Dragonfly (2002)

When Doctor Joe Darrow's young wife dies in a tragic bus crash, he is devastated. He returns to his work, treating sick children. Soon, some of the children start to have remarkably similar near-death experiences, and Joe begins to… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 22, 2002
DVD Release Date: July 30, 2002
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Critic Score: 7% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Sappy, dull, and muddled, Dragonfly is too melancholic and cliched to generate much suspense.

Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

The undisputed king of the cornball concept, Kevin Costner has an uncanny aptitude for gravitating toward the dopiest projects in sight, but this time he's outdone himself.

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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

More dull than offensive, Dragonfly keeps Costner on screen for nearly every scene, which pretty much compounds the movie's boredom quotient.

Emanuel Levy

Preposterously plotted, highly sentimental supernatural thrillers

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Time Out

The 'surprise' ending is as predictable as it is a long time coming.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

A sappy, often absurd disappointment.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Boring, phony and a complete waste of talent.

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Paul Malcolm
L.A. Weekly

Despite the film's aspirations to soul healing, its uplift remains mechanical, like an escalator's.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

A numbingly pretentious project.

Kit Bowen

Neither spooky nor otherworldly.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Stupid junk
Kevin M. Williams
a very workable watchable film moving from modern chicagoland hospitals to the jungles of venezula, a tale of love that at first questions a doctor's… More
Red Lats
The movie is OK - not outstanding, just OK. It is frustrating as we see Joe (Costner) getting these supposed messages from his deceased wife, and we don't… More
Emily Armstrong
I have really had it up to HERE with jump scares. My days of being impressed by loud sudden sounds are over, as is my capacity to appreciate this film.… More
Tim Salmons
Mason Williams
Dragonfly was a very unique film with Kevin Costner. Kevin plays a husband whom looses his wive in a foregin land. Costner starts to get messages from his dead… More

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