Blue Sky
Blue Sky (1994)

Drama set in the early 1960s, in which an Army Major stumbles onto a military cover-up of a nuclear indiscretion. Final film from director Tony Richardson.

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 16, 1994
DVD Release Date: October 24, 2006
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ryan Gilbey
Independent on Sunday

Watching Lange and Jones together is like being caught in sheet lightning.

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Emanuel Levy

There are two reasons to see this preposterously plotted military-marital melodrama: Jessica Lange's Oscar-winning performance and the fact that it became Brit Tony Richrdson's very last work.

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Rob Gonsalves

Jones and Lange at their best.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Lange and Jones are an electrifying couple

Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

Persuasively alive... The movie is sufficiently at odds with itself to be both frustrating and intriguing.

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Chris Hicks
Deseret News (Salt Lake City)

Even without that lumpy subplot, Blue Sky is wildly uneven and is virtually held together most of the way by the performances of its stars.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Julie B
Strong performances in a so-so movie. A little issue-movie-of-the-week-ish.
John Ballantine
A sleeper that most people did not catch in 1994. This is the best character that I have seen Jessica Lange do including her earlier depiction of Frances… More
Randy Tippy
A loosely structured story that is held together by the gravity of Jessica Lange's inspiring performance. A jumble of adultery, deceit and mental illness… More
Alec Barniskis
I suppose Lange and Jones are good buy the movie itself leaves a lot to be desired. Between all the melodrama and the lukewarm nuclear testing B-plot… More
Steve K
Jones is just as good as Lange. Worthwhile for their performances alone.
Audrey Lush
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