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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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love | coma | best friend | test pilot | pilot | See more »

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Time waits for no man but true love waits forever

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Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

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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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1.37 : 1
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The Light House featured in the film and on the poster is the Point Arena Light House, located on one of the furthest West points of the Continental United States near Manchester, CA. The house in the film was a shell built by the production team and was torn down after filming. The only permanent structures near the light house are some vacation rental units, formerly Coast Guard barracks, and the Light House Keeper's residence which is now a museum maintained by local volunteers. The light house has recently undergone renovations and is open to the public. See more »

Goofs

While Claire is bandaging Daniel's cut hand, her blouse is unbuttoned, buttoned, and unbuttoned several times. See more »

Quotes

Daniel: Are you Nat Cooper?
Nat Cooper: It's the dead guy!
[Felix runs in to the hallway, and also sees Daniel]
Felix: It's the dead guy!
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The Very Thought of You
Written by Ray Noble
Performed by Billie Holiday
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Beautiful
17 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

Such a beautiful film. I don't care if it isn't the most highbrow film ever written - how many people truly are bothered by such details other than academics and snobs? I remember watching this years ago and it is one of the very few films that I love to watch again and again, despite knowing the ending!! It is a wonderful, compelling story of true love, a true gentleman and genuine friendship that crosses the ages. Mel Gibson's character, Daniel, is sensitively portrayed and the ending is incredibly moving. Gibson ably handles all the shifts in emotion and even time. It is a novel way of retelling the 'true love never ends' story and it heart-warming and moving. A young Elijah Wood is entertaining and sweet without being unbearable. Jamie Lee Curtis is totally believable as a young single mother.Highly recommended and very endearing.


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