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Based on 10 Reviews
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  • 25
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Derivative to the point of distraction. show more

  • 6
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    It's a sugar rush that'll leave you feeling like a rotten cavity. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Shallow and blatantly manipulative variation on "Awakenings" in which every plot development is telegraphed. show more

  • 25
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Shallow and sentimental in the sappiest Hollywood tradition. show more

  • 40
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    For all its sensitivity, the film abounds with movie cliches about the developmentally challenged. show more

  • NA
    Entertainment Weekly

    Viewers will never be molly-fied by this tripe. show more

  • 50
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    It is moving and has been well-crafted with much care. show more

  • 30
    L.A. Weekly

    This movie's already been entertaining (or boring) airline passengers for months. show more

  • 30
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    (Shue's) sweetly likable performance is the only coherent element in a film that has the impersonal feel of a television drama slapped together in a rush. show more

  • 30

    A shamelessly sentimental story. show more

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