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Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 9 May 1985 (USA)
When her father goes out of town, beautiful A-student Natalie lets best friends Jeff and Polly move in. Separately and together, the trio of young teens learn much about life, love, and growing up.

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Linda Feferman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Connelly ... Natalie Becker
Byron Thames ... Jeff Moran
Maddie Corman ... Polly Franklin
Alan Boyce ... James Casey
Michael Zaslow ... Natalie's Father
Polly Draper ... Jeff's Mother
Marshall Bell ... Jeff's Stepfather
Billy Wirth ... Zoo Knudsen
Terry Kinney ... Bill the Photographer
Spalding Gray ... Dr. Rodney
Michael Higgins ... Senator Peterson
Denny Dillon ... Aunt Gail
Lauren Holly ... Lisa
Paul Martell Paul Martell ... White House Aide
Margo Skinner Margo Skinner ... Polly's Mother
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Storyline

Natalie Becker is staying at home studying and working on an essay to meet the president while her father is away. Jeffrey Moran, a childhood friend (whom her father does not know) is having trouble with his stepfather, Jeremy, who is an immature bully, so she lets him stay with her. All sorts of trouble and misunderstandings ensue. Natalie's best friend Polly tries to date a pro baseball player, Zoo Knudson, and is very intrusive on Natalie's personal life, jumping to hasty conclusions. She is also ready to jump on a plane to New York to be with Zoo. Written by Scott Hutchins <scottandrewh@home.com>

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When you're fifteen, being in love is more than just...

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

9 May 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Surprises See more »

Filming Locations:

Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,078, 11 May 1986, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$31,430
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

After finishing this film, Jennifer Connelly and Maddie Corman both auditioned for the lead role in Labyrinth (1986). Innitially Corman was very much considered, but when Connelly auditioned it was clear to director Jim Henson that she was the right choice. See more »

Goofs

In the part where Natalie Becker talks to the Vice President - saying, "I wrote you a letter," a boom mic is visible for 1 sec. on the top part of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Jeff Moran: I mean, we've known each other all our lives! You were Dr. Jeff's first patient...
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Connections

References The Last Starfighter (1984) See more »

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Ready Or Not
Written by Robert Kraft & Franne Golde
Performed by Josie Aiello
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Very true to life...to be fifteen again....never
5 December 1999 | by ann70See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie.I was fifteen when this movie came out and I could relate. This will be a movie I would show my kids to let them know, the feelings they are having are normal. It is funny to see how we could be so devestated by things at such a young age..who knew that we would bounce back....again and again....Great movie!!!!


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