Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation | Release Date: April 4, 1997 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Mixed or average reviews based on 21 Critics
Positive:
5
Mixed:
13
Negative:
3
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Inventing the Abbotts would be a lot more fun were it a trashy Troy Donahue-Diane McBain vehicle ground out by Warner Bros. in 1960, the year this hormonally motivated high school-college romance mercifully concludes. [4 April 1997, p. 4D]
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The goofy hysteria of something like "A Summer Place" was infinitely more entertaining and emotionally authentic than the distant smugness of this failed clone. [7 April 1997, p. 76]