Flubber Synopsis
An absent-minded professor (Robin Williams) creates flying rubber.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
As computer-generated special effects have grown more advanced, they threaten to overwhelm such minor matters as story, character, and...
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
In fact, there are times when this movie feels like the latest installment in the over-milked Home Alone saga.
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Robin Williams is no Fred MacMurray, but he plays the hero with his customary energy.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Children may get a kick out of Flubber's lowest-common-denominator antics. They may not recognize that Williams' prodigious talent has been...
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40

Austin Chronicle

By Steve Davis
With the exception of the handful of scenes in which the Flubber does its stuff, however, the youngsters will no doubt be bored by it all.
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40

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Too bad the film isn't nearly as elastic as the miraculous green goo: It can barely contain all the flubber-induced chaos and still make...
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38

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Writer/producer John "Home Alone" Hughes, the Marquis de Sade of kidcom, and director Les Mayfield manage to squeeze the very bounce out of...
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30

Film Threat

By Ron Wells
Remember when John Hughes made small, original, oh say, GOOD movies?
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
It's a perfect fit for Williams -- a hunk of slapstick, a dose of schmaltz -- and yet he can't save the film, which is overproduced,...
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25

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Although the movie may appeal to kids in the lower grades, it's pretty slow, flat and dumb.
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Rated PG
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 9+ Many kids will enjoy this silly movie.
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