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Hello Again (1987)

A suburban housewife chokes to death and is brought back to life by a spell cast by her wacky sister.

Director:

Frank Perry

Writer:

Susan Isaacs
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shelley Long ... Lucy Chadman
Judith Ivey ... Zelda
Gabriel Byrne ... Kevin Scanlon
Corbin Bernsen ... Jason Chadman
Sela Ward ... Kim Lacey
Austin Pendleton ... Junior Lacey
Carrie Nye Carrie Nye ... Regina Holt
Robert Lewis Robert Lewis ... Phineas Devereux
Madeleine Potter ... Felicity Glick
Thor Fields Thor Fields ... Danny Chadman
John Cunningham ... Bruce Holt
I.M. Hobson I.M. Hobson ... Butler
Mary Fogarty Mary Fogarty ... Maid
Tony Sirico ... Tough Guy
Elkan Abramowitz Elkan Abramowitz ... Burns
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Storyline

A suburban housewife chokes to death and is brought back to life by a spell cast by her wacky sister.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Her life just hasn't been the same since her death. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

According to imnotastalker(dot)com: "In the 1987 comedy "Hello Again [1987]", the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion portrays the home of Junior Lacey (Austin Pendleton), where Lucy Chadman (Shelley Long) and her sister, Zelda (Judith Ivey), go to ask for funding to start a day care center at the Knickerbocker Hospital." The mansion sits at the corner of 79th Street and 5th Avenue. See more »

Goofs

At 44:12, as Lucy and Jason approach the railing, a hand appears in the upper left corner for six frames. See more »

Quotes

Kevin Scanlon: That look has real possibilities.
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User Reviews

 
I Loved This Movie and No One Can Stop Me!
6 July 2004 | by Enrique-Sanchez-56See all my reviews

There is a lot in this movie that is fun to watch, fresh, charming, original and could not have been made with any other cast.

Shelley Long won me over with this film. I was never a big Cheers fan but this made me wake up and take notice of her. She has been underutilized in Hollywood because she isn't outrageous...but that's everyone's loss.

Judith Ivey is another great talent with which Hollywood has no idea what to do. Her charm and kookiness in this film lets her shine.

The rest of the cast has a great deal of chemistry and is cast well for their broad characteristics.

Please don't listen to others - - there are hundreds of other movies that deserve to be reviled and vilified more than this. Sure it's predictable -- How many movies aren't???

The concept is enjoyable and I predict that some bimbo-star of the future will remake this and it will be fabulously popular. People will flock to see it just because of the bimbo and then finally THIS movie will have had its vindication and will be eulogized -- pardon the pun.

Just see it. It's fun.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hello Again See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,712,892, 8 November 1987

Gross USA:

$20,419,446

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,419,446
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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