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The Other Sister Reviews

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January 29, 2005
Giovanni Ribisi could be his generation's Dustin Hoffman... he could also be his generation's Richard Benjamin...
Read More | Original Score: B-
February 8, 2003
For what is supposed to be a poignant love story, The Other Sister fails to show much spark.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Beautifully acted!
January 1, 2000
Shameless in its use of mental retardation as a gimmick, a prop and a plot device.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
So over-the-top maudlin that it makes Patch Adams and Stepmom look stoic and reserved.
January 1, 2000
Lewis is terrific!
January 1, 2000
There's a word for this vulgar family-therapy movie: retarded.
Full Review | Original Score: D
January 1, 2000
impresses with its hardy ability to tickle and tear its audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Not only is the film way too long, but it often comes across as extremely haphazard with many scenes seeming too random, unattached to the greater picture and/or orphaned midstream.
January 1, 2000
Builds toward an emotional crescendo that will fill you with tears, many of joy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Lacks the depth of thought this complex topic deserves.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
January 1, 2000
Has neither the imagination nor the reach of Forrest Gump.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
The film pushes the outer limits of just how long anyone with a normal I.Q. can watch what should be a TV sitcom.
January 1, 2000
Grotesquely sentimental, shamelessly manipulative and fundamentally bad.
January 1, 2000
Never manages more than a glib, TV movie-of- the-week glance at their lives.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
A torturous endurance test!
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
January 1, 2000
A neatly wrapped made-for-TV homily!
January 1, 2000
Everything is reduced to a transparent formula. And everyone plays their schematic part.
January 1, 2000
The charming innocence in this unusual take on first love and first heartbreak gives THE OTHER SISTER its special quality.
January 1, 2000
Warm-hearted but ultimately soft!
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