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  • 75
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Neither true believers nor newcomers to the phenomenon will be disappointed. show more

  • 50
    USA Today

    I entered the screening for The X-Files: Fight the Future with myriad questions... I left with disappointing answers. [19 June 1998, p. 7E] show more

  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Truth is, it' not very good. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    As pure movie, The X-Files more or less works. As a story, it needs a sequel, a prequel, and Cliff Notes. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    This is more than enough material for two hours of summer-movie fun, and The X-Files delivers said fun reasonably well. The action scenes are bigger and bolder than their small-screen counterparts. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Examiner

    In the movie, the truth will (and does) out itself. Mulder and Scully have seen the future and it's a giant leap for each of them to comprehend. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Offers two hours of solid entertainment. show more

  • 50
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    What we have here is a pretty good TV show huffed and puffed into a rather mediocre film. show more

  • 60
    Ron Wells Film Threat

    The problem is, the main conspiracy of the show is so vast, you have to walk around it a couple of times before you can see what it is. show more

  • 60

    The X-Files can stand proud as a genuine movie with a beginning, a middle and an end, two charismatic leads and a franchise ahead of it. show more

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