Michael (1996)

Traditionally, angels are supposed to have snowy wings, spotless flowing robes and be bathed in heavenly light, but not Michael (John Travolta). With a hairy pot belly, long hair, a cigarette addiction, an insatiable sugar craving and… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 25, 1996
DVD Release Date: June 10, 1997
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Travolta's charismatic presence is the only positive element in Nora Ephron's flawed romantic fable marred by rough narrative spots and scattered direction, again showing that Ephron lacks the most basic technical skills.

Nell Minow
Movie Mom

Some moments as lovely as the smell of cookies, especially the dance number.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Magical movie about an archangel who has a great set of wings, loves sugar and makes women swoon.

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USA Today

Fatally earthbound.

Clint Morris
Film Threat

Travolta magic is sprinkled everywhere

Scott Weinberg

John Travolta's Ever-Sap - Coming Soon to a Supermarket Near You

Michael Dequina

Not much in the way of laughs or anything else.

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Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

A cloying and cloudy romantic comedy in which Travolta dons angelic wings. Michael is innocuously whimsical but wasteful

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Flixster Audience Score: 45% Flixster User Reviews
Wahida K
I love this Movie somuch. It makes you believe Wonders happen.
Kylie B
Parts are cheesy, parts are quite sweet. I do like Travolta's portrayal of an rather unconventional angel though.
Jason Owens
Not one of Travolta's best, but I definitely liked it more than I anticipated I would.
Candy Rose
Michael is an angel on one last mission before going back to heaven.
Tim Salmons
Not a great film. Ok, but not that great.
Dean McKenna
This film is fun, just not very memorable.