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Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 9 May 1985 (USA)
When her father goes out of town, beautiful A-student Natalie lets best friends Jeff and Polly move in. Separately and together, the trio of young teens learn much about life, love, and growing up.

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Natalie Becker
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Jeff Moran
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Polly Franklin
Alan Boyce ...
James Casey
Michael Zaslow ...
Natalie's Father
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Jeff's Mother
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Jeff's Stepfather
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Zoo Knudsen
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Bill the Photographer
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Dr. Rodney
Michael Higgins ...
Senator Peterson
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Aunt Gail
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Lisa
Paul Martell ...
White House Aide
Margo Skinner ...
Polly's Mother
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Natalie Becker is staying at home studying and working on an essay to meet the president while her father is away. Jeffrey Moran, a childhood friend (whom her father does not know) is having trouble with his stepfather, Jeremy, who is an immature bully, so she lets him stay with her. All sorts of trouble and misunderstandings ensue. Natalie's best friend Polly tries to date a pro baseball player, Zoo Knudson, and is very intrusive on Natalie's personal life, jumping to hasty conclusions. She is also ready to jump on a plane to New York to be with Zoo. Written by Scott Hutchins <scottandrewh@home.com>

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In the part where Natalie Becker talks to the Vice President - saying, "I wrote you a letter," a boom mic is visible for 1 sec. on the top part of the screen. See more »

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Referenced in Popular: Windstruck (1999) See more »

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Dear You
Written by Robert Kraft
Performed by Josie Aiello
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A few problems, but enjoyable.
12 December 1999 | by (Marietta, GA, USA) – See all my reviews

Despite its rather salacious title, this is a light teen dramedy. Unless you're an old coot, you'll probably find it likeable. It isn't so good on developing characters or situations smoothly, though. When you view it, you get the feeling that you've been running back and forth to the kitchen even if you've been sitting down watching the whole time. This is one of those films that counts a great deal on your liking the characters, and they are appealing enough. Jennifer Connelly is the heartthrob of many, I know, but I've always liked the more obscure Maddie Corman. The teens get most of the screen time without a lot of intrusions from those pesky grown-ups. Is it just me or did most of the young males look an awful lot alike?


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