A.I.: Artificial Intelligence Synopsis
An android boy (Haley Joel Osment) embarks on a journey to discover his true nature.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Pure magic, a three-act movie fantasy that transports us -- as the best films do -- to a world of its own, a place of ambiguous joy and...
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
There aren't many at all like Spielberg and Kubrick, directors willing to lasso dreams (that's Steven) and nightmares (that's Stanley) or...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Most of its features work fine, and it will dazzle you with its tricks and illusions. But it is not what it claims to be on the package.
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Spielberg has said that in their collaboration, cut short by Kubrick's death, Kubrick had opened his heart as never before. Although the...
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
This is a movie to be knocked, chewed and gummed, but not dismissed. It's the first 2001 release I've rushed to see twice.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Audacious, technically masterful, challenging, sometimes moving, ceaselessly watchable. What holds it back from greatness is a failure to...
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70

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Whether audiences are pleased or vexed, very vexed, by A.I., any movie buff worth his salt will want to sift through this fascinating wreck...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Desmond Ryan
A fascinating but flawed work that demonstrates that, contrary to popular wisdom, great minds do not think alike.
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A grim disappointment for grown-ups, and far too violent for young kids. I found it to be clumsy, misanthropic and intractably lifeless.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
By the end A.I. exhibits all its creators' bad traits and none of the good. So we end up with the structureless, meandering, slow-motion...
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Sucked ...Sucked ...Sucked !!!!!!!

By DomK1977
I think what happened in this film was the script was written half way and then was handed to a bunch of 3rd graders to finish. This movie had me for the first half and then took a nose dive. I have...

Horrible

By darlinglatina
I couldn't wait for this movie to end. You could tell it was written by Kubrick and directed by Spielberg. I felt like I was watching 2 completely different movies. Boring and confusing. I'm glad...

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Rated PG-13 | For Violent Images and Some Sexual Content
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Provocative movie suitable for teens.
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