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Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 10 October 1986 (USA)
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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(as Francis Coppola)
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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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Knowing what you know now, what would you do differently? 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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$6,942,408 (USA) (13 October 1986)

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$41,382,841 (USA)
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Sofia Coppola and Nicolas Cage are cousins in real life. See more »

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At the beginning of "dream" part of the movie, Charlie's hair is a very light blond. Toward the middle of the movie, it's noticeably darker. At the end, it's light blond again. See more »

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Richard Norvik: I have this theory that time is like a burrito. A burrito is this mexican food that I had when my parents took me to Disneyland.
Peggy Sue: I *KNOW* what a *BURRITO* is
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Dance By The Light Of The Moon
Written by Fred Smith and Cliff Goldsmith
Performed by The Olympics
Courtesy of The Everest Group
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A Very Special Movie
19 May 2005 | by (Greenville, NY) – See all my reviews

Every time I see this film, it leaves me thinking about it for days. The subject of time travel is a fascinating subject and this is the only non sci-fi film that I can think of that revolves around the subject. Kathleen Turner is wonderful as the 40-something year old mother of two who is in the process of getting divorced from her husband(Nicolas Cage), but gets hurled 25 years into the past when she passes out at her high school reunion. This is a truly touching film about going back in time and being able to experience your youth and priceless times that you will never be able to experience again. One of the most touching scenes is when Peggy Sue gets a call from her long dead Grandmother and doesn't know what to do or say. Also, be sure to watch out for some very early bits from Joan Allen, Jim Carrey, and Helen Hunt. ***1/2 out of ****.


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