Heaven Can Wait Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 3555

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 63

Theatrical Release Date: 06/28/1978

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry

Actors: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, James Mason, Jack Warden, Charles Grodin, Dyan Cannon

Plot: A quarterback for the Rams is involved in an accident and, although he isn't ready to die, an overeager angel takes him anyway - and his body is promptly cremated. Realizing the mistake, a new body must be found - and they settle on a recently-murdered billionaire. Back in a body, and with nigh-unlimited funds, he purchases the Rams for himself and instills him as the new quarterback, with a Superbowl victory in his sights. -- Chris Kavan

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gzn - wrote on 11/28/2011

I give this the full four stars for the look at the end, if nothing else. Unusually, I like Warren Beatty in this - he is humorous, and Julie Christie is winningly unglamorous. I am moved by the spiritual aspects and it is a sweet, sweet tale.

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