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Based on 32 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 30
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    This mumbo-jumbo plays like The X Files on Prozac. No wonder the actors look narcotized. show more

  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    So restrained that viewers may start to yearn for a bogeyman to burst from the closet. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Compellingly watchable horror-spectacle. show more

  • 40
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Movies like this have been around forever too. They're a normal condition of winter's doldrums, which, in the fullness of time, will pass. show more

  • 50
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Watching the film is like getting hooked by a fearful angler who can't successfully reel you in. show more

  • 38
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Gere, who's credited with keeping the project alive for years, has never thrown himself quite so fully into a role, and Pellington tells the story without a hint of skepticism. I suppose he had no choice. If you're going to treat poppycock as history, you had better believe it. show more

  • 75
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    Better than its trailers indicate. Forget the seemingly silly Chapstick moment: Any film that sends a cold shock to your system is doing something right. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Like a time-travel movie, but without the time travel, The Mothman Prophecies delights in playing with cause-and-effect relationships. show more

  • 75
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    By the end, an end that has a little too much melodrama to it, we can only shake our heads in wonder. show more

  • 63
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    As the plot loses steam, director Mark Pellington (whose paranoid thriller "Arlington Road" was one of the worst movies of 1999) tends to rely on cheap tricks to maintain suspense, although the final catastrophe is very nicely done. show more

  • April 21, 2011 mecanicobmw
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    great movie wow can\'t stop waching in it

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