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Michael (1996)

Michael (1996)




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From his appearance, you would not guess that pot-bellied, cigarette-smoking and dirty-winged Michael was an angel. But when three tabloid reporters learn that there is an angel afoot they go to Iowa to meet him. For publicity they bring him to Chicago, sharing misadventure along the way.more
Rating: PG (For a mild barroom brawl, some language and sexuality.)
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Peter Dexter, Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron, Pete Dexter, Jim Quinlan
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 10, 1997


Andie MacDowell
as Dorothy Winters
William Hurt
as Frank Quinlan
Bob Hoskins
as Vartan Malt
Robert Pastorelli
as Huey Driscoll
Jean Stapleton
as Pansy Milbank
Teri Garr
as Judge Esther Newberg
Wallace Langham
as Bruce Craddock
Richard Schiff
as Italian Waiter
Donald J Lee Jr
as court bailiff
Don Lee
as Court Bailiff
Jane Lanier
as Suzanne
John Hussey
as minister
Margaret Travolta
as Reporter No. 1
David Bernstein
as Reporter No. 2
Betsy Sokolow
as Reporter No. 3
Tracy Doyle
as reporter
Tracey A. Doyle
as Reporter No. 4
Debrah Nunez
as Woman No. 1
Dell Aldrich
as Woman No. 2
Kay Colvin
as Woman No. 3
James Garrell
as old geezer
James N. Harrell
as Old Geezer No. 1
Peyton E. Park
as Old Geezer No. 2
Dianne Dreyer
as Jennifer
Tim Harrison
as Slacker No. 1
Daniel Mimura
as Slacker No. 2
Mark Nutter
as counterman
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Critic Reviews for Michael

All Critics (64) | Top Critics (18)

Travolta's charismatic presence is the only positive element in Nora Ephron's flawed romantic fable marred by rough narrative spots and scattered direction, again showing that Ephron lacks the most basic technical skills.

Full Review… | December 27, 2006
Top Critic

Fatally earthbound.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
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Entertainment Weekly
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Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | June 18, 2002
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

Not much in the way of laughs or anything else.

Full Review… | January 13, 2004

Audience Reviews for Michael

I love this Movie somuch. It makes you believe Wonders happen.

Wahida K

Super Reviewer

Not one of Travolta's best, but I definitely liked it more than I anticipated I would.

Jason Owens

Super Reviewer


Not a great film. Ok, but not that great.

Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer

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