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The Heavenly Kid (1985)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 26 July 1985 (USA)
When Bobby dies in a car accident he is not allowed to enter heaven but has to stay in one of the lower levels until he has worked enough as an guardian angel in order to deserve paradise. ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Bobby Fantana
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Lenny Barnes
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Emily Barnes
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Rafferty
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Joe Barnes
Beau Dremann ...
McIntyre / Bill
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Fred Gallo
Anne Sawyer ...
Sharon
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Melissa
Chad Wiggins-Grady ...
Jerry
Scott Stone ...
Frank
William Kerwin ...
Suburbaner (as Rooney Kerwin)
Will Knickerbocker ...
Max
Harold Bergman ...
Mr. Finley
Donna Rosea ...
Boulevard Girl (as Donna Rosae)
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Storyline

When Bobby dies in a car accident he is not allowed to enter heaven but has to stay in one of the lower levels until he has worked enough as an guardian angel in order to deserve paradise. One of his jobs is Lenny, a gifted boy, who loves his schoolmate Sharon who is the most beautiful girl of the class. But she does not even notice him so that he is about to commit suicide. Bobby prevents this and dresses Lenny up making him a playboy and tough guy so that he gets what he wants although Bobby knows that this is not the best. Thinking that his job is done, Bobby realizes that Lenny's mother is his former girlfriend who has married another guy. Although not being allowed he makes himself visible to her... Written by Volker Boehm

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For Bobby to go Uptown, he must look into his heart. See more »


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26 July 1985 (USA)  »

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Teen Angel  »

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Trivia

The opening scenes showing how Bobby died in a car crash in a "chicken run" is a recreation of the famous race scene in Rebel Without a Cause (1955). Joe is even wearing a red jacket like James Dean. See more »

Goofs

Rafferty has already finished his meal when Bobby returns to the table moments later, after repeatedly trying to leave. See more »

Quotes

Bobby: Hey, Good Looking.
Emily Barnes: Bobby?
[faints]
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Connections

Features Pac-Man (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Two Minute Love
Written by Danny Sembello and Jim McKeever
Performed by 'Mickey Thomas' (of Jefferson Starship)
Courtesy of RCA Records
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Excellent family movie
26 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

I have two sons who have watched this movie over and over. I enjoyed watching it with them. Even their dad watched it and enjoyed it. Yes, it is a family movie - If you are looking for a good movie that leaves you feeling good, this is it. The actors are excellent - WE JUST ENJOYED IT! Thanks.


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