Jack Synopsis
A 10-year-old (Robin Williams) ages at four times the normal rate.
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ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
This feel-good motion picture is intelligently written and expertly directed.
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60

The New York Times

By Vincent Canby
Within the limits and cliches of utterly predictable material, Mr. Coppola is still finally able to make this one from the heart.
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50

San Francisco Examiner

By Walter Addiego
Francis Ford Coppola's Jack has its affecting moments, but in the end illustrates the pitfalls of the "concept" movie, the kind you can...
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50

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Francis Ford Coppola falls down and goes boom with this depressing, ill-conceived comedy.
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50

Washington Post

It sits in a rather unspectacular niche between modern fairy tale and a disease-of-the-week TV movie.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
it's a synthetic, rather drab movie, one that seems linked less to experience, or even to fantasy, than to other movies - "Big," of course,...
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40

Empire

By Caroline Westbrook
The formula for Robin Williams' childish stick wares dangerously thin this time out.
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
[Robin Williams] has been ill-served by a screenplay that isn't curious about what his life would really be like.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Jack is a warm, heartfelt disaster that shows that life is fleeting but movies can be very long indeed.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
A listless family comedy and bland morality primer.
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Rated PG-13
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Ten-year-old boy in 40-year-old body is a winner.
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