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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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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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She awoke in the past with a chance to rebuild her future. 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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The quote "The young man leaned back in his chair. No bulls would die today ..." is from "The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway. See more »

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The Bose speakers at the "teen make-out dance party" didn't exist in 1960. Bose Corporation was founded in 1964. The distinctively shaped Bose 901 "Direct/Reflecting" speakers on shelves on the wall (above Charlie and his singing group) first appeared in 1968. See more »

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Peggy Sue: I think I had a heart attack and died at the reunion!
Richard Norvik: Well, you look great for a corpse.
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He Don't Love You
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Written by Curtis Mayfield, Calvin Carter and Jerry Butler
Performed by Nicolas Cage with Pride & Joy
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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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