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Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 10 October 1986 (USA)
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Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up, she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.

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Francis Ford Coppola (as Francis Coppola)
Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathleen Turner ... Peggy Sue
Nicolas Cage ... Charlie Bodell
Barry Miller ... Richard Norvik
Catherine Hicks ... Carol Heath
Joan Allen ... Maddy Nagle
Kevin J. O'Connor ... Michael Fitzsimmons
Jim Carrey ... Walter Getz
Lisa Jane Persky ... Delores Dodge
Lucinda Jenney ... Rosalie Testa
Wil Shriner ... Arthur Nagle
Barbara Harris ... Evelyn Kelcher
Don Murray ... Jack Kelcher
Sofia Coppola ... Nancy Kelcher
Maureen O'Sullivan ... Elizabeth Alvorg
Leon Ames ... Barney Alvorg
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Storyline

A 43-year-old mother and housewife who's facing divorce is thrust back in time when she attends her high-school reunion. Given the chance to change the course of her life, she finds herself making many of the same choices. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

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She awoke in the past with a chance to rebuild her future. See more »


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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Peggy Sue, su pasado la espera See more »

Filming Locations:

Cloverdale, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,942,408, 13 October 1986, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$41,382,841
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Steve Guttenberg was considered for the role of Charlie. In his biography, "The Guttenberg Bible", Steve recounts that he spent most of his audition time questioning Francis Ford Coppola about the making of The Godfather (1972). See more »

Goofs

The jar of M&Ms behind Peggy Sue when she is in the kitchen with her daughter. See more »

Quotes

Peggy Sue: We had one glorious night together, someday you'll remember and write about it.
Michael Fitzsimmons: Yeah, I can dig that. Bittersweet perfection. Dogs of lust on leashes of memory.
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Referenced in Serial Mom (1994) See more »

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Just A Dream
Written by Jimmy Clanton and Cosimo Matassa
Performed by Jimmy Clanton
Courtesy of Ace Records
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Back to the Future "Romance"
22 September 2007 | by canadianct110See all my reviews

I consider Peggy Sue Got Married as one of the all time great movies. Kathleen Turner and Nicholas Cage both do a superb job in this one. The Orchestra Music, I believe was by John Barry was also wonderful. Reminded me of the kind of great music in "Out of Africa" and even a one song in "Doc Hollywood". It really moves you and you'll never forget where you first heard the songs. The main theme is "Peggy Sue's Homecoming", or is it "Somewhere in Time" by John Barry; its one or the other, for sure . I wish that Hollywood would bring out more shows like this...some romance, nostalgia, no real violence, no swearing AND yet it was a hit! Wonderful! I must admit that I'm a nostalgia fan and movies like this one, all the back to the future shows have me fascinated. Perhaps it's because we often find ourselves daydreaming of the good old days and simpler times...far removed from the hectic pace of today. Heck, I even love watching reruns of the Waltons! I would highly recommend this movie to everyone...cozy up to your TV with a good friend, make some popcorn, put a fire on and ENJOY! How could anyone NOT love this movie!


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