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The Other Sister Reviews

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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
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 1.5/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
There's a word for this vulgar family-therapy movie: retarded.
Full Review | Original Score: D
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
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.
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
It's as dull as a butter knife and slowed to interminable mediocrity, and inadvertently brings to mind the title of Marshall's autobiography: "Wake Me When It's Funny."
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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
It has all the right cast members...but it cripples them with the screenplay.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 27, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
So over-the-top maudlin that it makes Patch Adams and Stepmom look stoic and reserved.
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 70/100
January 1, 2000
Lacks the depth of thought this complex topic deserves.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
Has neither the imagination nor the reach of Forrest Gump.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
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