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O'Hara's Wife (1982)

PG | | Comedy, Drama | January 1984 (USA)
A mourning workaholic's deceased wife comes back to haunt him, but in a benevolent way, trying to get him to change his dreary attorney life into a life where he has a relationship with his children and is happier with himself.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Bob O'Hara
... Harry' OHara
... Barbara O'Hara
... Rob O'Hara
... Fred O'Hara
... Walter Tatum
Allen Williams ... Billy Tatum
... Gloria
Nelson Welch ... Nelson Attleby
... Jerry Brad
... Doctor Fischer
... Beth Douglas
Erik Kilpatrick ... Police Officer
Dean Santoro ... Appraiser
Howard Mann ... Moving man
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Workaholic attorney Bob O'Hara (Asner) is devastated when his wife (Hartley) dies suddenly. She returns to "haunt" him, however, (a la "Topper") and her mission is to persuade him to slow down, watch his own health, and renew relationships with his two grown children (Foster and Lang.) Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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Heaven can wait... But O'Hara's Wife won't!

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El cielo puede esperar, pero la mujer de O'Hara no  »

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Referenced in Alpha to Omega: Exposing 'The Osterman Weekend' (2004) See more »

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I'LL NEVER SAY GOOD BYE
Written by Atrie Butler, Molly Ann Leiken
Performed by Billy Preston
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I don't care what others say, I liked it!
19 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film over 15 years ago on Cable TV. There are far worse films out there that you can watch. I liked and cared for the characters, and that's more than you can say about a lot of films. And I remember the plot after all this time.


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