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Date with an Angel (1987)

Jim is soon to be married to Patty, but when he wakes up after a bachelor party thrown by his friends, he finds an injured angel in his pool. When Patty sees her, she thinks he's seeing ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael E. Knight ... Jim Sanders
Phoebe Cates ... Patty Winston
Emmanuelle Béart ... Angel
David Dukes ... Ed Winston
Phillip Brock ... George
Albert Macklin Albert Macklin ... Don
Peter Kowanko Peter Kowanko ... Rex
Vinny Argiro Vinny Argiro ... Ben Sanders
Bibi Besch ... Grace Sanders
Cheryl Pollak ... Rhonda / Cashier in Market (as Cheryl A. Pollak)
Steven Banks Steven Banks ... Aldridge
Charles Lane ... Father O'Shea
J. Don Ferguson J. Don Ferguson ... Harlan Rafferty
Bert Hogue Bert Hogue ... Police Officer #1
O'Clair Alexander ... Police Officer #2
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Storyline

Jim is soon to be married to Patty, but when he wakes up after a bachelor party thrown by his friends, he finds an injured angel in his pool. When Patty sees her, she thinks he's seeing someone else and gets upset and tells her father. Now he has to figure out how to; cure the angel, tell Patty what happened, keep his friends from taking the angel to the papers, and keep Patty's father from killing him. It's no wonder he has a headache. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Jim is about to marry a princess... but he's in love with an angel.


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A minha Namorada é um Anjo See more »

Filming Locations:

Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$1,988,962
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This film marks French actress Emmanuelle Béart's first role in an English-language motion picture. See more »

Goofs

Angel's injured wing varies from injured to healed, then injured again. See more »

Quotes

George: Don't start something you can't finish.
Ben Sanders: [somehow terrifying] What have you done to my Son?
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Soundtracks

Someone Who Believes In You
Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King
Performed by Russell Hitchcock
From his self-titled album (1988)
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It's fun and plot is very interesting
8 September 2004 | by grindkilledemoSee all my reviews

When I was a very young lad I used to watch this movie again, and again, and again. I don't why but this, innerspace, ghostbusters (1 and later 2) and beetlejuice were the crown jewels of my video library. It may be campy, but it has a pretty good storyline and a slew of hilarious moments. Let's face it it's still betetr than 90% of the movies that came out this year--and most of the late nineties--UNder the tuscan Sun, I"m looking in your direction. Anyway Phoebe Cates and the model angel chick are wicked hot--and really random thigns like a singing love-o-gram dressed as a beetle pop-up in the flick. For a late eighties romantic comedy, the plot is actually somewhat interesting and doesn't involve shenanigans with a dead boss, a secret party island, or either of the corey;s. It's good times.


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