K-PAX Synopsis
A psychiatrist's (Jeff Bridges) patient (Kevin Spacey) claims to be extraterrestrial.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
This is a tour-de-force performance, delivered by an actor at the top of his game, and it's a shame that K-Pax, instead of engaging our...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
The images are lustrous, the cutting is brisk and the acting of the two leads is right on the money.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The heart of the movie is in the Spacey performance, and in knowing that less is more, he plays Prot absolutely matter-of-factly.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
When Kevin Spacey takes center stage, our planet really does seem bright.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
I rather like the whole mystic- crystal-revelations aspect of K-PAX, and the idea that even a psychiatrist of Jeff Bridges' handsome,...
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63

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
It would be gratifying to report that there's a lot more to K-Pax than Spacey at the top of his form, but there isn't.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Both consoling and confounding.
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50

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
It's all very "Cuckoo's Nest," but in a glib, facile way, and it leaves K-PAX adrift in its fuzzy, New-Agey orbit.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Not worth the rocket fuel.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
As impressive as Kevin Spacey ordinarily is, this isn't the best vehicle for his considerable talents.
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Rated PG-13 | For Sequences of Violence, Sensuality and Brief Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Terrific acting by Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges.
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