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Patch Adams Reviews

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January 1, 2000
The story's a bit too formulaic to summon the tears it's going for.
July 31, 2002
...infuriating because it divides the world into fun-loving rebels and uptight establishment-types
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: D
January 1, 2000
It extracts tears individually by liposuction, without anesthesia!
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
December 27, 2010
True-story medical tale is made shallow and sentimental.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Vile.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
August 18, 2007
Has obviously been made for an audience that has never seen a movie before.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
June 24, 2006
An overdose of sentimental claptrap, underscored by Marc Shaiman's clichéd string arrangements.
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 57/100
January 1, 2000
Offensive and deeply false 'inspirational!'
Full Review | Original Score: F
January 1, 2000
Its simpleminded mawkishness aside, Patch Adams also represents filmic storytelling at its most corrupt.
January 1, 2000
Almost every scene triggers a sense of deja vu!
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
January 1, 2000
Over-determined, heartlessly manipulative!
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 1.5/4
February 8, 2003
...Formulaic from the word go, with so many trite, overused devices that it could serve as a primer for 'things to avoid when making an original movie.'
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
A little too conventional and predictable for my taste. However, when the ending came, the whole effect of the movie was pretty much ruined.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 2, 2009
Indulges to the hilt every obnoxious, hyperactive, oh-what-I-wouldn't-give-for-a-tranquilizer-gun aspect of Robin Williams' performing style.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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