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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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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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Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,942,408, 13 October 1986, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$41,382,841
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Nicolas Cage's character conveys that his partner thought the big bopper "was a sandwich". In reality, the big bopper toured with Buddy Holly who sang "Peggy Sue Got Married" See more »

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When Carol and Maddie are in Peggy's room asking about her date with Michael Fitzsimmons, the camera angle shows all three girls. Maddie says "Yeah, he's so cool and mysterious," but her mouth doesn't move. See more »

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Peggy Sue: Charlie, it's like there's this window into my heart and you can open and crawl in whenever you want. Well, I've got to close it or nothing is ever going to change.
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Referenced in Married with Children: Peggy Sue Got Work (1987) See more »

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Written by Chuck Río
Performed by The Champs
Courtesy of 4 Star Records, Inc.
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A Very Special Movie
19 May 2005 | by 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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