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Phenomenon (1996) Movie Information

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Phenomenon (1996)
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Overall Rank:

6385

Avg. Rating:

2.48/4

# of Ratings:

120

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Rating:

PG

Language:

English

Theater Date:

07/05/1996

Director:

Jon Turteltaub

Actors:

John Travolta
Kyra Sedgwick
Forest Whitaker
Robert Duvall
Jeffrey DeMunn
Brent Spiner

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

An ordinary small-town mechanic sees a strange light on his birthday and wakes up the next day with genius-level intelligence. These newfound powers alienate him from the people in the small town and also attracts government officials who want to know the secret behind his power. -- Chris Kavan

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Yojimbo 11/16/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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1.5/4 

A nice idea and decent cast are let down by an incredibly superficial script that never goes anywhere and has very little to say. Ultimately empty and pointless.

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Snoogans 11/14/2011 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

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1.5/4 

Travolta is good, but the film is a huge mixed bag.

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serioussir 12/29/2008 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

Charming, funny, romantic and heartbreaking. Travolta is completely lovable, as is Sedgwick. Has one of my top ten romantic scenes of all times.

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Epic Fan 02/08/2008 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

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4/4 

This movie holds some sort of magic spell over me. I love this movie to death. Great cast and script. Just a very touching movie.

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Chris Kavan 09/09/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2/4 

A sweet John Travolta that mixes in drama, romance, comedy and fantasy together. It's uneven, but overall is not a bad film. I just never felt any real connection to it, but Travolta fans should definitely check this one out.

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TheWolf 08/04/2007 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

"Phenomenon" is about a small town auto mechanic (Travolta) who experiences something he can only describe as being "a light" and suddenly has peculiar powers such as being able to learn to speak Portuguese in 20 minutes or understanding Dianetics. At issue is, will these powers, which make him the object of fear and awe by the townsfolk, help of hurt his chances with his reluctant love interest (Sedgwick). This movie was ok, sort of an off kilter chick flick that Travolta fans will probably enjoy, but its not one that I go out of my way to see.

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