|Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Sports, Fantasy, Ghosts, Infidelity, Murder, Role-switching, Suspense, Farce, Supernatural, Detectives|
Plot: When L.A. Rams quarterback Joe Pendleton (Beatty) is plucked from Earth too soon by an overzealous angel, he is sent back to Earth in another, older body. He struggles to regain his old spot in the line-up while straightening out his host's tangled affairs. Based not on the 1943 movie of the same name, but on 1941's Here Comes Mr. Jordan. Academy Award Nominations: 9, including Best Picture, Best Actor: Warren Beatty, Best Director: Beatty/Henry, Best Adapted Screenplay: Elaine May/Warren Beatty.
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Monkey Business, Here Comes Mr. Jordan, Angel on My Shoulder
Primary Colors, Down to Earth, Small Time Crooks