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A Little Bit of Heaven (2011)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 4 May 2012 (USA)
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An irreverent young woman who uses her humor to prevent matters from getting serious has a life-changing visit with her doctor.

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Nicole Kassell

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Gren Wells

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Hudson ... Marley Corbett
Gael García Bernal ... Julian Goldstein
Kathy Bates ... Beverly Corbett
Lucy Punch ... Sarah Walker
Romany Malco ... Peter Cooper
Rosemarie DeWitt ... Renee Blair (as Rosemarie Dewitt)
Whoopi Goldberg ... God
Treat Williams ... Jack Corbett
Steven Weber ... Rob Randolf
Peter Dinklage ... Vinnie
Alan Dale ... Dr. Sanders
Jason Davis ... Thomas Blair
Bailey Bass Bailey Bass ... Cammie Blair
Charlotte Bass Charlotte Bass ... Cammie Blair
Brett Rice ... Ad Agency Client
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Storyline

An irreverent young woman who uses her humor to prevent matters from getting serious has a life-changing visit with her doctor.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Life starts now.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, including crude references, and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 May 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Earthbound See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,011, 6 May 2012

Gross USA:

$15,375

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,296,937
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Kate Hudson also starred in "The Skeleton Key"(2005), which was also filmed in New Orleans, LA. See more »

Goofs

When Julian is driving to see Marley in the hospital we see over his shoulder checking the phone we also see the dashboard of his car, on the display is the speed and it shows 0 showing that he is really on a flatbed See more »

Quotes

Marley Corbett: This idea that you have to fall in love in order to live happily ever after... is just not true.
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Soundtracks

Makeup of a fool
Written by Ivan Neville and Anders Osborne,
Performed by Ivan Neville, Anders Osborne, Tony Hall and Raymond Weber
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A different review from a Man
6 February 2012 | by duane4321See all my reviews

Okay, I have read the other reviews of this movie, and I must say, I think the women are much more on base than the men. I believe the other men who have reviewed this, have some issues with what the world calls a chick flick... A Little Bit of Heaven, in my opinion as man, was actually the perfect blend of humor and drama, Kate Hudson's finest work that I have seen to date. Its a story of an individuals ups and downs of coping with death at a very young age. I felt this movie showed both the attempts to stay positive an upbeat as well as what I am sure happens, the anger to the people around you. For the reviews who gave this anything less than 6 minimum, but then rate "The Other Guys" a perfect 10, shows you they are just shallow. I am a father of 4 daughters, and can't imagine what it would of be like to go through something like this. I would recommend this movie to all, minus the men, who think they are too cool or tough to show a little emotion, as this movie in my opinion will bring tears to anyone...


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