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A 1939 test pilot asks his best friend to use him as a guinea pig for a cryogenics experiment. Daniel McCormick wants to be frozen for a year so that he doesn't have to watch his love lying... See full summary »

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A 1939 test pilot asks his best friend to use him as a guinea pig for a cryogenics experiment. Daniel McCormick wants to be frozen for a year so that he doesn't have to watch his love lying in a coma. The next thing Daniel knows is that he's been awoken in 1992. Written by Rob Hartill

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Time waits for no man but true love waits forever

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Rated PG for some language and domestic conflict | See all certifications »

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16 December 1992 (USA)  »

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Return of Daniel  »

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$55,956,200 (USA)
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Trivia

When Daniel is making phone calls to locate his friend, the phone number that he leaves on the answering machine is 555-2368. That phone number is the same as the one used in Ghostbusters (1984) in their TV commercials. This phone number was also the phone number used in When a Stranger Calls (1979); Carol Kane's character Jill Johnson gives Police Sargent Saggert a phone number of where she is babysitting. The above number: 555-2368, was the number she gave to the Sargent when she was speaking to him on the phone. See more »

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At one point, Daniel drives past a sign reading to "Los Alamitos Air Base" which appears to be among some dry hills, while the real Los Alamitos Air Station is in the middle of the suburbs, where there are no hills. See more »

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Harry Finley: [as they walk away from the wrecked airplane] Danny, please - - don't work for the airlines, okay?
Daniel: Bet you thought I wasn't gonna pull up, didn't you?
Harry Finley: Well, that thought crossed my mind.
Daniel: Oh, it crossed MY mind, too, I can tell you.
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You Are My Sunshine
Written by Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell
Sung by Elijah Wood
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Excellent drama that will warm your heart and stay with you eternally
21 November 2005 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

FOREVER YOUNG, in my opinion, is an excellent drama that will warm your heart and stay with you eternally. When Daniel (Mel Gibson) got thawed out in 1992, I was really shocked. This was because he met and fell in love with Claire (Jamie Lee Curtis). It was sad he had just lost his girlfriend (Isabel Glaser) in 1939, though. I also enjoyed seeing George Wendt (Harry), too. The moment I found out he was in this, I was taken aback. If you ask me, the performances were good, the direction was excellent, and the cast was perfectly chosen. Now, in conclusion, I highly recommend this excellent drama that will warm your heart and stay with you eternally to any Mel Gibson or Jamie Lee Curtis fan who hasn't seen it. You're in for a feel good time, so go to the video store, rent it or buy it, kick back with a friend, and watch it.


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