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  • Summary: Molly McKay (Shue) is a mentally challenged young woman whose genius is unleashed after she undergoes a program of highly experimental treatments. (MGM)
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 10
  2. Negative: 7 out of 10
  1. 50
    Shallow and blatantly manipulative variation on "Awakenings" in which every plot development is telegraphed.
  2. It is moving and has been well-crafted with much care.
  3. Reviewed by: Ken Fox
    40
    For all its sensitivity, the film abounds with movie cliches about the developmentally challenged.
  4. Reviewed by: Lael Lowenstein
    30
    A shamelessly sentimental story.
  5. Shallow and sentimental in the sappiest Hollywood tradition.
  6. Derivative to the point of distraction.
  7. Reviewed by: Ken Tucker
    0
    Viewers will never be molly-fied by this tripe.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 1 out of 4

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