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Made in Heaven (1987)

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
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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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6 November 1987 (USA)  »

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Hecho en el cielo  »

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$4,572,845 (USA)
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Tom Petty, of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, makes an apperance. See more »

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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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Emmett: Remember Heaven, Elmo? All you have to do is think about where you want to be and you're there.
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Features Notorious (1946) See more »

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Up Jumped The Devil
Written by Tom Walls
Performed by The Stank Band
©1986 Marilor Music
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Incredible, but it might be truth?
27 May 1999 | by (México) – See all my reviews

It is an excellent interpretation for Timothy Hutton and Kelly McGillis, a love story to be remembered forever, so you can never forget there might be soulmates everywhere trying to find each other without knowing it.

I really liked the song at the end of the movie, an excellent interpretation that shows the emotion they feel when they find each other again, to finish the movie with an excellent feeling that shakes you to the bone.


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