Frequency 

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Frequency: Friday April 28, 2000

John resides in his family's modest house in Queens; alone now after his live-in girlfriend has moved out. As his father's life was full of light and optimism for a bright future, John's is nothing but dark and despaired by the past. He is haunted by the loss of his dad at such an early age, still saddened by the dust-collecting memories of his father - family scrapbooks, old uniforms, Frank's ham radio. For John, this night in October will probably end like most other nights. He will pass out from the whiskeys. But then something different happens, something strange. There is a burst of static from the other room, the study, followed by a voice over the ham radio.
John staggers in to investigate, sits at the desk and, through his stupor, reaches for the microphone. The voice on the other end of the transmission is a man from Queens, a baseball fan talking about the Amazin' Mets. Then more static and the signal is lost.
2000 New Line Cinema

 

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Score:

Reviewers

Ebert UsaToday Mr Showbiz Herald Average
Points 87.5 62.5 20 75 61.25

 

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61.25 - Go See At Matinee

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40 - 65 points  Go See At Matinee
65- 85 points Worth Seeing
85-100 points Definitely worth seeing. "A must see!"
 

Director

Gregory Hoblit 

Writer

Toby Emmerich

Genre

Fantasy/ Thriller 

Budget

 

Starring:

Dennis Quaid as Frank Sullivan
James Caviezel as John Sullivan
Andre Braugher as Satch
Elizabeth Mitchell as

Running Time

1hr 57min

Rating

Rated  PG-13 for intense violence and disturbing images

Distributor

New Line Cinema

Trailer

Ouicktime 

Website

Official Site 

Soundtrack

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 The People's Review of Frequency

Whitney
score = 100
Best movie I've ever seen, it made me realize how important life is, & never to wish that you are any older than you are, time goes by to fast. The Actors were GREAT!!!!!1

Kirsten
score = 90
Excellent movie! I hate being able to guess what's going to happen next in a movie. With this one, that didn't happen.  Must see! I'm buying a copy so I can watch again. LOVE Dennis Quaid-- don't understand why we don't see him more often!

Eileen

score = 100
Oh, what a fun movie.  I couldn't sit still, it's almost nonstop suspense!  Remarkably clean language-wise, and the violence was mostly good old-fashioned, John Wayne-style fist-fighting.  You'd have to be a blonde or an elitest to not plain out enjoy this one.

Sandy
score = 100
It had just enough make beleive in it to make it one of the very best movies I have ever seen.

Bryn 
score = 90 
This movie, despite flaws in the plot which of course will exist in any movie such as this, was excellent and definitely one of the three best I've seen all year!

Bill York 
score = 90 
This movie was interesting from beginning to end.  An interesting idea for a movie which the writers obviously considered seriously.  Is the concept real, I do not know.  But it was interesting to watch, particularly the surprise ending.

Heather 
score = 100 
I think it is a VERY good movie. It has a good plot and it doesn't leave you puzzled. It also has very good acting.

Lorraine 
score = None 
I was totally confused by this movie.  I know I should have liked it but could not understand it with the flash backs and reality.  I guess it was the past that caught up with the future.  I was disapointed.

Lisa 
score = 90 
I really liked this movie! It had the science fiction, drama, edge-of-your seat action, and even a little comedy and romance thrown in every once in a while. It was a great movie w/o having to add the usual "Hollywood gaudiness" that most movies of today have. Dennis Quaid also did a great job of portraying a loveable character.

Elizabeth 
score = 100 
Most suspensful movie I have ever seen.  Forget having me on the edge of my seat, Frequency through me out of it.

 

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