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Heaven Can Wait

1978 Rated PG 1hr 41m

When an angel prematurely takes quarterback Joe Pendleton's soul to heaven after an accident, he must be sent back to earth. With his remains cremated, Joe is put into the body of a multimillionaire whose wife and assistant have just poisoned him.

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Movie Details

1979 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Top 100 Laughs nominee
1979 Academy Award®
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Cinematography nominee
  • Best Supporting Actor nominee: Jack Warden
  • Best Director nominee: Warren Beatty
  • Best Music Score nominee
  • Best Actor nominee: Warren Beatty
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nominee
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Supporting Actress nominee: Dyan Cannon
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 12+
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital Mono, English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

A nice Paramount title, with an OK widescreen, and English and French sound in mono with French subtitles. The original trailer (which is, bluntly, horrible) is included.