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Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

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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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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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Knowing what you know now, what would you do differently? Peggy Sue is going back with the chance to change her destiny. 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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Penny Marshall was hired to direct but was fired three weeks into pre-production by the producers, who felt that the film had gotten too big for a first-time director. See more »

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Maddie's hair style changes between shots when Peggy first sees her outside at the reunion, when they are inside and Maddie tells Peggy to find a table, and when Maddie and her husband join the table. See more »

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Peggy Sue: We got married too young and ended up blaming each other for all the things we missed.
Carol Heath: So, he started having affairs and you started getting depressed.
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Written by Cornell Muldrow, Dee Clark and Phil Upchurch
Performed by Phil Upchurch Combo
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
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A warm and underrated movie
20 April 2003 | by (Ljubljana, Slovenia) – See all my reviews

Kathleen Turner is great in this movie, she more or less pulls off her task and is very believable as the teenager who gets to relive and, to some point, change and correct her past. Francis Ford Coppola knows exactly where to draw the fine line between heart warming and pathetic and does so with great artistic knowledge and taste. This movie is filled with memorable quotes, like "No more jello for me, mom!" and is altogether very funny. Great performances from a pile of familiar faces, Nicholas Cage is irritating at first, but is likeable at the end. A great score, a great and heart warming story, solid acting and nostalgia make this movie more than worth a second viewing. 8/10


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