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Earth Angel (1991)

TV Movie  |   |  Fantasy, Comedy  |  4 March 1991 (USA)
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When a prom queen dies in 1962, her only means of entering Heaven is by returning to 1990 earth, to assist friends from her youth.

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Judith
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Angela
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Wayne Stein
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Duke
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Mr. Tatum
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Joey
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Val Boyd
Keely Christian ...
Ginger Capelli
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Joyce
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Laura Becker ...
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Angela, a very good looking girl, died in 1962, is sent back to earth to complete a mission in order to make the necessary merits to gain the heaven. Unfortunately one of her tasks is to discover what her mission is... Written by Luis Carvacho <lcarvach@lascar.puc.cl>

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4 March 1991 (USA)  »

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Aniol na ziemi  »

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After the near fatal car accident involving Cindy and Mike, he is standing on the outside of the car with his head inside. His hair is dry, but after it cuts to a shot of Cindy and cuts back to Mike, his hair is wet. See more »

Quotes

[Angela's thrown a spitball at Wayne]
Wayne Stein: [looking around angrily, and then at Cindy] Who was that? You?
Cindy: N-no... I...
Angela: Oh, my God!
Wayne Stein: [to Cindy] Speak up!
Angela: I don't believe it, that's him!
Cindy: Who?
Angela: The boy that I left at the prom!
Wayne Stein: [to Cindy] You!
Cindy: [to Angela] Flunkenstein?
[...]
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Been done, but still good.
22 October 2001 | by (Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

While Earth Angel's plot is not entirely unique (Heavenly Kid, Disney's Susie Q, among others I'm sure), the story line was done well. Older, yet familiar actors (Cindy Williams, Erik Estrada, Mark Hamill) make it a very watchable movie. "Newcomers" Rainbow Harvest (who bears a resemblance to Wynona Ryder in this one), and Cathy Podewell do magnificent jobs as "typical" teens for their time. Also of note is Roddy McDowall as Mr Tatum, pergatory's detention officer, who plays a pivotal, yet fairly minor role. So sit back, suspend disbelief, and just enjoy a very nicely made movie. P.S. Hope this doesn't spoil it, but Angela disappears immediately after completing her "mission", and this leaves no opportunity for Cindy to thank her. This would have been the only thing I would have changed.


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