88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
So breathtaking, so beautiful, so bold in its imagination, that it's a surprise at the end to find it doesn't finally deliver.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
What Dreams May Come has the sensibilities of an art film placed into a big-budget feature with an A-list cast.
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Too bad. What dreams may come, indeed, when such enticing foreplay ends with a consummation devoutly to be missed.
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60

Empire

By Kim Newman
This is one of those failures that has so many near-great things that it almost gets by on guts.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
So diaphanous it practically dissolves as you watch it.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
Astonishing visualizations of the afterlife are coupled with a drawn-out allegory about communication between the living and the dead that becomes something of a trial to sit through.
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
This visually inventive fantasy paints the wide screen with colorful effects, but its psychological and spiritual ideas rarely rise above "new age" fuzziness.
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50

Film Threat

By Chris Gore
What's so disappointing is that the film had so much potential as a concept. The story slowly degenerates into a plodding, sappy bore.
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
How can a film look so radiant and be so hollow?
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25

San Francisco Examiner

A scary example of bad movies happening to good people.
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44 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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