didn't bother me cause I was intrigued by the story. The movie has good actors, a great setting and atmosphere.

It kinda reminded me of Shutter Island, I think because of the whole "mystery island with a weird cure-institution"-thing.


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