Vibes (1988)

In this comedy, the underhanded Harry Buscafusco (Peter Falk) tricks two naive psychics, Sylvia Pickel (Cyndi Lauper) and Nick Deezy (Jeff Goldblum), into helping him locate a hidden treasure in Ecuador.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 5, 1988
DVD Release Date: February 3, 2009
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Critic Score: 6% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Desmond Ryan
Philadelphia Inquirer

Vibes is a harmless, painless romp but it's an instance of a sincere attempt at screwball comedy that simply got screwed up.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Tribune

The romantic suspense soon takes a back seat to some singularly unimpressive special effects.

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Cathy Burke
United Press International

Vibes stumbles and fumbles and misfires sure-fire one-liners and zany situations; it ends up being both a confused and confusing jumble of half-witted comedy and ridiculous drama.

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Michael Wilmington
Los Angeles Times

Vibes is a low-vibration romantic comedy about two incompatible psychics falling in love on an Ecuadorean treasure hunt, and everything in it seems nine or 10 beats off.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

Vibes has all the ingredients of lighthearted adventure-comedy except the essential one: laughs.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Gives off dim vibes among critics and the public.

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

Luckily, Vibes has those quirky stars, a wacky threesome who give off good vibes under any circumstances.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

The miscast and downright miserable company attempts zaniness against the exotic South American backdrop.

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TV Guide

Nobody escapes unscathed from the gimmicky script co-authored by blockbuster comedy writers Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
This was a cool movie, I really enjoyed it. The characters are quirky and fun, the story is exciting and romantic, it's just fun.
Tim Salmons
Poor Cyndi Lauper.
Nicki Marie
I can remember watching this years ago and thinking it sucks. Still pretty much does, only thing of interest is Cyndi Lauper and her 80's outfits and… More
Leo L
Very funny!
Kevin M. Williams
fluff like cottoncandy, of interest only to fans of the actors. falk steals every scene he's in, goldblum breathes through his nose a lot as if he's… More