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Almost an Angel (1990)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  19 December 1990 (USA)
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A small-time crook becomes convinced he has become an angel after a traumatic incident and resolves to perform the work of one.

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Terry Dean
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Steve Garner
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Rose Garner
Doreen Lang ...
Mrs. Garner
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Father
Ruth Warshawsky ...
Irene Bealeman
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George Bealeman
Michael Alldredge ...
Det. Sgt. Freebody
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Det. Bill
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Teller
Travis Venable ...
Bubba
Robert Sutton ...
Guido
Ben Slack ...
Rev. Barton, TV Evangelist
Troy Curvey Jr. ...
Tom the Guard
Eddie Frias ...
Young Guard Trainee
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Storyline

Terry Dean is an electronics wizard and thief. After he is released from jail, he is hit by a car while saving a little girl life. While in the hospital, he dreams that God visits him and tells him he's an Angel, and must start doing good things to make up for his past life. Not believing it at first, he soon becomes convinced he must be an Angel. Not having any Angel powers yet, he must use his own experiences and talents to make good things happen. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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19 December 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Casi un ángel  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$9,100,618 (USA)
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Charlton Heston makes a cameo as God. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1 min) The priest is shown Terry's arrest record by a police officer. The record is for an arrest on January 12, 1986, and shows his date of birth as October 25, 1952, and his age as 37. Terry would have been 33 on that date in 1986, not 37. See more »

Quotes

Terry Dean: I'm dead aren't I? Where the hell am I? You God?
God: You're not a religious man are you, Mr Dean?
Terry Dean: No but, I did plan to get very religious just before I died. You know, just in case
God: Yes
Terry Dean: Left it a bit late, didn't I?
God: Hmmm. Let me put it in language you'll understand. You're on probation, Mr Dean. Think of me as your probation officer
Terry Dean: Probation officer? Sure
God: I've been through your sheet, Mr Dean. You have a criminal record that started when you were none years old
Terry Dean: Yeah, well... I don't suppose I can ...
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It had quite an impact
12 October 2004 | by (Woodbridge Twp NJ) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best movies, I've seen it has all the essentials excellent moral plot, humor, great acting. I's like to see more films follow this fine example of what it take to make a film great. Now all this comes from someone who disliked the crocodile Dundee movies, so in order for me to go to these lengths to complement this film, and it's fine plot and acting attest to how strong and impact this film had on me. I found that the way humor was combined with strong moral content, and the way all the characters are portrayed, as being human with many character flaws, but doing the right thing when it came down to it. Among my most favorite scenes were the jail release when he terry Dean (Hogan) hits the switch and makes his parting, as well as the part where he has the cross lit for the benefit of a possible benefactor sure made for some entertaining viewing. A must see.


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