The Other Sister - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Other Sister Reviews

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March 22, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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
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
Beautifully acted!
January 1, 2000
There's a word for this vulgar family-therapy movie: retarded.
Full Review | Original Score: D
January 1, 2000
Mostly works thanks to lead performances.
January 1, 2000
Has neither the imagination nor the reach of Forrest Gump.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
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
The charming innocence in this unusual take on first love and first heartbreak gives THE OTHER SISTER its special quality.
January 1, 2000
So over-the-top maudlin that it makes Patch Adams and Stepmom look stoic and reserved.