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Second Time Lucky (1984)

There's a new wager between Heaven and Hell. Devil bets God that if God were to pick two young people to be the new Adam and Eve, they'd sin again. God accepts and sends a college couple to various eras, starting with the Garden of Eden.

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Michael Anderson

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Diane Franklin ... Eve
Roger Wilson ... Adam
Jon Gadsby Jon Gadsby ... Gabriel
Robert Helpmann ... The Devil
Robert Morley ... God
John Michael Howson John Michael Howson ... Devil's Assistant
William Ewens William Ewens ... Chuck (as Bill Ewens)
Eunice Ewens Eunice Ewens ... Abby
Erna Larsen Erna Larsen ... Suzy
John Hudson John Hudson ... Jimmy
Gay Dean Gay Dean ... Spinster
Brenda Kendall Brenda Kendall ... Dykin
Onno Boelee Onno Boelee ... Ripperus
Paul Owen-Lowe Paul Owen-Lowe ... Roman Guard
Derek Payne Derek Payne ... Colonel Anderson
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There's a new wager between Heaven and Hell. Devil bets God that if God were to pick two young people to be the new Adam and Eve, they'd sin again. God accepts and sends a college couple to various eras, starting with the Garden of Eden.

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In the beginning the Devil made a bet with God. The Devil backed Eve, God backed Adam. [UK DVD] See more »


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Diane Franklin would again use a French accent in Better Off Dead... (1985) as a foreign exchange student. See more »

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Composed and Performed by Roger Wilson
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So-so comedy, but Diane Franklin redeems it.
21 January 2000 | by TroyAirSee all my reviews

Its been awhile since I've seen this film but I recall that it was a so-so comedy who's only redeeming feature was the fact that Diane Franklin starred in it. Basic premise is that one man and one woman are sent through History to show the value of love during a test by the Devil (or something like that). Anyway, it starts out with Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden (yes, we see her topless). Then WW1 when Diane proves her love by standing before her lover as he's about to get shot by a German firing squad and opening her blouse (again, we see some skin). And so on until the Devil decides that Love can conquer all.

A good film for those who saw "Better Off Dead" and wanted to know if Diane was as hot as she appeared in that film with John Cusak. Answer: she sure was. If you're looking for comedy, skip this film and try "Better Off Dead".


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Country:

New Zealand | Australia

Language:

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Release Date:

18 October 1984 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Aatami ja Eeva - uusintaottelu See more »

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London, England, UK See more »

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NZD5,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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