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Forever Young (1992)

PG  |   |  Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi  |  16 December 1992 (USA)
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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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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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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 »

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At the start of the movie, around 00:04:35, when Daniel crash lands the B-25 prototype, the first time it hits the ground the forward upper part of the canopy over the nose of the plane crumples. In all subsequent shots of this area there is no damage. See more »

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Daniel: And set your brakes.
Nat Cooper: Right.
Daniel: No, don't say, 'right' - - say, 'check'. 'Right' gets confusing. 'Check'.
Nat Cooper: Check.
Daniel: Right.
[Nat looks sideways at Daniel with a slightly exasperated "Are you giving me a hard time?" expression]
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References Ghostbusters (1984) See more »

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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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Forever Heck Yeah
2 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I was watching this last night, I didn't realize it was written by the creator of "Lost"... and I'm glad I didn't know that, because it would have tainted my opinion.

I expected a sappy love story with a sappy Mel Gibson who takes a nap to wake up and find himself falling in sappy love with the ugly, but sappy, Jamie Lee Curtis and adopting her sappy and bug-eyed son, Elijah Wood. Bless my lucky stars, I was wrong. Mel Gibson is frozen by Norm from Cheers after his girlfriend goes into a coma. He wakes up in 1992 (he slept in 1939) to a whole new world. No sappiness, and Mel Gibson wasn't even sucking as hard as he tends to suck (see "What Women Want" for really hard sucking).

I really liked this film, it kept me from going to sleep on time. You'll like it, too, and maybe even more if you watch it with a date because it's really about how love lasts forever. (They say "diamonds" last forever, but those materialistic bastards wouldn't know real love if it woke up from a 50-year slumber!!!!) See this movie soon, because you never know when your last chance to see it will be.


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