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Just Like Heaven -- A lonely landscape architect (Ruffalo) falls for the spirit of beautiful woman (Witherspoon) who used to live in his new apartment.
Just Like Heaven -- Clip: Dude, she's the most alive spirit

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Peter Tolan (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
16 September 2005 (USA) See more »
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It's a wonderful afterlife. See more »
Plot:
A lonely landscape architect falls for the spirit of the beautiful woman who used to live in his new apartment. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Just Like Heaven is a cute romantic comedy with some minor flaws, but you quickly get past them See more (255 total) »

Cast

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Reese Witherspoon ... Elizabeth

Mark Ruffalo ... David

Donal Logue ... Jack

Dina Waters ... Abby

Ben Shenkman ... Brett

Jon Heder ... Darryl

Ivana Milicevic ... Katrina

Caroline Aaron ... Grace

Rosalind Chao ... Fran

Ron Canada ... Dr. Walsh

Willie Garson ... Maitre D'
Gabrielle Made ... Nurse Maria

William Caploe ... Nurse Bill

Shulie Cowen ... Nurse Jenny
Billy Beck ... Mr. Clarke
Diego Sebastian ... Bandage Guy

Cristian Cruz ... Orderly Luis

Benjamin Hughes ... Peroxide Rocker
Cara Vivien Rosenberg ... Balloon Girl

Catherine Taber ... Intern Karen

Chris Pflueger ... Abby's Husband

Kerris Dorsey ... Zoe

Alyssa Shafer ... Lily

Paul Cassell ... Brett's Friend
Drew Letchworth ... UFO Guy

Raymond O'Connor ... Catholic Priest

Lucille Soong ... Chinese Exorcist

Joel McKinnon Miller ... Lead Ghostbuster
Victor Yerrid ... Ghostbuster
Robert Benjamin ... Ghostbuster
Ron Hacker ... Blues Guy

Kara Hamilton ... Valerie
Nicole Wilder ... Kim

Lorna Scott ... Hippie Neighbor

Jeffrey Marcus ... Uptight Neighbor

Ken Takemoto ... Chinese Neighbor

Chaim Girafi ... Dry Cleaner (as Chaim Jeraffi)
Doug Krizner ... Donald
Zoe Waters ... Park Girl

Jacob Chambers ... Kenny

Karen Harrison ... Kenny's Friend

Ingrid Coree ... Waitress

Lee Burns ... Ivan the Bartender

Amita Balla ... Young Receptionist

Tim Connolly ... Security Guard #1

Tony Brubaker ... Security Guard #2

Tim Sitarz ... Security Guard #3

Jimmy Ortega ... Security Guard #4

Ken Clark ... Security Guard #5
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Yeena Fisher ... Seamstress (uncredited)

Michael F. Grant ... Passerby (uncredited)
Steve Irish ... Patrolman (uncredited)
Marilee Lessley ... Elizabeth in Coma (uncredited)
Michael Longstreth ... Boy Walking (uncredited)
Rick Margaritov ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Janean Christine Mariani ... Trendy Barfly (uncredited)
David T. Niles ... Man on Bicycle (uncredited)
Claire Stennet ... Girl at park (uncredited)
Cindy Warner ... Golden Retriever Walker (uncredited)

James D. Weston II ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Directed by
Mark Waters 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Peter Tolan (screenplay) and
Leslie Dixon (screenplay)

Marc Lévy (novel "If Only It Were True") (as Marc Levy)

Produced by
Veronica Brooks .... associate producer
David B. Householter .... executive producer (as David Householter)
Marc Lévy .... co-producer (as Marc Levy)
Laurie MacDonald .... producer
Walter F. Parkes .... producer
 
Original Music by
Rolfe Kent 
 
Cinematography by
Daryn Okada (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Bruce Green 
 
Casting by
Marci Liroff 
 
Production Design by
Cary White 
 
Art Direction by
Maria L. Baker 
 
Set Decoration by
Barbara Haberecht 
 
Costume Design by
Sophie De Rakoff  (as Sophie de Rakoffl)
 
Makeup Department
Simone Almekias-Siegl .... key makeup artist
Steve Artmont .... makeup department head
Cydney Cornell .... hair stylist: Ms. Witherspoon
Judith A. Cory .... key hair stylist
Becky Cotton .... key makeup artist
Gretchen Davis .... makeup artist: San Francisco
Howard Leonard .... hair stylist: San Francisco
Anne Morgan .... hair designer: Ms. Witherspoon
Charlotte Parker .... hair stylist (as Charlotte A. Parker)
Molly Stern .... makeup artist: Ms. Witherspoon (as Molly R. Stern)
Roxane Griffin .... additional hair stylist (uncredited)
Joel Harlow .... makeup designer: Harlow FX (uncredited)
Rob Hinderstein .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Heather Plott .... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Stephanie Ito .... post-production supervisor
Michelle Morrissey .... production supervisor
Lope Yap Jr. .... unit production manager: San Francisco
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Vernon Davidson .... additional second assistant director
David Hakim .... assistant director: San Francisco
Matthew Heffernan .... additional assistant director
Paula Janos .... additional second assistant director
Eric A. Pot .... second assistant director
Benjamin Rosenberg .... first assistant director
Robert 'Skid' Skidmore .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Renee Lee Alito .... construction accountant
Antonio Andraus .... set dresser
Dean Backer .... property master: San Francisco 2nd unit
Rick Broderman .... paint foreman
Lawson Brown .... set dresser
James Burke .... greensman
Mike Cunningham .... assistant property master
Shannon Curfman .... lead person (as Shannon Curfman-Dayan)
Dave DeGaetano .... construction coordinator
David Falconer .... head plasterer
Virginia Hopkins .... on-set painter: San Francisco
Anne Hyvarinen .... stand-by painter
Mark Kelly .... set props assistant
Ray Maxwell .... propmaker gangboss
Richard N. McGuire .... gangboss
Doni McMillan .... leadman: San Francisco
Jennifer Moller .... art department production assistant
Mike Piccirillo .... art department coordinator
Cynthia C. Rebman .... on-set dresser
Sandy Reed .... set dresser
Tom Richardson .... painter: San Francisco
Alex Sessing .... key greensman
Catherine Smith .... set designer
Samantha Smith .... buyer
Paul Stanwyck .... paint foreman (as Paul J. Stanwyck)
Kana Takahashi .... art department coordinator: San Francisco
Jody Weisenfeld .... lead greens person
Marcel Worch .... propmaker gang boss
George Zimninsky .... props: San Francisco
Gary Stel .... propmaker (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Douglas Axtell .... production sound mixer
Mark Binder .... assistant sound editor
Chris Carpenter .... supervising sound mixer
Mark Coffey .... assistant sound editor
Ezra Dweck .... sound effects recording
Ryan Ferro .... sound utility
Donald Flick .... sound effects editor
Jeff Gomillion .... adr mixer
Andy Koyama .... supervising sound mixer
Mark A. Mangini .... sound design: (as Mark Mangini)
Darrin Mann .... foley mixer
Bill Meadows .... recordist
Robert Morrisey .... first assistant sound editor
Ralph Osborn .... dialogue editor
Philip Rogers .... adr recordist
Katie Rowe .... foley artist
Sean Rowe .... foley artist
Reuben Simon .... foley editor
Andy Sisul .... assistant sound editor
Christopher T. Welch .... supervising adr editor
Christopher T. Welch .... supervising dialogue editor
Ben Wienert .... boom operator
Steven J. Berger .... assistant sound (uncredited)
Jeremy Brill .... sound (uncredited)
John Clavin .... sound engineer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Gary D. Bierend .... special effects crew
Erick Brennan .... special effects consultant
Al Broussard .... special effects supervisor
Thomas Rasada .... special effects foreman
Valek Sykes .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Akemi Abe .... main titles
Joseph Bailey .... visual effects
Miguel Bautista .... digital effects artist
Thad Beier .... visual effects
Jeremy Bloch .... digital effects artist
Michael Brazelton .... digital compositor
Michael Brazelton .... paint/roto lead
Tim Carras .... digital compositor: big red pixel
Serena Chang .... visual effects
Jamie Clay .... digital compositor
Brian Corpus .... technical operations manager: Pacific Title and Art Studio
Edward M. Cox .... visual effects coordinator
Andy Davis .... digital compositor: Big Red Pixel
Jamie Dixon .... visual effects supervisor: Hammerhead Productions
Michelle Eisenreich .... visual effects producer: Hammerhead
Tarn Fox .... compositor
Mark Herman .... visual effects
Justin Jones .... digital compositor
John G. Kirby .... visual effects
Sylvain Lebeau .... matchmover
Jonah Loop .... visual effects producer
Rob Menapace .... motion control operator
Matthew Merkovich .... matchmove artist
Raphael Mosley .... Flame artist
David B. Moulder .... visual effects producer: big red pixel
Pete O'Connell .... compositor
Karl Raade .... digital artist
Jay Randall .... visual effects supervisor: BarXseven
Robert Rossello .... visual effects supervisor
Den Serras .... digital compositor: big red pixel
Craig Shumard .... motion control technician
John E. Sullivan .... visual effects supervisor
James D. Tittle .... visual effects coordinator: Pacific Title
Linda Tremblay .... digital compositor
David Ziek .... visual effects coordinator
 
Stunts
Rocky Capella .... stunt coordinator
Ken Clark .... stunt player
Tim Connolly .... stunts
Annie Ellis .... stunts
Tawny Ellis .... stunts (as Tawny Marie Ellis)
Joe Green .... stunt performer
Larry Lam .... stunts
Kevin Larson .... stunts
Mike Martinez .... utility stunts
Tim Meredith .... utility stunts
Danton Mew .... precision driver
Anthony Molinari .... stunt double: Mark Ruffalo
Jimmy Ortega .... stunt performer
Heidi Pascoe .... stunt double: Reese Witherspoon
Jimmy Romano .... stunt coordinator
Tim Sitarz .... stunts
James D. Weston II .... precision driver
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Adcock .... camera operator: "b" camera
Sal Alvarez .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Tim Arasheben .... remote camera technician
Norman Ash .... electrician
Adam Austin .... libra head operator
Ken Bazal .... second assistant camera
James Beaumonte .... key rigging grip: San Francisco
Bill 'Thunder' Bridges .... grip
Steve Cardellini .... key grip: San Francisco
Gregory M. Childers .... best boy grip: San Francisco
James B. Crawford .... gaffer
Daniel Dorowsky .... fixtures
Vincent Every .... grip
Jeph Folkins .... second assistant camera: second unit
Jon Fontana .... chief lighting technician: San Francisco second unit
John Gazdik .... first assistant camera: second unit
Cory Geryak .... chief lighting technician: San Francisco
Gary Gill .... best boy rigging grip: San Francisco
Jeff Gilliam .... electrician: San Francisco
Taylor Greathead .... camera production assistant
Paul Hazard .... best boy rigging electric
Frank Helbig .... rigging gaffer: San Francisco
Don L. Henderson .... dolly grip: San Francisco
Sean Higgins .... dimmer board operator
Leighton Hill .... grip: San Francisco
Mike Hodges .... key grip
Peter Iovino .... still photographer
Alan Jacoby .... film loader
Brook Johnson .... grip: San Francisco
James Keys .... rigging gaffer
Scott Kidner .... assistant chief lighting technician
Tommy Klines .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
James Kumarelas .... additional rigging electrician
Michael Maley .... second unit director of photography
Larry McCarron .... grip
Gary McClendon .... electrician: San Francisco
Mark Nakahara .... best boy rigging electric: San Francisco
Oskar Ness .... grip: San Francisco (as Oscar Ness)
Scott Odermann .... rigging grip
Orlando Orona .... dolly grip: San Francisco
Jeff Pelton .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Peyton Skelton .... set lighting technician
Gregory W. Smith .... Steadicam operator
Gregory W. Smith .... camera operator: "a" camera
Joseph T. Terranova .... set lighting technician
Chris Toll .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
John Trunk .... video assist operator
Jani Vournas .... assistant chief lighting technician: SF second unit
Paul Wilkowsky .... grip
Steven J. Winslow .... aerial camera technician: Wescam camera
Michael Best .... rigging grip: San Francisco (uncredited)
Jonathan Doff .... video assist operator: San Francisco (uncredited)
Todd Stoneman .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Jonathan Block .... animator
 
Casting Department
Chris Bustard .... extras casting
Geralyn Flood .... casting assistant
Nancy Hayes .... extras casting: San Francisco
Michele Short .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mary Beth Bocchicchio .... set costumer (as Mary Beth Ramsey)
Virginia Burton .... costume supervisor
Cathleen Edwards .... key costumer: San Francisco (as Kathleen Edwards)
Kathleen Giordano .... costumer: San Francisco
Lori Harris .... set costumer
Valerie T. O'Brien .... key costumer
Stephen Oh .... costumer
Marian Toy .... assistant costume designer
Tony Velasco .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Samantha Becker .... post-production coordinator
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Martin Cohen .... post-production executive
Tom Hanada .... post-production assistant
Bethany Orlemann .... first assistant editor
Hugh Ross .... assistant editor
Mark Sachen .... colorist
Jeff Smithwick .... color timer
Lee Wimer .... color timer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Tony Blondal .... orchestrator
Bryan Clements .... scoring crew
Stephen Coleman .... music programmer
Stephen Coleman .... orchestrator
Ross DeRoche .... supervising music copyist
Andrew Dorfman .... composer: additional background music
Mark Eshelman .... scoring crew
Trevor Gilchrist .... music programmer: score
Scott Hosfeld .... musician
Charles Martin Inouye .... music editor
Steve Kempster .... score mixer
Rolfe Kent .... conductor
Greg Loskorn .... scoring technician
Adam Michalak .... score recordist
Ralph Sall .... executive music producer
Dan Savant .... orchestra contractor
Nick South .... music editor
Kerry Wikstrom .... orchestrator
Alice Wood .... assistant music editor
Scott McRae .... music preparation (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Michael W. Broomer .... driver
Mark Brown .... driver: production van
Daniel Canamar .... transportation dispatcher
Robert C. Cawley .... driver
Casey Patrick Dugan .... driver
Chris Gorden .... transportation
Michael Menapace .... transportation coordinator
Ed Ramos .... transportation captain: San Francisco (as Ed Ramos)
 
Other crew
Adam H. Anderson .... production assistant
Rachel Bati .... assistant: Ms. Witherspoon
Alex Betuel .... production assistant
Ariana Black .... office production assistant: San Francisco
Jonathan Block .... title designer
Scott Brant .... assistant accountant
Gino Caputi .... production assistant
James Chandler .... key craft service: San Francisco
Gunnar Clancey .... production assistant
William P. Davis .... misc crew
Vicki de Mey .... production intern: San Francisco
Sara Dering .... assistant location manager
Patricia L. DeShields .... production accountant
Brian Dettor .... set production assistant: San Francisco
Sharlene Duale .... second assistant accountant: San Francisco
Stephen Dudycha .... set production assistant
Rory Enke .... location manager: San Francisco
Rebecca Feldman .... second assistant accountant
Ray Felipe .... script researcher
Brett Fifield .... production assistant
Paula Frankel .... script supervisor: second unit
Felix Gehm .... assistant location manager: San Francisco
Christopher Hanada .... assistant production coordinator
Eric Hedayat .... location manager
Brandon Heidt .... production assistant
Steve Hertler .... technician: Pictorvision XR
Eric Hooge .... assistant location manager
Ellen J. Hornstein .... assistant: Mr. Householter
Saisie M. Jang .... assistant location manager: San Francisco
Dave Kasubowski .... craft service
William P. Kelly .... stand-in
Linda Kroll .... assistant: Ms. MacDonald
Daniel Lee .... production assistant
Mary Ellen Leonard .... second craft service: San Francisco
Marilee Lessley .... double
Marilee Lessley .... stand-in
Sharon Lopez .... production secretary: San Francisco
Jimmy Louie .... location assistant
Jim Maguire .... production assistant
Marlene Marks .... payroll accountant
Debbie Merritt .... travel coordinator
Steven R. Molen .... production executive
Peter Moody .... assistant location manager: San Francisco
Dave Moorer .... set medic
Jennifer Mosley .... production secretary
Maya Owings .... assistant production coordinator: San Francisco
Pamela Palmer-DoQui .... assistant: Ms. Witherspoon (as Pam Doqui)
Taylor Phillips .... production assistant
Anisa Qureshi .... office production assistant
Mike Riportella .... second unit captain
Erin Rodman .... assistant: Ms. MacDonald
Nick Rufca .... key production assistant (as Nicholas Rufca)
Jorge Salgado .... production assistant: san francisco
Megan Schmidt .... production assistant
Lori Shockley .... production coordinator: San Francisco
Deborah Simmrin .... unit publicist
Janna Stern .... script supervisor
Jerremy Stewart .... production assistant
Riyoko Tanaka .... assistant: Mr. Parkes
Ryan Tighe .... additional production assistant
Brad Ungar .... production assistant
Derek Van Vermaas .... production coordinator
Derek Jan Vermaas .... production coordinator
Wendy Wilhite .... studio teacher
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc .... helicopter pilot
Jerome Zelle .... assistant craft service
Claire Stennet .... double: Ms Dorsey (uncredited)
Claire Stennet .... stand-in: Ms Dorsey (uncredited)
Helen Alexis Yonov .... production assistant (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some sexual content
Runtime:
95 min
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG | Brazil:Livre | Canada:PG (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) | Canada:G (Québec) | Czech Republic:12 | Finland:K-3 | Germany:6 | Hungary:14 | Iceland:10 | Iceland:LH (video rating) | Ireland:PG | Malaysia:U | Mexico:A | Netherlands:6 | Norway:A | Philippines:PG-13 (Avid Phil) | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:15 | Sweden:Btl | Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud) | Switzerland:12 (canton of Zurich) | Taiwan:PG-12 | UK:PG | USA:PG-13 (certificate #41875)

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Trivia:
The director chose to use a real cable car instead of a prop cable car. So when the realtor follows David across the street to Elizabeth's apartment, she runs across the tracks in her heels to avoid the cable car.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Elizabeth is a transparent spirit, but she gives off shadows in the early scenes on the roof and in the street.See more »
Quotes:
[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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Movie Connections:
Spoofs Stir of Echoes (1999)See more »
Soundtrack:
I Put a Spell on YouSee more »

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53 out of 60 people found the following review useful.
Just Like Heaven is a cute romantic comedy with some minor flaws, but you quickly get past them, 22 February 2006
Author: Kristine (kristinedrama14@msn.com) from Chicago, Illinois

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!

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