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The Other Sister Reviews

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Globe and Mail
March 22, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Dallas Morning News
January 1, 2000
Watchable fun.
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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Never manages more than a glib, TV movie-of- the-week glance at their lives.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Beautifully acted!
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
There's a word for this vulgar family-therapy movie: retarded.
Full Review | Original Score: D
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Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz
January 1, 2000
Mostly works thanks to lead performances.
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Has neither the imagination nor the reach of Forrest Gump.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Everything is reduced to a transparent formula. And everyone plays their schematic part.
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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
January 1, 2000
A neatly wrapped made-for-TV homily!
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Bob Fenster
Arizona Republic
January 1, 2000
The charming innocence in this unusual take on first love and first heartbreak gives THE OTHER SISTER its special quality.
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Sean P. Means
Film.com
January 1, 2000
So over-the-top maudlin that it makes Patch Adams and Stepmom look stoic and reserved.