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Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 10 October 1986 (USA)
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Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up, she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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A 43-year-old mother and housewife who's facing divorce is thrust back in time when she attends her high-school reunion. Given the chance to change the course of her life, she finds herself making many of the same choices. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

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A film about love and life and the chance to change them both. See more »


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10 October 1986 (USA)  »

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Peggy Sue, su pasado la espera  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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$41,382,841 (USA)
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There are Buddy Holly song titles as a part of several characters' dialog throughout the movie. One example is when Nicolas Cage says, "Oh boy". See more »

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When Peggy Sue tells Richard that she had "come from the future", you can see that she actually said "back from the future" by watching her lips. The line was apparently overdubbed later so the movie wouldn't make viewers think of the recently-released hit movie Back to the Future. See more »

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Charlie Bodell: Well, what's the point of being a teenager if you can't dress weird?
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The Polovtsian Dances
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Composed by Aleksandr Borodin
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Delightful Romance About Reevaluation of Life
12 June 2005 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In the reunion of the twentieth-fifth anniversary of high school, the former popular student Peggy Sue, who is facing a divorce of her husband Charlie Bodell (Nicolas Cage), faints and wakes up in 1960. The experienced Peggy Sue decides to change and improve her life in this new opportunity.

"Peggy Sue Got Married" is a delightful and charming fantasy about reevaluation and a second chance in life. The story is very beautiful, the production is very careful and I am really surprised how underrated this movie is in IMDb. I do not get tired of this film, and it is among my favorite romances. Kathleen Turner is extremely beautiful in the lead role, and watching this movie in 2005, it is a great chance to see names like Jim Carrey, Joan Allen and Sofia Coppola twenty years ago in the beginning of their careers. In Brazil, unfortunately this movie has not been released on DVD. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "Peggy Sue – Seu Passado a Espera" ("Peggy Sue – Your Past Waits For You')


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