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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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(as Francis Coppola)
Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Peggy Sue
... Charlie Bodell
... Richard Norvik
... Carol Heath
... Maddy Nagle
... Michael Fitzsimmons
... Walter Getz
... Delores Dodge
... Rosalie Testa
... Arthur Nagle
... Evelyn Kelcher
... Jack Kelcher
... Nancy Kelcher
... Elizabeth Alvorg
... Barney Alvorg
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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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10 October 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Peggy Sue, su pasado la espera  »

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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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Dennis Quaid turned down the role of Charlie Bodell in order to appear in The Big Easy (1986). See more »

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When Carol and Maddie are in Peggy's room asking about her date with Michael Fitzsimmons, the camera angle shows all three girls. Maddie says "Yeah, he's so cool and mysterious," but her mouth doesn't move. See more »

Quotes

Carol Heath: Peggy Sue, call me okay?
Peggy Sue: Yes, let's keep in touch.
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Features American Bandstand (1952) 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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A warm and underrated movie
20 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

Kathleen Turner is great in this movie, she more or less pulls off her task and is very believable as the teenager who gets to relive and, to some point, change and correct her past. Francis Ford Coppola knows exactly where to draw the fine line between heart warming and pathetic and does so with great artistic knowledge and taste. This movie is filled with memorable quotes, like "No more jello for me, mom!" and is altogether very funny. Great performances from a pile of familiar faces, Nicholas Cage is irritating at first, but is likeable at the end. A great score, a great and heart warming story, solid acting and nostalgia make this movie more than worth a second viewing. 8/10


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