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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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 <>

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10 October 1986 (USA)  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)


$41,382,841 (USA)

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In this movie, Don Murray plays Helen Hunt's grandfather. In Quarterback Princess (1983), he portrays her father. See more »


The jar of M&Ms behind Peggy Sue when she is in the kitchen with her daughter. See more »


[Peggy Sue purposely squirts ink across Delores' blouse]
Delores Dodge: AHHHHH!
Peggy Sue: Oh I'm so sorry!
Peggy Sue: These pens are so tricky...
Delores Dodge: Go stuff your bra!
Peggy Sue: I beg your pardon?
Delores Dodge: Take a long walk off a short pier!
Peggy Sue: [amused] Have a nice day!
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Referenced in Married with Children: Peggy Sue Got Work (1987) See more »


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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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