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      The Other Sister

      PG-13 Released Feb 26, 1999 2 hr. 9 min. Romance Comedy List
      29% 49 Reviews Tomatometer 71% 25,000+ Ratings Audience Score Carla Tate (Juliette Lewis) has never been like her sisters. Sent at a young age to a school for children with intellectual impairments, a maturing Carla returns to her family home in San Francisco. Her overbearing mother, Elizabeth (Diane Keaton), and patient father, Radley (Tom Skerritt), struggle to come to terms with Carla's growing independence as she embarks on her dream of attending college and pursues a romance with Danny (Giovanni Ribisi), a young man with a similar disability. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Premiered Apr 18 Buy Now

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      Made-for-tv drama evokes anything but real emotion.

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      Michael S Great movie!! Good depiction of others that are so often overlooked! Rated 4 out of 5 stars 04/13/24 Full Review Audience Member I thought it was really cute! I literally held it the whole time I watched it. I don't get why it bombed but I and my class liked it. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/17/23 Full Review Audience Member I absolutely love this movie. Hits you right in the feels. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/27/23 Full Review steve d Really dull and the performances border on annoying. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review suzanne k I am reviewing the Diane Keaton/Juliette Lewis movie. Clicking on it misdirects you to this. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member Other movies have handled this subject matter much better. I'm.... not sure what this was. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 01/20/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Paul Tatara CNN.com I tell you what, if I see one more movie where two people suddenly bond while dancing together, or someone "grows up" before your eyes while cutting a rug, I'm gonna strangle myself. Feb 6, 2018 Full Review Globe and Mail Rated: 2/4 Mar 22, 2002 Full Review Susan Stark Detroit News Has neither the imagination nor the reach of Forrest Gump. Rated: 2/4 Jan 1, 2000 Full Review Film Threat Rated: 1/5 Dec 6, 2005 Full Review Philip Martin Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Giovanni Ribisi could be his generation's Dustin Hoffman... he could also be his generation's Richard Benjamin... Rated: B- Jan 29, 2005 Full Review Jim Shelby Palo Alto Weekly Rated: 2/4 May 20, 2003 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis Carla Tate (Juliette Lewis) has never been like her sisters. Sent at a young age to a school for children with intellectual impairments, a maturing Carla returns to her family home in San Francisco. Her overbearing mother, Elizabeth (Diane Keaton), and patient father, Radley (Tom Skerritt), struggle to come to terms with Carla's growing independence as she embarks on her dream of attending college and pursues a romance with Danny (Giovanni Ribisi), a young man with a similar disability.
      Director
      Garry Marshall
      Executive Producer
      David Hoberman
      Screenwriter
      Alexander Rose, Blair Richwood, Garry Marshall, Bob Brunner, Garry Marshall, Bob Brunner
      Distributor
      Buena Vista Pictures
      Production Co
      Touchstone Pictures
      Rating
      PG-13
      Genre
      Romance, Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Feb 26, 1999, Wide
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Jan 1, 2014
      Box Office (Gross USA)
      $27.8M
      Sound Mix
      SDDS, Dolby Digital, DTS, Surround
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