What Dreams May Come
What Dreams May Come (1998)

Despite everything we have experienced and all we have seen, nothing can prepare us for the wonders of what lies beyond. Academy Award Winner Robin Williams is about to take you on an amazing journey...through heaven and hell. To rediscover… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 2, 1998
DVD Release Date: February 6, 2001
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Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: An insubstantial plot overshadows the beautiful, surreal scenery.

Paul Tatara

A visual blast.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

`What Dreams May Come' is so breathtaking, so beautiful, so bold in its imagination!

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

It's a sullen and woefully boring religious sermon...

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

If the film's morose sentimentality sidesteps ludicrousness, it's also not very dramatic.

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David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter

A visual feast not to be passed up and bound to pack an emotional punch for many viewers!

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Worthwhile for thoughtful teens.

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Jay Carr
Boston Globe

The afterlife movie soars to new visionary heights in 'What Dreams May Come.'

Sean P. Means

Few films delight the eye the way Vincent Ward's What Dreams May Come does!

Cole Smithey

Aside from having one of the worst titles in recent film memory, "What Dreams May Come" fails by trying to be all things to all people.

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Hadnt watched this in a while but i pulled out the DVD and last night I was just amazed again. Soulmates is an incredible concept to me right now and this movie… More
Albert Kim
"What Dreams May Come" truly conveys a very dreamy and colorful world through its spectacular cinematography. The story gets you involved with the… More
Melvin White
Chris Nielsen: A whole human life is just a heartbeat here in Heaven. Then we'll all be together forever. "After life there is more. The end is just… More
Sophie Burgess
Very visually interesting and whilst the actors did a good job I wasn't 100% sure on the story. I liked it but it's one of those films where it makes… More
Christian C
A sumptuous, delicious reverie on life, death and relationships. Strong dramatic acting by Robin Williams and stunning visuals for the time. A truly beautiful… More
Jameson Worley
Overall, this is a good film. It is unique, odd film that really makes you think. Beautiful cinematography!