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Heaven Can Wait (1978)

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DVD Release Date
 R1: Sep 20, 2004
 R2: 24 Dec 2001

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Running Time
1 hour, 41 minutes

Country USA

Studio Paramount

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Other Titles
• Heaven Can Wait
• Der Himmel kann warten (1978)

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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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 Directed by
Warren Beatty
Bonnie and Clyde, Dick Tracy, Bulworth
Buck Henry
The Graduate, To Die For, Grumpy Old Men
 Written by
Harry Segall
Monkey Business, Here Comes Mr. Jordan, Angel on My Shoulder
Elaine May
Primary Colors, Down to Earth, Small Time Crooks
Warren Beatty
Bonnie and Clyde, Dick Tracy, Bulworth
Dyan Cannon
Caddyshack II, Kangaroo Jack, 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag
Buck Henry
The Graduate, To Die For, Grumpy Old Men
Julie Christie
Troy, Finding Neverland, Dragonheart
James Mason
North by Northwest, Lolita, The Verdict
Jack Warden
12 Angry Men, While You Were Sleeping, All the President's Men
Charles Grodin
Rosemary's Baby, Dave, Midnight Run
 Music By
Dave Grusin
The Goonies, The Firm, Random Hearts

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All the Right Moves (1983)
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