During a cryogenics test, a pilot frozen in 1939 awakes in 1992 but time is running out, as his body starts to age rapidly.

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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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$55,956,200 (USA)
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The tree house scene, was filmed in the gym building at Point Arena High School, near the light house featured in the film and on the poster. See more »

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While Daniel is about to make dinner, Nat's hands are alternately folded/resting on the table between shots. See more »

Quotes

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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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Jeff Goldblum/Aerosmith (1993) See more »

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You Are My Sunshine
Written by Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell
Sung by Elijah Wood
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classic/classy chick flick
11 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie hits all the requisite points for the classic love story.

Love lost - love found - mistaken death of love one - sacrifice - the hero almost falling for another woman - a cute boy facilitating the reunion - the evil group trying to stop the reunion - a great escape - the reunion scene in a very scenic locale with great camera shots - Mel Gibson.

I went to see it mainly because it had a science fiction angle. I was disappointed in that it was used merely as a plot gimmick and was not adequately followed up.

But the movie was involving in its own right and I was surprised when the ending made me cry. I'm usually immune to the saccharine sweetness in this type of movie but there was just something special in the acting.

There is a bit of action in this film the odd airplane crash, and a touch of humor. George Wendt (Norm of Cheers fame) has a supporting roll but this is above all a love story

The perfect movie to take your Valentine to. It will show her that you love her.


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