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Second Time Lucky (1984)

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There's a new wager between Heaven and Hell. Devil bets God that if God were to pick two young people to be the new Adam and Eve, they'd sin again. God accepts and sends a college couple to various eras, starting with the Garden of Eden.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Eve
Roger Wilson ...
Adam
Jon Gadsby ...
Gabriel
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God
John Michael Howson ...
Devil's Assistant
William Ewens ...
Chuck (as Bill Ewens)
Eunice Ewens ...
Abby
Erna Larsen ...
Suzy
John Hudson ...
Jimmy
Gay Dean ...
Spinster
Brenda Kendall ...
Dykin
Onno Boelee ...
Ripperus
Paul Owen-Lowe ...
Roman Guard
Derek Payne ...
Colonel Anderson
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There's a new wager between Heaven and Hell. Devil bets God that if God were to pick two young people to be the new Adam and Eve, they'd sin again. God accepts and sends a college couple to various eras, starting with the Garden of Eden.

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The most tempting sex comedy of the year. [UK DVD] See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy

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18 October 1984 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Aatami ja Eeva - uusintaottelu  »

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NZD 5,000,000 (estimated)
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Bo Derek was originally considered to play Eve while John Derek was initially slated to direct. See more »

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This Time
Composed and Performed by Roger Wilson
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Little to like outside of Diane Franklin
1 August 2003 | by (Berkeley, CA) – See all my reviews

The concept of the movie has been done before much better. The idea of a pair of lovers trying to work out their issues by reincarnating as famous historic couples doesn't work mostly from the script and overly light directing.

The only reason to watch this movie is to watch Diane Franklin show her acting chops (and her body in the Adam and Eve sequence). She seemed like she had real potential in her career, capped with the brilliant movie Better Off Dead.


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