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PG| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
Joe Pendleton (Warren Beatty), quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams, is killed in an auto accident. In the afterlife, Joe discovers that his guardian angel (Buck Henry) has taken him from his body prematurely, and he is due many more years on earth. Unable to return to his body, Joe assumes the form of greedy multimillionaire industrialist Leo Farnsworth. As Farnsworth, Joe attempts a return to football and falls in love with environmental activist Betty Logan (Julie Christie).

Cast: Warren Beatty , Julie Christie , Jack Warden , James Mason , Dyan Cannon , Charles Grodin , Buck Henry , Vincent Gardenia

Directors: Warren Beatty , Buck Henry

Genres: Comedy, Fantasy

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Heaven Can Wait (1978)

Release Date: June 28th, 1978|1 hr. 41 min.

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  • January 02, 2010 Russ
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    One of my top ten books as a kid, must've read it 100 times! Movie a little underwhelming, but really good!

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