Angels (1992)

TV Movie  |  September 1992 (UK)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 25 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Three guardian angels help three souls evaluate their past lives.



0Check in
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The House of Eliott (1991–1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Two sisters Beatrice(Bee) and Evangeline hit rock bottom when their father passes away leaving them in debt. Uneducated they strive hard to find jobs deemed worthy of their new guardian. ... See full summary »

Stars: Stella Gonet, Louise Lombard, Aden Gillett
Tomorrow (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

This ensemble drama details the friendships that grow between survivors of the 1997 Umbria earthquake. The original story, a fiction about the historic earthquake was written by middle ... See full summary »

Director: Francesca Archibugi
Stars: Marco Baliani, Ornella Muti, Valerio Mastandrea
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

At the suggestion of a straight friend, gay man Leo joins a men's group, where he causes some upsets by declaring his attraction to one of its members.

Director: Rose Troche
Stars: Kevin McKidd, Julie Graham, Simon Callow
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

In Victorian London, the British Government attempts a solution to the problem of prostitution by establishing the world's most fabulous brothel.

Director: Philip Saville
Stars: David Hemmings, Joanna Pettet, George Sanders
Maybe Baby (2000)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A comedy about a couple (Hugh Laurie and Joely Richardson) who are trying to conceive a child.

Directors: Ben Elton, Hugh Laurie
Stars: Hugh Laurie, Joely Richardson, Matthew Macfadyen
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

The sexual rivalries between a group of friends cause comic chaos during a stag night celebration.

Director: Rami Dvir
Stars: Adrian Dunbar, James Purefoy, Tony Slattery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A young woman makes a surprising discovery about the husband of her late best friend.

Director: François Ozon
Stars: Romain Duris, Anaïs Demoustier, Raphaël Personnaz
The Cloning of Joanna May (TV Movie 1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Joanna once was married to Carl May, a very rich and powerful nuclear energy magnate. They love each other, but had to divorce after Joanna was caught on an incidental love affair. Since ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Saville
Stars: Patricia Hodge, Brian Cox, Emma Hardy
Jilting Joe (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Joe and Olivia are childhood sweethearts, about to embark on their wedding day. But, the so-called happiest day of their lives is over faster than they anticipated. Olivia doesn't quite ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Zeff
Stars: Geraldine Somerville, James Purefoy, Patricia Hodge
Bright Hair (TV Movie 1997)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A solitary schoolgirl, prone to sudden blackouts after she's stumbled into a murder scene, gets involved with her English teacher. Then, when his wife is also murdered, questions about ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Menaul
Stars: Emilia Fox, James Purefoy, Oliver Milburn


Credited cast:
David Boyce
Alan Duncan
Eric Mallett ...
Cathy Tyson ...


Three guardian angels help three souls evaluate their past lives.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis





Release Date:

September 1992 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

O Céu Não Pode Esperar  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Old fashioned fantasy
21 March 2006 | by (Bolton, England) – See all my reviews

This definitely feels like the pilot for a TV series but none was forthcoming. Made well before "Touched by an Angel" or "Highway to Heaven", perhaps it was ahead of its time and if it had appeared during the late nineties' fresh interest in guardian angels it would have found an audience.

As it is, this TV movie is chiefly interesting for its cast. Tom Bell and Warren Clark were the most famous cast members at the time, but Alfred Molina was still a few years away from Hollywood success. James Purfoy, Louise Lombard and Nimah Cusack would also go on to greater heights. Nice to see Cathy Tyson playing someone other than a prostitute or ex-prostitute too.

The tone is whimsical and sentimental. The emphasis is on the small human dramas of the recently deceased, rather than the magical elements. Most of the tricky questions about life after death are ducked, whilst Limbo is portrayed as old-fashioned hotel lobby full of comfortable chairs and attentive staff. Of the three 'cases' for the angels, the best concerns Molina as a reporter whose friend dies instead of him as scheduled, causing problems for him and his now zombified pal.

An entertaining little piece from the days when British telefantasy was a rare sight.

4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I Really want to see this again skaro_uk
Available for streaming on Amazon piazzollachick
Discuss Angels (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: