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Based on 17 Critics
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fan reviews ( 2 )
  • But this soggy, sentimental tour through a rural dreamworld of salt-of- the-earth versus supercharged intelligence never quite gets deep enough to touch the soul -- or to make sense. show more

  • Phenomenon is a fantasy about super-intelligence that works best if you can switch off your brain. Those who can will reach weepy nirvana. Those who can't will find this sticky-sweet wallow a bit, well, dumb. [03 Jul 1996 Pg.01.D] show more

  • It's about change, acceptance and love, and it rounds those three bases very nicely, even if it never quite gets to home. show more

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  • October 17, 2012 kaypearl804
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    The one movie that gives us hope that maybe one day we can all have that special ability to see true love on this political planet. Love, special feelings portrayed would be so wonderful. Kay Felton

  • May 11, 2012 kookaburra3000
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    My all time favorite John Travolta movie.

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