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PG-13| 1 hr. 57 min.

Plot Summary
This is the story of Seth (Nicolas Cage), an angel who wanders the Los Angeles area invisible to humans. As the demise of an individual approaches, he spends time near them and becomes visible while acting as their traveling companion during their trip to the great hereafter. His discovery of distraught heart surgeon Maggie (Meg Ryan) inspires him to forego his immortality and exist on earth with her as a feeling and mortal entity.

Cast: Nicolas Cage , Meg Ryan , Andre Braugher , Dennis Franz , Colm Feore , Robin Bartlett , Joanna Merlin , Sarah Dampf

Director: Brad Silberling

Genres: Romance

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

City Of Angels (1998)

Release Date: April 10th, 1998|1 hr. 57 min.

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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    An odd hybrid but a successful one. It marries the lyricism and heavy atmosphere of a European art film with the soaring spirit of a Hollywood love story. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    What I did appreciate is that City of Angels is one of the few angel movies that knows one essential fact about angels: They are not former people. ”Angels aren't human. We were never human,” observes Seth. This is quite true. Angels are purely spiritual beings. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    I suspect City of Angels is going to remind many viewers of “Ghost,” but there's a big difference: this film is more true and less manipulative. show more

  • August 30, 2012 magiread
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    Terrible acting, plot and dialouge! The only good Nicolas Cage movie is Kick-Ass!

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