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Forever Young (1992)

During a cryogenics test, a pilot frozen in 1939 awakes in 1992 but time is running out, as his body starts to age rapidly.

Director:

Steve Miner

Writer:

J.J. Abrams (as Jeffrey Abrams)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mel Gibson ... Capt. Daniel McCormick
Jamie Lee Curtis ... Claire Cooper
Elijah Wood ... Nat Cooper
Isabel Glasser ... Helen
George Wendt ... Harry Finley
Joe Morton ... Cameron
Nicolas Surovy ... John
David Marshall Grant ... Lt. Col. Wilcox USAF
Robert Hy Gorman ... Felix
Millie Slavin Millie Slavin ... Susan Finley
Michael A. Goorjian ... Steven (as Michael Goorjian)
Veronica Lauren ... Alice
Art LaFleur ... Alice's Father
Eric Pierpoint ... Fred
Walton Goggins ... Gate MP (as Walt Goggins)
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Storyline

A 1939 test pilot asks his best friend to use him as a guinea pig for a cryogenics experiment. Daniel McCormick wants to be frozen for a year so that he doesn't have to watch his love lying in a coma. The next thing Daniel knows is that he's been awoken in 1992. Written by Rob Hartill

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1930s | love | pilot | boy | single mother | See All (23) »

Taglines:

Time waits for no man but true love waits forever

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some language and domestic conflict | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The book that Nat gives Daniel to read so he can catch up on history is "Chronicle of America" by Clifton Daniel, which spans the years 1600 to 1989, the latter being the year the book was published. See more »

Goofs

After the crash the doctor uses his stethoscope on Daniel, but it's not in his ears. See more »

Quotes

Claire Cooper: You're holding my heart.
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Connections

Referenced in Signs (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

You Are My Sunshine
Written by Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell
Sung by Elijah Wood
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True Love Lasts
21 February 2005 | by funky_cherry86See all my reviews

In 1939 Captain Daniel McCormick (Gibson) was a test pilot who was on the verge of asking his childhood sweetheart Helen (Glasser) to marry him. However tragedy strikes when Helen is hurt in a car accident, six months pass and she is still in a coma. Daniel asks his best friend Harry Finley (Wendt) if he could be the specimen for Harry's cryogenics project, soon enough he is in a deep frozen sleep and wants to be woken up when Helen gets better. It's 50 years later and two boys Nat (Wood) and Felix (Gorman) accidentally stumble upon Daniel and he's brought back to life, he becomes friends with Nat's mother Claire (Curtis) who introduces him into the 1990's. Forever Young is a very romantic love story and it proves that love waits forever.

9/10 Stars.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 December 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Rest of Daniel See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,609,875, 20 December 1992

Gross USA:

$55,956,187

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$127,956,187
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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