100

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Smart, suspenseful, satisfyingly unpredictable.
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100

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
One of the most skillful, mesmerizing, tense and satisfying time-warp thrillers ever made.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Likely to appeal to the fans of "The Sixth Sense," "Ghost" and other movies where the characters find a loophole in reality. What it also has in common with those two movies is warmth and emotion.
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Enough originality and emotional weight to keep you engrossed even when it lapses into some pretty standard moves at the end.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A fairly wonderful movie about fathers and sons and the mystery of time.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
Corny and far-fetched it may be, but Frequency works - except for some stretches when it doesn't.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Emmerich's screenplay gains emotional punch from its sincere concern for family values, but science-fiction fans may be disappointed by the limited exploration of its fascinating time-travel premise.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
May be the first time travel fantasy to move grown fellows with 401(k) accounts to tears.
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70

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The time shifting raises questions the movie never answers, but it's hard not to enjoy the ride.
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63

USA Today

By Andy Seiler
This surprisingly sentimental science-fiction thriller boasts enough fresh twists to satisfy time-travel junkies.
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67 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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