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Made in Heaven (1987)

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After being dumped by his girlfriend, a boy runs away to California. But he ends up in heaven because he dies after trying to help a family from drowning in a river. In heaven he'll meet a beautiful girl, who has never reincarnated before.

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Mike Shea / Elmo Barnett
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Annie Packert / Ally Chandler
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Aunt Lisa
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Annette Shea
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Steve Shea
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Brenda Carlucci
Don Murray ...
Ben Chandler
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Tom Donnelly (as Timothy Daly)
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Donald Sumner
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Wiley Foxx
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Guy Blanchard / Brian Dutton (as Willard Pugh)
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Lyman McCray
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Truck Driver
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Stanky
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Shark
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In 1952 while driving to California to start his life anew, twenty-something Mike Shea accidentally dies while doing a heroic act. Despite floundering in his life - he was having troubles holding a steady job and his supposed girlfriend was about to marry someone else - he was not ready to leave the living. In heaven, he learns that despite it being a fantastical other world existence, he still has human emotions, such as romantic love, which he feels for a "new" soul he meets named Annie Packert (i.e. she has never been among the living on Earth), who in turn loves him. He also learns that one's next life is somewhat predetermined by their stay in heaven. So when Annie is sent to Earth for her first go around as a human, Mike pleads with the man in charge at heaven, Emmett Humbird, to locate him in his next human life at least in the same country so that he can find Annie. Emmett reluctantly agrees, but only gives Mike thirty years in his next life to find her. Those next lives of ... Written by Huggo

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12,000 babies will be born in the United States today. Two will already have fallen in love. See more »


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6 November 1987 (USA)  »

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Accadde in paradiso  »

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$4,572,845 (USA)
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When Ally is being picked up from jail by her father, a sign on the wall reads "SEARCH YOUR PRISONER THOROUHGLY" See more »

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Annie: [Crashing home drunk] Oh Daddy! Why doesn't he love me?
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I Still Want You
Written by Ric Ocasek
Performed by Ric Ocasek
Produced by Ric Ocasek and Jimmy Iovine
Courtesy of Geffen Records
©1987 Published by Lido Music, Inc. / ASCAP
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remember when u really cared about someone?
24 January 2003 | by (NY) – See all my reviews

A romantic movie about how someone can fall in love on first sight. What I like about this movie is its simplicity. They meet and they fall in love but as all relationships go, they lose each other. Unfortunately life is the reason. Elmo Barnett [Tim Hutton] must find his true love Ally Chandler [Kelly mcgillis] in life and he only has till his 30th birthday to do so. Kelly Mcgillis plays an emotional love sick adult that holds onto love that doesn't exist but in her mind it does. For a low cost movie I found it refreshing and emotionally strong.


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