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Sphere Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 2.0
    35

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 25

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Stripped of the pleasures of terror, flattened of grandeur (with a tacked-on coda that fairly groans with storytelling defeat), the movie sinks from the weight of its own heavyhandedness.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    By trying to satisfy every kind of viewer, it's possible that Sphere may end up pleasing no one.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    Waterlogged trip to nowhere. [13 February 1998, p. 3D]

  • 38

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    A watered-down take on the sci-fi classic "Solaris," by Stanislaw Lem, which was made into an immeasurably better film by Andrei Tarkovsky.

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