41
Based on 17 Critics
89
Based on 82 Users
  • In a film that offers itself as a Gump-esque moral fable, Phenomenon could serve as a case study of When Smart Films Fail. 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

  • 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]

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com