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Beautiful Dreamer (2006)

A pilot gets shot down and gets amnesia; later on his grief-stricken wife finds him in a small town, and is shocked that he doesn't remember her.

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Terry Chase Chenowith (screenplay & story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brooke Langton ... Claire
Colin Egglesfield ... Joe / Thomas 'Tommy' Warner
James Denton ... Dr. Kessler
Barry Corbin ... Grandpa
William Lee Scott ... Clay
Rusty Schwimmer ... Jeannie
Susan Barnes Susan Barnes ... Ruby
Tom Everett
Elise Jackson ... Sherry
Lauren Woodland ... Racheal
Channon Roe ... Ray (as Shannon Roe)
Brett Moses ... Pete Newell
Tim Ryan Tim Ryan ... Douglas
Duke Stroud ... Colonel Chambers
Jeanine Lorenzo Jeanine Lorenzo
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Storyline

Orphan Joe Kelly has an idyllic youth growing up in the country with his grandpa, and can turn his hobby into his profession as crop spray plane pilot. After Pearl Harbor, he joins the US Air Force as bomber pilot. Joe's wife Claire is notified he's missing, presumed killed when his plane is shot down over Germany. Later a military mate reports he saw Joe alive, apparently taken POW. Claire starts searching and finally finds Joe elsewhere in the US, but suffering from amnesia, and living under the name Tommy Warner, as partner of a tiny commercial air freight firm. Written by KGF Vissers

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Love Will Bring You Home

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some war violence and mild language
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Trivia

According to an article in the Orange County Register, the film was shot in 17 days. See more »

Goofs

The plane at the airfield where Tommy is working circa 1946 is marked "United States Air Force". This term was not used until September 1947. Until that time the branch was called the United States Army Air Forces. Additionally, army air force planes at the time were never labeled as such, instead using insignias for identification such as the ones shown on the B-24. See more »

Crazy Credits

The credits at the end of the film list the crew members of the B-24 Liberator Bomber (The Starduster) piloted by Willis Miller in World War II. See more »

Soundtracks

Boogie Woogie Bee Bop
Performed by Fay Aiyana
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Definitely not a good romantic movie...
18 January 2008 | by inteleartsSee all my reviews

While not dreadful Beautiful Dreamer is so clichéd and just predicable that it fails on every front.

A simple tale of childhood love, that grew up, and get married. He then goes off to the Second World War and loses his memory (or has dissociative personality disorder) anyhoo he does not remember his previous life. When his wife's car breaks down and finds him in a small town, and he cannot remember her, there follows the inevitable tale of discovery and love reborn.

We normally love romantic movies but this is too simple to really shine. The camera and lighting are all pretty basic and it all looks and feels like to belongs instantly on Hallmark.

I cannot recommend this: it is just to saccharine, and the script lacks any depth of its complicated topic - all in all it felt barely OK, and barely romantic: just too predictable, linear, and made for TV values to shine.

Sorry...not one for the heart or brain...


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Release Date:

26 February 2011 (Belgium) See more »

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