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Release Date: 1986

DVD Release Date: August 12th, 1998

PG-13|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
Peggy Sue Bodell (Kathleen Turner) attends her 25-year high school reunion after separating from her cheating husband, Charlie (Nicolas Cage). She regrets the decisions she has made in her life, such as getting pregnant by Charlie in high school. When she faints at the reunion, she awakens in 1960. Given the chance to relive her life, she changes many things. However, some choices are more complicated, as she begins to see young Charlie's charm and true feelings.

Cast: Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Kevin J. O'Connor, Barry Miller, Catherine Hicks, Joan Allen, Jim Carrey, Lisa Jane Persky

Director: Francis Coppola

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: TriStar Pictures, Zoetrope Studios

Keywords: Heartwarming, Quest, 1980s, 1960s, Endearing, Husband, Friend, Amusing, Small town, Daughter

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Peggy Sue Got Married is a lot of things - a human comedy, a nostalgic memory, a love story - but there are times when it is just plain creepy, because it awakens such vivid memories in us. show more

  • Peggy Sue is by no means a masterpiece of movie art, but it is an example of the sort of thoroughly enjoyable middle-brow Hollywood picture - clever, thoughtful, literate - that went missing about the time Peggy Sue got married. [10 Oct 1986]

  • Droll, pungent, and superbly told, Peggy Sue Got Married is more than a return to form for Francis Coppola. It's a film that reveals a new depth, a new sensitivity and a new sureness of technique for the 47-year-old director, a film that marks Coppola's entry into a rich, mature period. show more

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Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Cinematography