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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

For filming, Castle Hohenzollern was completely closed to the public from July 13 to July 24, 2015. See more »

Goofs

When Lockhart is put in the sensory deprivation chamber, he is given vocal instructions while being fully submerged under water. He would not be able to hear them. See more »

Quotes

Hannah: You told me one day I could leave.
Lockhart: [brainwashed] Why would anybody want to leave?
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: A Cure for Wellness (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

No. 5 in B Flat D485: 2. Andante Con Moto
Composed by Franz Schubert
Performed by Berliner Philharmoniker, Conducted by Karl Böhm
Courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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3 February 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This had the makings of a really GREAT Action,suspense and mystery movie...The cinematography was excellent,the acting was very well done, and there was lots of suspense. However,not enough was explained at the movie's conclusion and you were left with way too many unanswered questions! I am left longing for a complete explanation of the story line! A much needed and decent synopsis would be great at this point. I really did enjoy Dane De Haan's powerful performance. I was not familiar with him or any of the other actors before this film. Jason Isaac was very good as well,and Mia Goth reminded somewhat of Mia Farrow in Rosemary's Baby.I find it very difficult to discuss this strange movie without revealing spoilers, so I really cannot say much more about it.


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