K-PAX - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

K-PAX Reviews

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Steven Snyder
Zertinet Movies
October 5, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Ted Murphy
December 21, 2001
... a mixed bag, containing some interesting moment but filled with unrealized secondary characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Donald Munro
Fresno Bee
October 26, 2001
Well-produced but overly mechanical.
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
October 29, 2001
Ultimately, the movie may puzzle audiences more than entertain them.
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
October 25, 2001
K-Pax often feels redundant and unsatisfying, like a cinematic version of one of those Reader's Digest condensed books.
Victoria Alexander
October 24, 2001
The story doesn't work, the logic is dreadful, and no one I talked to understood what the ending meant.
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Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
November 5, 2001
...a sort of Cuckoo's-Nest-meets-My-Favorite-Martian that probably sounded good on paper...
Full Review | Original Score: C
Brian Orndorf
November 12, 2001
| Original Score: 5/10
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
October 29, 2001
The film is reasonably well acted, but soft and sappy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rob Gonsalves
August 4, 2007
This being a Hollywood movie, the realistic is soon left out on the curb as quickly as a Christmas tree on December 26, and as mournful-looking.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Claudia Puig
USA Today
October 26, 2001
A queasy amalgamation of Awakenings, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Starman.
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
October 26, 2001
| Original Score: 2/4
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye
March 4, 2002
Although the romantic notion of presenting an irreverent soul at the heart of this film feels like a savvy commentary on the fragile human condition, K-Pax gets lost in its gawky chattiness.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Pretty dull and very slow-paced...
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
October 26, 2001
The unlikely has happened. Kevin Spacey has worn out his welcome. What next?
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review
December 2, 2001
My undying love for Kevin Spacey will help me be kinder...
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
October 16, 2001
"K-PAX" never leaves the stratosphere.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
October 18, 2001
I had hopes for "K-PAX" but was disappointed by the routine story that breaks no ground and derives from other...works.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Rob Blackwelder
October 25, 2001
Quick, somebody give Kevin Spacey a bad guy role before he becomes as bland as Harrison Ford!
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
October 26, 2001
Everyone say Awww... it's Heartwarming(TM)!"
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
November 2, 2001
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
December 10, 2001
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Robert Koehler
June 9, 2008
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
February 7, 2002
J. V. McAuley
February 25, 2004
Nate Yapp
August 12, 2002
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
September 9, 2002
Jimmy O
Film Snobs
October 17, 2002
October 29, 2001
Gary Brown
Houston Community Newspapers
October 30, 2001
Todd R. Ramlow
December 28, 2001
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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
January 22, 2002
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
Alexander Walker
London Evening Standard
December 15, 2003
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
October 26, 2001

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002

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Ebert & Roeper
November 22, 2002
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