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The Other Sister Reviews

February 5, 2018
I tell you what, if I see one more movie where two people suddenly bond while dancing together, or someone "grows up" before your eyes while cutting a rug, I'm gonna strangle myself.
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March 22, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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
There's a word for this vulgar family-therapy movie: retarded.
Full Review | Original Score: D
January 1, 2000
Everything is reduced to a transparent formula. And everyone plays their schematic part.
January 1, 2000
A neatly wrapped made-for-TV homily!
January 1, 2000
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
Watchable fun.
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
Beautifully acted!
January 1, 2000
Has neither the imagination nor the reach of Forrest Gump.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Mostly works thanks to lead performances.
January 1, 2000
The charming innocence in this unusual take on first love and first heartbreak gives THE OTHER SISTER its special quality.