Sony Pictures Classics | Release Date: November 20, 1998 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
80
METASCORE
Generally favorable reviews based on 24 Critics
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40
It's blatantly manipulative pairing of an adorable young boy and a selfish, honesty-challenged older woman [is] so calculating that I could never get emotionally involved.
100
Normally the sound in movie theaters is of popcorn crunching. But the sound at theaters where Central Station is showing is of hearts breaking.
90
An intimate epic.