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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)

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

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$48,291,624 (USA) (25 November 2005)
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According to the DVD commentary, Elizabeth's apartment rooftop was completely built on stage with CGI for the San Francisco skyline. See more »

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After Elizabeth prevents David from drinking the whiskey at the bar, David puts the glass down and it vanishes. 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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Strange Invitation
Written & Performed by Beck
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Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Really really good, and i hate chick flicks.
18 September 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I admit i am a girl who hates chick flicks, and had to be dragged to this film, and i'm happy to say this was freakin hilarious. just like heaven follows a male widow who moves in to an apartment inhabited by a ghost who can't remember her past. They find themselves in hilarious situations trying to help each other.Reese Witherspoon was fantastic and so was mark ruffalo. SO if your in for a good laugh,or a sweet,charming chick flick then Just Like Heaven is the movie for you!!!! If I enjoyed this anyone can.It's kind of a mix between ghost and a romance.Women will love it!!!Men will love it!!!Kids will love it!!! It's funny for everyone who's in the mood for a heartwarming comedy.


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