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Just Like Heaven (2005)

A lonely landscape architect falls for the spirit of the beautiful woman who used to live in his new apartment.

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Elizabeth Masterson, a dedicated doctor in San Francisco, had almost no time for anything. When her sister with two kids set her up on a date, she gets into a tragic car crash and goes into a coma. Meanwhile, a landscape architect named David Abbott moves to San Francisco and, coincidentally, into Elizabeth's apartment for rent. While at the apartment, Elizabeth's spirit haunts him. She doesn't remember who she is, who her family is or what she did - All that she remembered was her apartment and where everything was. To settle the arguments, David agrees to figure out who Elizabeth really is. When they get close to figuring out who she is, they eventually find love with one another and as they finally know who she really is, they learn that fate really has put them both together. Written by kayleigh

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual content | See all certifications »

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16 September 2005 (USA)  »

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If Only It Were True  »

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$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,408,718 (USA) (16 September 2005)

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$48,291,624 (USA) (25 November 2005)
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Co-Screenwriter Leslie Dixon suggested using the apartment where she used to live for shooting. She also suggested Jon Heder for the role of Darryl. Both of these suggestions were taken. See more »

Goofs

There are inconsistencies in what material objects Elizabeth can(not) touch or pick up. Since she is a fantasy character, she can do whatever the writers say she can do. See more »

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[first lines]
Nurse Maria: Elizabeth...
Elizabeth Masterson: How long was I out?
Nurse Maria: Um, about six minutes.
Elizabeth Masterson: Thanks, I'll be right there.
Nurse Maria: OK, I'll be outside.
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Spoofs The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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I Put a Spell on You
Written by Screamin' Jay Hawkins (as Jay Hawkins)
Performed by Screamin' Jay Hawkins
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony/BMG Music Entertainment
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Just Like Heaven is a cute romantic comedy with some minor flaws, but you quickly get past them
22 February 2006 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

For a romantic comedy, I felt that this was one of the better one's. Reese and Mark are so adorable in this movie together and all you do is root for their characters for fall in love with each other because it's such a sweet story. I did have one problem that I felt was a plot hole, if Reese's character didn't remember who she was, how did she remember that she spilled cough syrup on her pillow? When you watch the film you'll understand. But besides that plot hole, I did enjoy watching the awesome chemistry between Reese and Mark. They are two great actors who make fun comedies. I would highly recommend this fun little love story, it takes me back into the unchained melody days. :D Seriously, folks, enjoy!

7/10


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