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Based on 14 Reviews
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  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Jack is a warm, heartfelt disaster that shows that life is fleeting but movies can be very long indeed. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    This feel-good motion picture is intelligently written and expertly directed. show more

  • 50
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Examiner

    Francis Ford Coppola's Jack has its affecting moments, but in the end illustrates the pitfalls of the "concept" movie, the kind you can boil down to a one-line hook. show more

  • 50
    TV Guide

    Francis Ford Coppola falls down and goes boom with this depressing, ill-conceived comedy. show more

  • 38
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    [Robin Williams] has been ill-served by a screenplay that isn't curious about what his life would really be like. show more

  • 40
    Caroline Westbrook Empire

    The formula for Robin Williams' childish stick wares dangerously thin this time out. show more

  • NA
    Marjorie Baumgarten Austin Chronicle

    A listless family comedy and bland morality primer. show more

  • 50
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    it's a synthetic, rather drab movie, one that seems linked less to experience, or even to fantasy, than to other movies - "Big," of course, and also "E.T.," "Mask," and "Phenomenon." show more

  • 60
    Vincent Canby The New York Times

    Within the limits and cliches of utterly predictable material, Mr. Coppola is still finally able to make this one from the heart. show more

  • 50
    Washington Post

    It sits in a rather unspectacular niche between modern fairy tale and a disease-of-the-week TV movie. show more

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