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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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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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Opening Weekend:

$5,609,875 (USA) (20 December 1992)

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$55,956,200 (USA)
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

J.J. Abrams' script was sold for two million dollars under its original title of "The Rest of Daniel". See more »

Goofs

The first time Daniel arrives at Nat's house and chases Nat and Felix into the tree house, Nat hits Daniel's hand with a hammer and Daniel clearly drops Nat's jacket. In the reverse shot, he's still holding the jacket. It disappears and reappears in his hands a couple times. See more »

Quotes

[Teasing Daniel]
Claire Cooper: Stop following me!
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Referenced in 20 to 1: Great Aussie Movies (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

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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