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Forever Young (1992)

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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lt. Col. Wilcox USAF
Millie Slavin ...
Susan Finley
Steven (as Michael Goorjian)
Gate MP (as Walt Goggins)


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


Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

16 December 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Return of Daniel  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,609,875, 20 December 1992, Wide Release

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1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


Nat Cooper's number is the same as the one shown for The Bionic Woman (1976) Jaime Sommers' attic-apartment in Ojai, California. See more »


When Daniel attempts to enter Alexander Field, the gate guard denies him access. In one shot, from behind the guard, he has his left arm extended to physically impede Daniel from entering as he tells him that he cannot allow him to enter. In the next shot, from a reverse angle behind Daniel, the guard now has his right arm extended to block Daniel's progress. See more »


[Teasing Daniel]
Claire Cooper: Stop following me!
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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »


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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True Love Lasts
21 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

In 1939 Captain Daniel McCormick (Gibson) was a test pilot who was on the verge of asking his childhood sweetheart Helen (Glasser) to marry him. However tragedy strikes when Helen is hurt in a car accident, six months pass and she is still in a coma. Daniel asks his best friend Harry Finley (Wendt) if he could be the specimen for Harry's cryogenics project, soon enough he is in a deep frozen sleep and wants to be woken up when Helen gets better. It's 50 years later and two boys Nat (Wood) and Felix (Gorman) accidentally stumble upon Daniel and he's brought back to life, he becomes friends with Nat's mother Claire (Curtis) who introduces him into the 1990's. Forever Young is a very romantic love story and it proves that love waits forever.

9/10 Stars.

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