Michael (1996)




Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Movie Info

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.

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


as Dorothy Winters

as Frank Quinlan

as Vartan Malt

as Huey Driscoll

as Pansy Milbank

as Judge Esther Newberg

as Bruce Craddock

as groom

as Italian Waiter

as court bailiff

as Court Bailiff

as Suzanne

as minister

as Reporter No. 1

as Reporter No. 2

as Reporter No. 3

as reporter

as Reporter No. 4

as Woman No. 1

as Woman No. 2

as Woman No. 3

as old geezer

as Old Geezer No. 1

as Old Geezer No. 2

as Jennifer

as Slacker No. 1

as Slacker No. 2

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
Top Critic

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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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