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Heaven Can Wait (1978)

PG
101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire.
Writers
Elaine May (screenplay) | Warren Beatty (screenplay) | Harry Segall (based upon a play by)
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Patricia Mock (as Pat Mock)
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$ 4,192,799
Gross (USA)
$ 81,640,278
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Release date
Jun 28, 1978 (United States)

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Julie Christie
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6.9 / 10 | 16,114 votes