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  • 100
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    An earthy, sexy mystery. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    So profoundly does The Third Miracle live up to its title that Agnieszka Holland's exceptional meditation upon a priest's crisis of faith might win the endorsement of archdiocese and agnostic alike. show more

  • 38
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    It tries to be more existential than gumshoe but falls way short. show more

  • 44
    Michael Atkinson Mr. Showbiz

    Few other 1999 films are as filthy with tantalizing elements as Agnieszka Holland's The Third Miracle, and of those that come close, none other is as pointless, confused, or unsatisfying. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Here is a rarity, a film about religion that is neither pious nor sensational, simply curious. No satanic possessions, no angelic choirs, no evil spirits, no lovers joined beyond the grave. Just a man doing his job. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Harris and Heche make an interesting team--- and the picture reaps the benefit of their creative performances show more

  • 75
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    Harris, Heche make unholy twosome. show more

  • 63
    Miami Herald

    It's not particularly plausible or well-developed, but it does allow the two seasoned actors to share a sexually tense, vodka-fueled scene at Helen's grave. show more

  • 63
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    A flawed drama offering a rare look at the Catholic Church's canonization process. show more

  • 50
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    Takes on provocative and stimulating subject matter, but can't bring it into satisfying dramatic focus, stranding three strong actors who are superior to their material. show more

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