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Oh, God! Book II (1980)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy  |  3 October 1980 (USA)
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God asks a young girl to help spread his word and influence with a slogan.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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God
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Don Richards
Louanne ...
Tracy Richards
John Louie ...
Shingo
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Charles Benson, School Principal
Anthony Holland ...
Dr. Jerome Newell
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NBC Newscaster
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Herself on NBC
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Harriet Manley
Bebe Drake ...
Dr. Young, School Psychologist (as Bebe Drake-Massey)
Mari Gorman ...
Mrs. Hudson, Tracy's Teacher
Vernon Weddle ...
Superintendant Jeffrey Hodges
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Rosa, Paula's Housekeeper
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Second 'Oh God' movie has God appearing before 11-year-old Tracy Richards to ask for her help to spread his word and influence over the world which she suggests the slogan 'Think God.' Naturaly, Tracy's divorced parents Paula and Don think Tracy's just crazy and plot to halt her 'heaven-sent' mission to spread God's word. Written by Matthew Patay

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That's right, I made another movie. You know me, I can't stop creating.

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The second of three "Oh God" movies starring George Burns. See more »

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When Tracey and her father are riding to the restaurant in his Jeep, they are not wearing seat belts. This is obvious when Tracey kisses her father on the cheek. In 1980, there were no mandatory seat belt laws. The first mandatory seat belt law was enacted in New York State in 1984. See more »

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Tracy Richards: How old are you?
God: Who knows after the first 2,000,000 years I stopped counting.
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God comes down with sequel-itis...
29 October 2006 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

George Burns returns as the joshing Almighty after enjoying a big success with 1977's "Oh, God!", an upbeat fantasy made successful by a sudden need in the 1970s to switch from devil-driven thrillers to comedic redemption (although it made money, the original was more in line with the "Topper" comedies of the '30s than a return to feel-good religious cinema). Here, God appears to a young girl (Louanne, who had earlier starred in a stage production of "Annie") and asks her to spread his Divine Word, causing her nothing but trouble from grown-ups in the process. Peculiar, family-oriented film appears to be warm-hearted enough, and Burns gets to chime in with a nice barrage of wry jibes, but the writing is half-slapstick and half-seriousness. The adults of the piece actually consider locking little Louanne up, all of which makes God seem more like a troublemaker than an elderly friend. Louanne is another problem: a perky kid with wizened little eyes, she is untrained for screen-acting and occasionally seems awkward. The medium-budget production has a gloppy, TV-movie appearance, with few graceful touches. The final scene mimics the climax of the first "Oh, God!" in that it brings a wistful sentiment to the mix, which is welcomed. It's the most subtle moment in the movie. ** from ****


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