Jack (1996)

Robin Williams stars as Jack, a boy who grows four times the normal rate of any other ten-year-old. Forced to join the fourth grade, his classmates reject him at first but soon see the advantages of having him around. Of course Jack gets… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 3, 2004
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cole Smithey


James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

High ickiness quotient in this weird dramedy

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Beyond underwhelming.

Clint Morris

Williams at his versatile best

Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian

Coppola, of course, was abducted by aliens and replaced with a pod person in the middle of filming Godfather III.

Fred Topel

Terrible comedy. Depressing (he's basically going to die by 20) and the jokes are obvious. Williams is great and understated, but wasted in this script.

Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Robin Williams is a big kid. Wow, what a stretch.

Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

It seems unlikely that a Francis Ford Coppola movie starring the outrageous, hyperkinetic Robin Williams could be bland, but Jack is.

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Frank Ochieng

Coppola was obviously having an off day with this manipulative and meaningless dribble of a dramedy. Robin Williams should consider omitting Jack from his film resume'.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Jack is one of Francis Ford Coppola's most mediocre outings as a director. The film had plenty of good potential of being a great film, but it falls flat… More
Cassie Hill
Story about how everyone is the same and no different.
Lucas Martins
Not the worst movie that I ever see, but the worst movie that Coppola could direct. Jack is the real end of the great filmmaker that made The Godfather. Rotten.
KJ Proulx
Very entertaining! I know I shouldn't like it, but I find it extremely heart-felt, funny, and entertaining! It get's a great big recommendation from… More
Aj V
This movie has such a strange, unreal, outrageous premise, I can't decide whether it's horrible or incredibly interesting. Overall, it's just… More
Lenny Muggsy
Coppola baby, classic shit.