Frequency (2000)

What if you had the chance to travel back in time and change just one event in your life? What would it be? For John Sullivan, there is no question. He would undo the events of October 12, 1969, when the out-of-control Bruxton fire took the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 28, 2000
DVD Release Date: October 31, 2000
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A tight blend of surprises and suspense keeps audiences spellbound.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Scary, tense, grisly mystery-thriller.

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Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle

Why gripe about a few minor inconsistencies? Just relax and enjoy the show.

Tony Black
Cultural Conversation

Frequency attempts to ground its subject matter in a level of humanity. The message is simple: you *can* go home again.

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Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

Quaid's buoyant earnestness complements the stunning, low-key performance by Caviezel, whose close-ups give new meaning to the idea that still waters run deep.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Features plenty of soft-focus, picture-perfect, father-and-son baseball scenes, an enormous amount of plot, and not quite enough of anything else.

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Tim Brayton
Alternate Ending

A film that works for virtually all of its running time on a scene-by-scene basis, but also completely fails to work as a holistic object.

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Nick Funnell
Time Out

This ambitious but frustrating timeshift thriller never quite manages to jam together two distinct stories.

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Tom Tunney
Sight & Sound

It's difficult not to notice certain dramatic flaws in Frequency's speculative narrative logic.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

It's an appealingly out-there premise that's employed to perpetually captivating effect by filmmaker Gregory Hoblit...

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Manu Gino
What If You Could Reach Back In Time? What If You Could Change The Past? I can't believe I hadn't seen this movie before. Simply Amazing! Probably… More
Stephen M
It's funny how revisiting a movie can drag you back to the time and place where you first saw it. <I>Frequency</I>, for me, vividly conjures up… More
Lady D'arbanville
A film I love to watch over and over, a time travel film with something of a different portal, reuniting Father and Son, changing the course of events of not… More
Alex roy
Frequency is one of director Gregory Hoblit's very best films, starring Jim Caviezel and Dennis Quaid, this film has a very interesting and unique plot.… More
Alice Shen
Jim Caviezel is AMAZING in this performance (the tough cop, the New Yorker, the paranoid cynic, the crying, the almost crying). I personally love any story… More
Conner Rainwater
A completely ridiculous movie that makes very little sense in the real world, but Dennis Quaid makes this movie so much fun. Jim Caviezel is by far the worst… More