New Line Cinema | Release Date: April 28, 2000 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
67
METASCORE
Generally favorable reviews based on 32 Critics
Positive:
25
Mixed:
6
Negative:
1
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100
Smart, suspenseful, satisfyingly unpredictable.
83
The star, though, is the script, a rare enough occurrence in Hollywood that it merits special note.
80
A touching thriller, a movie that's particularly hard to resist if there are things you never said to your own dad because you didn't have the chance, the inclination or the right ham radio.
75
A very complicated movie. It is also pretty wonderful.
75
Enough originality and emotional weight to keep you engrossed even when it lapses into some pretty standard moves at the end.
75
An enjoyably complex sci-fi suspense thriller.
75
Had me watching through misty eyes, at least for the first half.
75
Corny and far-fetched it may be, but Frequency works - except for some stretches when it doesn't.
75
Succeeds at getting the viewer to buy into its premise, thanks to solid, often moving characterizations and the gripping way the plot is spun.
70
The time shifting raises questions the movie never answers, but it's hard not to enjoy the ride.
63
This surprisingly sentimental science-fiction thriller boasts enough fresh twists to satisfy time-travel junkies.