Amy (2001)

Eight year-old Amy witnesses her rock star father get electrocuted on-stage and his subsequent death. The trauma causes her to go psychologically deaf and mute. Four years later, she discovers that she can sing, but not talk, and is brought… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 2, 2001
DVD Release Date: January 4, 2005
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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

[Tass] accents the easy bathos of David Parker's script.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Ultimately undone by a less-than-credible, often cloying screenplay marked by underdeveloped characters and contrived situations.

Paula Nechak
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

All over the map, not able to make up its mind whether it wants to be slapstick or a heart-wrenching drama.

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Misha Berson
Seattle Times

This well-meaning film is really just another one-hanky slum fairy tale -- this time with an Aussie accent.

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Jan Stuart

A crowd-charming contemporary fable with more than a touch of Dickens in its go-for-broke heart.

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Steve Simels
TV Guide

An earnest attempt to fob off a sentimental and rather silly melodrama as a gritty piece of urban realism.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Nowhere near as good as Tass and Parker's best film, the delightful Malcolm.

Lawrence Van Gelder
New York Times

Provides satisfactions that must be balanced against its flaws.

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Harvey S. Karten

Effectively combines the genres of musical, drama and comedy in a delightfully, family-friendly film.

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Dannielle Albert
BEST MOVIE I've seen in a looong time. It definitely evoked a lot of emotion and some tears. Incredible acting by young De Roma and very interesting… More